Oil and Gas Recruitment

NES Global Talent has been a leading oil and gas recruitment provider since 1978. We recruit for talent in the Downstream, Midstream, LNG and Upstream sectors, providing staffing solutions for some of the world’s most essential Oil & Gas engineering projects. We are working closely with our clients at this time to deliver the skillsets they need to ensure they can continue to meet the worlds energy requirements during this global battle against COVID-19. Given the current travel restrictions in place across the globe, we are able to connect clients with in-region skillsets and temporary labour in order to keep project timelines on track.

If you have staffing requirements or are searching for oil and gas jobs, we can help.


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Whether you are looking for a contract or permanent position in the oil and gas industry we have a range of roles across downstream, midstream and upstream. We cover a wide variety of oil and gas sectors, including offshore, drilling, subsea, pipelines, and many more.

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Experience in Oil and Gas

NES Global Talent has four decades of experience in the oil and gas sector, sourcing and managing personnel for a complete range of tailored workforce solutions across the downstream, midstream and upstream markets. We work on some of the world’s most important engineering projects and with over 60 offices across the globe we can offer our clients the best in global engineering talent.

Our specialist consultants are skilled in the provision of both contract and permanent staffing, including managed services solutions. Our search methodology is a detailed process during which time we develop an in-depth understanding of our client's requirements and culture to effectively allow us to operate as an extension of their business: we deliver a flexible and tailored workforce solution for optimum results. 

Disciplines We Cover

NES Global Talent provide quality staffing solutions, from technical positions through to board level executives across the Oil & Gas industry, including:

Sub-Sectors We Cover

Our consultants operate in specific sectors which means that they are experts in their fields and can truly speak the language of both our clients and candidates through staying close to their markets. Some of the key sub-sectors we cover include:

  • Offshore
  • LNG
  • Subsea
  • Pipeline
  • Refinery
  • Oilfield
  • Fracking

What Our People Say

Eman Aboulkhier

Eman Aboulkhier

Recruitment Manager - Middle East

NES manages the supply and payroll to contractors and temporary personnel for a leading oil service provider in the Middle East and Asia Pacific, covering 20 countries, due to our strong presence and proven capability – if you need recruitment support from an experienced global agency get in touch

Vikram Nanda

Vikram Nanda

Regional Director - Middle East

NES have been active in the Middle East since 1999 and have offices across the region. We’d love to hear from you if you are looking for your next challenge in some of the exciting oil and gas projects in the region or if you are looking to recruit some of the best talents for your projects.

Shalena Shaheed

Shalena Shaheed

Recruitment Operations Manager, Eastern Hemisphere

NES have been providing highly specialized and customizable solutions, in both RPO and MSP delivery streams, to a leading Fullstream Oil & Gas company, across 6 regions, for almost 10 years. We manage their entire recruitment and contingent worker programs and are always looking for quality candidates to join this growing team. Our team of 80 plus recruiters spread over 20 countries are based on-site with the client, and highly trained in delivering towards a complex and dynamic environment.

Darcy Pashak

Darcy Pashak

Director of Operations - NES Sure Flow

Our Canadian offices specialise in operations and oilfield services, we can provide candidates and job opportunities for drilling, completions and well supervision, operators, power engineers and construction personnel. Get in touch to discover all our opportunities.

James Bradley

James Bradley

Director - Americas

We are very excited about our recent expansion into the onshore US oil and gas market and as part of this drive we are pleased to be re-launching our Midland, TX office. Our long-term commitment to the US onshore market is great news for our clients who are significantly investing into their US operations this year and candidates looking for new opportunities.

Jayne Stewart

Jayne Stewart

Director - Oil, Gas, and Chemical - Americas

NES Global Talent has global relationships with the major oil and gas operators. We work closely with these clients to supply key personnel for their major capital projects as well as their base businesses. Along with providing this key talent we also support the logistics of moving individuals across the globe to support their business needs.

Huw Ellaway

Huw Ellaway

Senior Manager - Americas

NES Advantage works with clients to provide workforce solutions, process efficiencies and experienced candidates. We analyze company needs and limitations and offer custom solutions, including onsite recruitment, VMS, MSP and payroll solutions that provides our clients with a proactive approach and competitive advantage.   


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The spread of COVID-19 is affecting all of us. But as a global staffing company, NES would like to reassure our customers that we are fully operational across all our locations and are working closely with clients to ensure essential projects stay on track at this difficult time. For regular updates, please see our COVID-19 Support Hub.