Delivering the right result, the first time, every time. Together with our bespoke approach and unique candidate profiling technology, we’re able to place exceptional talent – making us trusted leaders in lubricants & fuels recruitment.

Recruitment Redefined

Results. That’s what you need from a recruitment partner, plain and simple. And with our 97% success rate on retained campaigns, that’s exactly what we deliver. We believe in offering complete transparency and sensitivity in everything we do. That’s why our clients trust us on confidential assignments to deliver the right result. Our post-placement service helps to deliver a 40% longer employment period than the industry average.

We deliver the right result, the first time, every time. This ensures you make the correct hiring decisions, whilst saving time and money.

97% Successful Vacancy Fill Rate




We are ABN Resource

ABN Resource are global recruitment consultants to the downstream oil industry, serving privately owned or private equity-backed lubricants and fuels. Utilising our unique candidate delivery platform “HireInsight”, we have an award-winning recruitment methodology to deliver the right match, saving you time and guaranteeing result delivery for your needs.

Lubricants Recruitment

Lubricants Recruitment

Together with our bespoke approach and unique candidate profiling technology, we’re able to place exceptional talent – making us trusted leaders in lubricants recruitment. Recruiting Executive Management, Sales, Operations, Technical personnel for Lubricant and Additive companies within Europe, Middle East, Asia & Americas.

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Fuel Distributors & Wholesalers

Fuel Recruitment

We are the go-to recruiter for Fuel Wholesalers, Distributors, and Retailers supplying commercial, marine, aviation, agriculture, and domestic markets throughout the UK, Europe and USA. We understand the industry demands and what it takes in a leadership or key commercial role to make a positive impact on business growth.

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Why choose us

The Right Match

We have a 97% fill rate on our retained recruitment searches. We deliver the top talent our market has to offer for hard to fill jobs.

Long Term Placements

Our placements last 40% longer than the industry average, which has added 7 figure growth to customer profits over the past year.

Saving Time & Money

Our award-winning process never compromises the quality of hire and reduces costs by as much as £600k per annum for our clients. 

Global Network

We believe we have the largest network of 20k+ downstream oil industry contacts to help your job search or find your next perfect hire.

What our customers say

Central to the way we work is our focus on building strong relationships with our customers. We believe we can support you best when we understand your business aims and also know your customers. Your views and insights are important to us. We are delighted when you tell us we can share these more widely and are proud to be able to give you access to these testimonials.

I have worked with the team at ABN Resource, on several occasions, for the recruitment of key managerial positions. The approach untaken has proven to be very successful, with thorough pre-screening of candidates, leading to an excellent short-list for interview. On each occasion a candidate we have ultimately hired has proven to be a very effective & valuable addition to our team. Sales Director, Lubricants Sector
What I’ve found to be very impressive is the personal care and attention to detail demonstrated by ABN Resource in all aspects of the recruitment process. As a candidate, I have not experienced a better approach in terms of getting to know the person behind the CV and I really felt they had a good understanding of my knowledge, experience and aspirations. If you value service, dedication and professionalism then I’d have no hesitation in recommending ABN Resource. Sales Director
ABN Resource stood out for their level of professionalism, commercial awareness of the downstream oil markets they operate in, and a proactive approach to get me in front of key people in companies we targeted. I was given regular updates, if my consultant said they would do something they did! Their career advice was honest and genuine, with my interest at the forefront of decision making. Operations & Sales Manager
Many head hunting companies have never really invested time in understanding the industry they recruit in, and do a blanket approach to recruitment. ABN Resource do the complete opposite and their deep understanding of the energy industry and network gives us access to staff who have delivered significant commercial success for us. Their consultants are specialists who understand the market they are recruiting for. If you want to bring the right people into your business, then I would always recommend using ABN Resource. General Manager, Oil Distribution Company
ABN Resource approached me with an extremely well matched role and from the very start considered carefully how I would fit into their clients business and the benefits of the position to myself. I really felt they took on board all of my points clearly and professionally. Throughout the process they were always on hand to answer any concerns or queries and gave me excellent guidance. Marketing Manager
James and his team are different from other recruiters I have used because they took time to understand me and my career needs. They didn’t pigeonhole me by product and market experience. Instead, they proactively sought opportunities based on my all round capabilities, skills, experience, and working cultures that I wanted to operate in. I felt that I was being taken seriously and that ABN Resource go the extra mile to fit the right person to the right role. Account Manager
Extremely easy to work with, ABN takes time to understand in detail the role that needs filling. The 5 step approach works very well and speeds up the hiring process. By the time you reach the interview stage, you can be confident a hiring decision will be made. The customer service throughout is very attentive and I strongly recommend ABN to anyone hiring within our industries. Commercial Director, Fuel Sector
I recently contracted ABN Resource to assist in filling an open position with my company. There was an absolute goal of thoroughly understanding the requirements, which was followed up by a comprehensive analysis and presentation of 3 ideal candidates. I was impressed with the personal attention through the entire process including ABN Resource’s participation in the interviews, professional advice and completion on every commitment. I am 100% satisfied with the result and would highly recommend ABN Resource for your recruiting needs. VP Business Development

Your Lubricants & Fuels Insights

Lubricants & Fuels, the industries that have enabled so much of the modern world. Planes, trains, automobiles and ships, almost everything that can move people and goods from one place to another is fuelled by products made from oil. As our industry is constantly evolving, so do we. In the ABN Resource, we share our perspective on the global lubricants & fuels industry – latest news, exclusive interviews with industry experts, research and market-moving trends on leadership and human performance.

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Exceptional Talent

What’s the #1 challenge companies face when trying to grow their business? Attracting top talent. Next on the list? Doing it quickly and affordably. ABN Resource is here to help. For nearly a decade we have been providing exceptional job candidates, recruitment services and staffing solutions to our clients within the lubricants & fuels industry.

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