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Schlumberger names Olivier Le Peuch CEO, replacing Kibsgaard

July 19 (Reuters) - Schlumberger NV said on Friday Chief Operating Officer Olivier Le Peuch will replace longtime Chief Executive Officer Paal Kibsgaard, as the top oilfield services provider bets on a technology expert to steer it back to its strengths in high-tech equipment.

Schlumberger is set to post its quarterly results before markets open on Friday. (Reporting by Arathy S Nair in Bengaluru; Editing by Sriraj Kalluvila)