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About Us

Subsurface Global is a specialist contracting and recruitment organisation focused on the Upstream Oil and Gas industry, with core areas of expertise in Geoscience, Petroleum Engineering, and Drilling, Wells & HSE. 

Our business is built on a foundation of achieving results while maintaining a reputation for integrity, honesty and reliability. Our aim with our clients is to earn the right to be viewed as an extension of their company, while providing our consultants and candidates with a level of service that goes above and beyond expectations.

Whether we are mobilising a team of consultants, contracting a specialist, or recruiting for key staff positions, we begin by listening carefully to our clients before going to work and delivering upon the identified requirements.

Subsurface Global has two operational offices: United Kingdom (Edinburgh) and United Arab Emirates (Abu Dhabi), with a client base that covers worldwide Exploration and Production activities in the Middle East, Europe, Africa, Australasia and Americas.

Our core areas of expertise:


  • Geology
  • Geophysics
  • Petrophysics
  • Operations / Wellsite Geology

Petroleum Engineering

  • Reservoir Engineering
  • Production Engineering
  • Production Technology

Drilling, Wells & HSE

  • Drilling and Wells Engineering
  • Drilling Operations and Supervision 
  • Completions and Workover
  • Well Testing and DST
  • Drilling Materials, Logistics and Supply Chain
  • Drilling Contracts, Procurement and Cost Engineering
  • Drilling Health, Safety & Environment ( HSE )

Executive Search

  • Exploration / Geoscience Management
  • Subsurface Management
  • Drilling Management
  • Development / Asset Management
  • VP / Director

Our clients

Memberships and affiliations

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