Schlumberger Cambridge Research Center

Schlumberger Cambridge Research Center

The Schlumberger Cambridge Research Center (SCR) on the western outskirts of Cambridge, England, is a distinctive marquee-like structure housing multidisciplinary research teams of more than 100 scientists and technicians.

Telephone: +44 (0)1223 315 576
Address: High Cross, Madingley Road, Cambridge
Postcode: CB3 0EL
Country: United Kingdom
Membership type:Founder Member

Schlumberger Cambridge Research is a distinctive marquee-like structure dominating the High Cross site on the western outskirts of Cambridge, England. This spectacular building was completed in 1985 and the smaller second phase was opened in 1992. Altogether, there are more than 930 m2; of laboratory space and offices for more than 100 scientists, technicians and domain experts.

SCR hosts the Nerve Centre of the Well Construction Platform, as well as two smaller cross-Platform science activities, one for Production and one for Exploration & Field Development. 

The Well Construction Platform team is tasked to create the most efficient workflows to deliver integrated technology solutions, including fully automated drilling systems, whilst continuing to provide the market with the best individual technologies.

At the Well Construction Nerve Centre, a multidisciplinary ecosystem enables an agile approach to exploring solutions from different idea sources in close collaboration with technology partners and customers. Embedded in the Nerve Centre is a Platform focus and business intelligence, facilitating innovative ideas to address specific challenges—and make an augmented impact for our business, our customers, and our industry as a whole.

The Schlumberger Gould Research Centre listed at GRADE II*

Cambridge high-tech architectural landmark listed at GRADE II*

The landmark Schlumberger Gould Research Centre in Cambridge designed by Sir Michael Hopkins, one of the leading British architects of recent times, has been listed at Grade II* by Heritage Minister Tracey Crouch on the advice of Historic England.

22 February 2017Read in full

Subsea Integration Alliance awarded deepwater integrated EPCIC contract in the Gulf of Mexico

Project to deliver industry’s longest deepwater subsea multiphase boosting tieback

5 December 2016Read in full

M-I SWACO releases new fluid and cuttings separator

SCREEN PULSE separator delivers optimum efficiency and reduces overall drilling costs

6 May 2015Read in full

BP standardizes on Schlumberger technology for new global software platform

BP standardizes on Schlumberger technology for new global software platform

First deployment of platform successfully completed for all petrotechnical users in Aberdeen

10 April 2015Read in full

Schlumberger introduces coiled tubing real-time selective perforating and activation system

Schlumberger's ACTive OptiFIRE system enables selective perforating at different depths in a single run, saving time and operational costs.

30 March 2015Read in full

Schlumberger introduces coiled tubing real-time multiset inflatable packer

Schlumberger's ACTive Straddle packer isolates and treats multiple zones on a single trip, reducing workover costs and improving treatment efficiency for production optimisation.

27 March 2015Read in full

Schlumberger and Chevron Energy Technology Company sign software agreement

Schlumberger announced the signing of a long-term software contract with Chevron Energy Technology Company (ETC), a division of Chevron USA Inc. The new contract provides universal access to the Petrel* E&P software platform across Chevron’s entire earth sciences organisation.

25 March 2015Read in full

Schlumberger launches two new full-azimuth multiclient surveys in the US Gulf of Mexico

Latest technologies for survey acquisition and imaging employed to support operational decisions

20 March 2015Read in full

Schlumberger releases new ultra-high temperature drilling technologies

Schlumberger announced the launch of TeleScope ICE* ultrahigh-temperature measurements-while-drilling service and PowerDrive ICE* ultrahigh-temperature rotary steerable system (RSS).

18 March 2015Read in full

Schlumberger introduces industry-first fully dissolvable plug-and-perf system

Schlumberger introduces industry-first fully dissolvable plug-and-perf system

Schlumberger's Infinity system degrades completely, leaving fullbore access without the need for intervention for faster production

16 February 2015Read in full

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