Exclusive: Bonuses slashed at Schlumberger as ‘pricing pressure’ continues | Energy Voice

An employee at the testing services division in Aberdeen said the move had heightened concerns that the company intends to shut down the operation.

Schlumberger confirmed that it would be “realigning” bonuses to offset “continued pricing pressure”, but said there were no plans to remove testing activities from the north-east.

He said bonuses had already been reduced on one occasion − at the start of the downturn.

He said workers would ask management to provide clarity on the company’s plans for the division.

A spokeswoman for Schlumberger said: “Unfortunately, as a result of continued pricing pressure, Schlumberger has had to realign its bonus structure in line with job requirements for testing services in Aberdeen.

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