Upstream Technical Consultants is a specialist Recruitment Consultancy offering its services solely to the Exploration & Production Industry.

Established in 1998, with one primary objective: Meeting the challenge of supplying the very best skilled and experienced Engineers and Geoscientists.


The Directors and senior staff have each recruited for the Oil & Gas / Engineering sectors for over 30 years

Upstream only deals with Operators - we don’t work with drilling contractors, service companies or other consultancies. This ensures a bias-free, truly independent approach

Upstream’s database of candidates is substantial and constantly-expanding, covering Drilling & Completions, Petroleum & Reservoir Engineering, Geology & Geoscience, as well as several related disciplines

We approach business in an ethical manner and have established policies encompassing Health, Safety & Environmental, Equal Opportunities and Anti-Corruption legislation

Drill for oil? You mean drill into the ground to try and find oil? You're crazy! -Drillers, whom Edwin L. Drake tried to enlist to drill for oil in 1859-