Exceptional talent for downstream oil

Our vision is to provide growth through happy, high performing people that make a safer & more sustainable world. Our passion for delivering a bespoke search service combined with the latest recruitment technologies has allowed us to place the top talent in Lubricants & Fuels markets.

With 10+  years of experience within global executive recruitment, guided by our core values of Service, Trust, Perseverance and Delivery, we understand the unique challenges within the industry. Only by following and applying values rigorously will a business achieve the aims it sets itself. And for us, that means building strong relationships founded on mutual trust and respect. As a result of our ability, and our network of contacts, we find candidates best suited to your needs so you get the right candidate, every time.

Click on the sections below to find out more about the markets we specialise in.

Lubricants Recruitment

Lubricants Recruitment

With our bespoke approach and unique candidate profiling technology, we are leaders in executive, commercial and technical lubricants recruitment. We support manufacturers, distributors, lubricant, additive and base oil companies across Europe, the Americas Middle East & Asia.

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Fuel Distributors & Wholesalers

Fuel Recruitment

We support Fuel Wholesalers, Distributors, and Retailers supplying commercial, marine, aviation, agriculture, and domestic markets throughout the UK, Europe and USA. We understand what it takes in leadership or key commercial jobs to make a positive impact on business growth.

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Previous Assignments

Technical Director

Vickers Oils

Head of Fuel Cards

World Fuel Services

MD Germany


Commercial Manager


EMEA Sales Manager




Your Lubricants & Fuels Insights

Lubricants and Fuels keep the world moving. The industry is constantly evolving, and right now Lubricants and Fuels has a big focus on sustainability, net-zero, circular economy and digital transformation. Exciting times. At ABN Resource, we share our perspectives on these matters and more. In our blogs you will see the latest industry news, exclusive interviews with industry experts, our research reports on leadership and human performance.

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6 Innovative Ways The Downstream Oil Industry Use AI & Technology

Artificial intelligence (AI) and new technology have been gaining huge interest and investment from energy companies in recent years. Here’s a brief overview of the interesting ways downstream oil companies are utilising AI & new tech.

People: Problem Solvers or Problem Creators?

How do you overcome challenges and get sustainable growth in the lubricants market? Bad staff are problem creators causing profitability issues, and sleepless nights for colleagues, leaders and business owners.

Why Are Employees Leaving Their Jobs?

The days of staying with one work for life are long gone, so it should come as no surprise that today’s employees change jobs more often than previous workforce generations. Here we discuss the causes behind today’s job changing environment.

A Glimpse Into ESG & Lubricants Industry Players

As lubricant sector companies confront compelling difficulties related to sustainability concerns such as product recyclability and greenhouse gas emission reduction, they are ready to include lubricant package recycling and recovery into their ESG objectives.

Meet our specialists

Our experts are specialists in their field and have been contributing to the success of ABN Resource for many years.

James Moorhouse, ABN Resource Founder & Director

James Moorhouse


I deliver the key hires to your organisation. I take time to understand your business, culture and needs then put our proven recruitment process in action to make hiring easy and stress-free.

Kristine Dinha


I utilise my expert sourcing techniques to find and connect very talented candidates with clients who are hunting for that needle in a haystack, the perfect addition for their company.

Oliver Ineson


Working with clients from the very beginning of the recruitment process, I discover and source amazing industry talent that might not know that their perfect job is just around the corner.

Ewa Ozga

Marketing Manager

Leading marketing initiatives, I support my team in their efforts to connect our clients with the very best leadership, commercial & technical talent the global oil market has to offer.

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