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The next oil major? Service firm Schlumberger’s big bet on production

The world’s largest oilfield services company, Schlumberger NV (SLB.N), is spending billions of dollars buying stakes in its customers’ oil and gas projects – investing in the same ventures it supplies with equipment and expertise.

The new business model gives Schlumberger a say in drilling decisions, oilfield management and even on hiring other Schlumberger units for service contracts, the company has told investors.

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