An oil platform at sea. Image source: iStock/Thinkstock.

What can investors learn about Schlumberger (NYSE:SLB) from an analysis of its balance sheet? The slideshow below provides an answer, walking viewers through a simplified analysis of the oil servicing giant's assets, liabilities, and owners' equity.

The slideshow delves specifically into Schlumberger's size, liquidity, and solvency, as well as the most popular methods used to measure these traits. And unlike an analysis of the balance sheet itself, scrolling through the slideshow is designed to be an easy and enjoyable experience.

Slideshow data sourced from on Dec. 10, 2015. Image source: iStock/Thinkstock.