SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)
of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): March 27, 2017
SCHLUMBERGER N.V. (SCHLUMBERGER LIMITED)
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction
42, rue Saint-Dominique, Paris, France 75007
5599 San Felipe, Houston, Texas 77056
62 Buckingham Gate, London SW1E 6AJ
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(Addresses of principal executive offices and zip or postal codes)
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|Item 7.01||Regulation FD Disclosure.|
On March 27, 2017, Paal Kibsgaard, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Schlumberger, presented at the Scotia Howard Weil 2017 Energy Conference in New Orleans, Louisiana, to discuss, among other things, the current business outlook. The presentation and slides are available on the Schlumberger Investor Relations website at http://investorcenter.slb.com/phoenix.zhtml?c=97513&p=irol-presentations and at http://www.slb.com/news/presentations.aspx.
Cautionary Statement Regarding Forward-Looking Statements
The presentation referred to above contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of the federal securities laws that is, statements about the future, not about past events. Such statements often contain words such as expect, may, believe, plan, estimate, intend, anticipate, should, could, will, see, likely, and other similar words.
Forward-looking statements address matters that are, to varying degrees, uncertain, such as statements about our financial and performance targets and other forecasts or expectations regarding business outlook, including in North America land; growth for Schlumberger as a whole and for each of its Groups and segments (and for specified products or geographic areas within a segment); oil and natural gas demand and production growth; rig count; oil and natural gas prices; improvements in operating procedures and technology; capital expenditures by Schlumberger and the oil and gas industry; the business strategies of Schlumbergers customers; targeted mergers and acquisitions; the success of Schlumbergers joint ventures and alliances, including the Weatherford joint venture; the anticipated benefits of our transformation efforts; future global economic conditions; and future results of operations. These statements are subject to risks and uncertainties, including, but not limited to, global economic conditions; changes in exploration and production spending by Schlumbergers customers and changes in the level of oil and natural gas exploration and development; demand for our integrated services and new technologies; the inability to reduce the cost-per-barrel of hydrocarbon developments; Schlumbergers future cash flows; the success of Schlumbergers transformation efforts; general economic, political, security and business conditions in key regions of the world; country risk; pricing erosion; foreign exchange rates; weather and seasonal factors; operational modifications, delays or cancellations; production declines; changes in government regulations and regulatory requirements, including those related to offshore oil and gas exploration, radioactive sources, explosives, chemicals, hydraulic fracturing services and climate-related initiatives; the inability of technology to meet challenges in exploration and production; the inability to realize expected value from SPM and other projects; the inability to realize expected benefits from the Weatherford joint venture, the inability to retain key employees; and other risks and uncertainties detailed in our most recent Forms 10-K, 10-Q, and 8-K filed with or furnished to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. If one or more of these or other risks or uncertainties materialize (or the consequences of such a development changes), or should underlying assumptions prove incorrect, actual outcomes may vary materially from those reflected in our forward-looking statements. The forward-looking statements speak only as of the date of the attached presentation, and Schlumberger disclaims any intention or obligation to update publicly or revise such statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the Registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
|Saul R. Laureles|
Deputy General Counsel
Date: March 27, 2017