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"I have worked with Subsurface Global for five years, initially my primary contact was Peter Bottomley and in the past couple of years it has been Jonathan Watt. I have found both to be credible, honest and realistic; qualities that help to distinguish SSG from the majority of Oil and Gas recruiters. SSG recently helped me secure a contract, proof that they have good contacts and strong relationships that remain robust in these tough times. I would wholeheartedly recommend Subsurface Global to anyone looking to be represented to potential employers."

Consultant Geophysicist, Cairn Energy

"Subsurface Global quickly established what I was (and was not looking for) and kept me updated about suitable positions. When a fit was established, they were pro-active - without being pushy – to expedite an employment agreement. At all times I felt they were engaged in the process of matching skills and personal requirements to the requirements of the employer."

Senior Geophysicist, Talisman Sinopec Energy UK Ltd

“In my opinion, Jonathan is a totally professional recruitment consultant who understands and takes on board the requirements of the candidate and the employer to identify a match and to expedite an agreement once a fit is established.”

Senior Geophysicist, Talisman Sinopec Energy UK Ltd

"Jonathan Watt from Subsurface Global successfully assisted me with a job change in late 2014, where I was hired as Exploration Manager for E.ON. I have been pleased with Subsurface Global's professional and still informal style, and their ability to match candidate profile with job requirements perfectly."

Exploration Manager, E.On E&P

“Subsurface Global are no ordinary oil industry agents. They provide the personal touch and follow up that sadly is lacking in others. Their extensive connections worldwide ensure that finding the right job in the right location is a real possibility. I thoroughly recommend their very professional attitude towards recruitment”

Exploration Team Lead, Mubadala Petroleum

“Peter is a quality professional who has an excellent understanding of the oil and gas recruitment market, and what is expected from the recruiter and recruitee. I would highly recommend him to any company or individual to assist them in their placement process.”

Senior Geophysical Advisor, Cairn Energy

“Peter has done a great job providing us with high quality subsurface candidates, with excellent follow up during the interview process. If I were looking for a new job I would be equally happy to use Peter.”

Exploration Manager, EnQuest

“I have no hesitation in recommending Peter and Subsurface Global to any company looking to fill positions or any consultant looking for a position. I have found Peter to be a refreshingly open, honest and hard working professional who shows a genuine interest in finding the right match between candidate and company.”

Consultant Exploration Geophysicist, CNR International

“I was recommended Peter by a friend who had just been placed in an excellent new role. We initially started out with a brief chat to discuss the sort of roles which were available at the time, which companies were hiring and the sort of package I would be looking for - there was no obligation, it was just to get an idea of what potential was out there. Peter was great and clearly had done his research and had many contacts with lots of great opportunities which he outlined to me in clear, concise detail. After making the decision to pursue a few roles, Peter gave me excellent briefings; outlining all details before any interviews and followed up afterwards every time. He consistently kept me in the loop with feedback from interviews, progress updates etc. I was subsequently made & accepted a new role with Peter ensuring a seamless hand over to the new company's HR team. Following this experience, I would definitely approach Peter again when looking for a new role and wouldn't hesitate in recommending him to others.”

Senior Geoscientist, Sasol Petroleum

“Peter has an excellent understanding of the complex & dynamic oil & gas market. Using his extensive network and contact knowledge, Peter has always delivered excellent results. Highly recommended.”

Principal Geologist, EnQuest

“I highly recommend Peter for his professional approach, appreciation and understanding of the industry, and his very personable ways. He came up with various interesting options without applying too much pressure and being a great help all the way. I would definitely work with Peter again.”

Senior Geophysicist, EnQuest

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