About Us

What we do at Oscar Energy

Oscar Energy is an award-winning recruitment team for all the reasons you would expect. Our relationships with candidates and clients are true partnerships. We go above and beyond for every person and business we work with. Our employees have an outstanding knowledge of the energy sector.

Oscar Energy is based out of one of the biggest energy hubs in the world - Houston, Texas. With the support from our Group HQ in Manchester, England, we supply recruitment services in the energy sector, specializing in renewable, oil and gas and commercial recruitment. Oscar Energy is a trusted recruitment partner to some of the biggest energy companies in the world.


The Oscar Energy Timeline











 Lots to come including the launch of our 2nd US office in Austin, TX and the expansion of our Internal Talent Acquisition function with a presence in the US. We are also expanding our sponsorship of Manchester Metropolitan University sports teams to include their Rugby & Netball clubs.

We expand our recruitment services with the opening of our Austin office and the formation of our European Team and a presence in Amsterdam. We are named #22 on Sunday Times Best Companies to work for. We are also awarded a maximum 3 star accreditation by Best Companies and are ranked the best recruitment business in the North West of the UK on the BCI. We are awared the TIARA for Best Recruitment Company to Work For (£5m to £20m) and the RITA for Best Recruitment Company to Work For - Medium. ​We launch an IT Sales Division to compliment our tech recruitment services.

Our 3rd brand - Oscar Construction is launched; providing white collar construction recruitment services to the US, out of our Houston office. We introduce our bespoke video interviewing platform, Oscar Live!  We open a new UK office in the City of London. We host a series of Diversity in Technology events, Meetups and thought-leadership programmes. Forever Manchester recognise our fundraising efforts for the charity and we are named corporate supporter of the year. We create an Internal Talent Acquisition function to support our ambitions growth plans.

We make The Sunday Times Top 100 Small Companies to Work For list for the first time. We receive a two-star accreditation from Best Companies. We’re awarded Best Corporate Graduate Site at the Onrec Awards. Melissa Houghton wins the Recruitment Professional of the Year at the Insider North West Young Professionals Awards.

We’re awarded a Best Companies Accreditation on our first time of entering. We win the Global Recruiter Award for Best Small Recruitment Business, The Drum Awards for Best Small Agency and Consultant of the Year. We are also the sole sponsor of the inaugural Code Mobile Event, the biggest of its kind outside of London.

Following the 2014 rebrand we are NORA finalists for Best Large Recruitment Website, recognising the positive changes made by the company in an adverse environment.

We undergo a rebranding exercise from Oscar Associates to split into Oscar Technology & Oscar Energy brands, key is the need for positive impact with the communities we recruit for. Oscar Technology is launched in our US office to mitigate the risk of the collapsed oil price.

Oscar’s now famous “School of Excellence” is created; we appoint an internal Head of Training to develop all of our recruitment staff. We win our first Managed Service Provider contract with a global oil producer - Maersk, in Houston; Oscar staff are embedded on Maersk’s site as part of the process in a true partnership.

 Our first international Oscar office opens in Houston, TX.

Under new management, Oscar moves to Grade A offices in Manchester city centre, heralding a new era for the company and an appetite for future growth and success.

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