Schlumberger General Web Site Terms & Conditions of Use

Access. BY USING THIS WEB SITE YOU AGREE TO THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS EXPRESSED HERE. They apply exclusively to your access to, and use of, this Web site and do not alter in any way the Terms and Conditions of any other agreement you may have with Schlumberger.

General. Schlumberger operates and maintains this Web site, at least in part, from Houston, Texas, USA.

Contacts. Address technical questions or comments about the Schlumberger Web site to the Schlumberger Web team. Direct general questions to Schlumberger Corporate Communications. For other communications, direct as indicated in the following paragraphs.

Privacy. See the Schlumberger General Web Site Privacy Statement.

Submissions. Except as otherwise provided in a separate written agreement between you and Schlumberger, you agree that any materials, including but not limited to questions, comments, suggestions, ideas, discoveries, plans, notes, drawings, original or creative materials, or other information, provided by you in the form of e-mail or electronic submissions to Schlumberger, or postings at this Web site, are nonconfidential and shall become the sole property of Schlumberger to the fullest extent permitted by applicable law. Schlumberger shall own exclusive rights and shall be entitled to the unrestricted use of these materials for any purpose, commercial or otherwise, without acknowledgment or additional compensation to you. In the event applicable law operates to prevent Schlumberger from becoming the sole owner of any such property, then this provision shall be effective as granting to Schlumberger (with unfettered rights of assignment) a perpetual, worldwide, paid-in-full, nonexclusive right (including any moral rights) and license to make, use, sell, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, create derivative works from, distribute, communicate to the public, perform and display the content (in whole or in part) worldwide and or to incorporate it in other works in any form, media, or technology now known or later developed, for the full term of any rights that may exist in any such material.

Copyrights, trademarks, and permissions. You acknowledge that Schlumberger or third parties granting rights to Schlumberger hold title to all materials on this site, which are the copyrighted works of Schlumberger or the third parties, with all rights reserved. Such materials include but are not limited to design, text, graphics, files, photographs, video and audio clips, and the selection and arrangement thereof. Schlumberger authorizes you to view and use the Web site with the following restrictions: 1) use must be solely for your personal informational and noncommercial use; 2) downloading is limited to one electronic or hard copy of limited portions; 3) each page downloaded must include this copyright statement displayed in a prominent position: " Schlumberger. All rights reserved."; 4) materials cannot be modified, forwarded, displayed, distributed, performed, or published in any media without the prior written permission of Schlumberger.

You may not frame or use framing techniques to enclose any portion of this site without the express written consent of Schlumberger. You may not use meta tags or any other hidden text using the Schlumberger name or trademarks and service marks without the express written consent of Schlumberger.

No commercial use of the information on or under this Web site is licensed or permitted. The use of automated systems (robots, spiders, or any other data-mining or similar data-gathering and extraction tools) to access, acquire, or download information on this Web site is expressly prohibited where such systems are employed in connection with commercial objectives, or in a fashion that directly or indirectly violates the privacy interests of any individual. The word "Schlumberger," the Schlumberger logo, and the products and services described in this Web site are either trademarks, trade names, or service marks of Schlumberger and its licensors, or are the property of their respective owners. These marks may not be copied, imitated, or used, in whole or in part, without the express prior written permission of Schlumberger or their respective owners, and then with the proper acknowledgments. In addition, page headers, custom graphics, button icons, and scripts may be service marks, trademarks, or trade dress of Schlumberger, and may not be copied, imitated, or used, in whole or in part, without the prior written permission of Schlumberger.

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