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Schlumberger Ltd.

  • News

    March 15, 2012

    Breaking It Down

    It may not be PTSDs or brain injuries that pose the most long-term danger to our surviving vets from their Middle East tours.

  • Blogs

    August 3, 2011

    Chef Chat, Part 1: Kiran Verma of Kiran's

    Photo by Matthew DresdenChef Kiran Verma in the kitchen.​Chef Kiran Verma, of the eponymous fine-dining Indian restaurant in River Oaks (okay, River Oaks adjacent), took a circuitous route to her profession. At age 18, she left her native Delhi and moved to Houston with her husband. After a s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 19, 2011

    Jeremy Dobbins & Bobby Dean Roberts: Ripped Off Schlumberger Via $3 Million In Fake Invoices, Feds Say

    A very efficient Accounts Payable department, we're sure​If you can clear $3 million in a little more than two years, you've got a pretty good scam going. Until, of course, you get caught. Jeremy Gene Dobbins, 35, and Bobby Dean Roberts, 51, who sound like a country-music duo ("Put your hands ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 4, 2011

    One of the Most Expensive Blocks in the U.S is in Houston

    One of America's most expensive "blocks"​Business Week has put together a list of the ten most expensive blocks in America, and Houston has an entry on the list. Spoiler alert: You probably don't live on it. Everyone will surely be knocked over to learn that the block, which actually seems to ... More >>

  • News

    April 2, 2009

    Axman at the Houston Chronicle and Bank-Robbing Cops

    Highlights from the Blog at HOUSTONPRESS.COM

  • Blogs

    March 26, 2009

    Further Breakdown Of The Chron Cuts

    Photo by Lori GreigIt might seem like we're harping on the recent round of layoffs at the Houston Chronicle just because we're journalists too ("Hey, how come you don't do ten posts about the layoffs at Schlumberger!!"), but -- as we've said before -- we perhaps naively hold to the thought th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 26, 2009

    For This Awful Economy: The Five Best "You're Fired" Scenes

    As someone who's been there, I can empathize with the folks from the Houston Chronicle, Schlumberger, and a host of other companies whose employees have gotten the axe in recent weeks. Not being an HR manager, I can unfortunately only offer up a collection of "laid-off scenes" to help you briefly f ... More >>

  • News

    July 31, 2003

    Blessed and Bewildered

    Recent debacles demonstrate why District Attorney Chuck Rosenthal needs more than a moustache to match the legacy of Johnny Holmes

  • Culture

    January 30, 2003

    The Art of War

    The MFAH presents "Afghanistan: A Timeless History." What's next -- "Iraqis Are People Too"?

  • News

    February 28, 2002

    Moonstruck

    Dave Criswell dreams of living on the moon. He has a plan for colonization. Other scientists say his idea is 100 years too early. But he's ready now.

  • News

    February 22, 2001

    A Portrait of the Artist as a Capitalist

    Painter Vladimir Gorsky learned how to work the system in the Soviet Union for personal gain. He discovered that things operate much the same way in America.

  • Dining

    February 8, 2001

    For the Love of Sauerkraut

    Somehow a restaurant from the Black Forest finds its way to Midtown

  • News

    February 25, 1999

    Not a Pretty Picture

    Are Dominique de Menil's children radically changing her museum?

  • News

    December 10, 1998

    Secrets of the Sonora Aero Club

    A tale of UFOs, art collectors and the shadows of history

  • News

    June 4, 1998

    Trading with the Enemy

    Houston oil companies maintain their profitable ties to Libya, in roundabout ways

  • News

    April 17, 1997
  • News

    July 20, 1995

    Center of Dispute

    A proposed facility for troubledyouth raises hackles, and ire, in Riverside Terrace

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