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At Oil Consultants we take great pride in the excellent service levels we provide, to both our clients and our consultants.  This level of professionalism is reflected in the accreditations we have been awarded and also in the industry bodies we subscribe to.


Queen’s Award for Enterprise: International Trade

The Queen’s Awards for Enterprise are the most prestigious accolades for businesses in the United Kingdom.  To be eligible for the award in International Trade a business must demonstrate that is has achieved substantial growth in overseas earnings and in commercial success for the business size and sector over a period of 3 years.  The award is valid for 5 years after receipt.  Oil Consultants have won the award in both 2010 and 2013.

ISO 9001

Oil Consultants has been ISO 9001 accredited since 2008.  The award recognises our commitment to quality management throughout the business and requires us to pass a regular external audit on our internal processes and management systems.  The ISO 9001 accreditation is a globally recognised award that confirms a business has the quality systems in place to provide a foundation to better customer satisfaction, staff motivation and continual approval.

Achilles FPAL

FPAL is the main supplier management service for the Oil and Gas Industry in Northern Europe.  The group works to identify, qualify, evaluate and monitor suppliers on behalf of its Purchasing members.  Our registration number is 10044023

Achilles Repro

Repro is the supplier information management community for Southern European Oil, Gas and Utility companies.  It is used by companies to manage risk within the supply chain and comply with EU regulations.  Launced in 1998, it currently operates in Spain, Italy, Portugal and Latin America.


Achilles JQS

JQS (Joint Qualification System) is a supplier register and pre-qualification system used by the buyers in the Norwegian and Danish oil and gas sector to manage supplier information and risk within the supply chain as well as to procure efficiently in accordance with EU regulations.


The EIC is the leading Trade Association for the energy industry sector and provides dedicated services to help members with global business opportunities.  We are a full global member of the EIC and work closley with them throughout the world.

Recruiter Awards for Excellence 2013

Oil Consultants was shortlisted for two awards, Best Client Service and Best International Agency.  These are national awards for the UK recruitment industry where we were competiting with large multinational companies.  To be short listed in these categories has been a major achievement.

North East Business Awards 2013

Competing in the Wearside regional awards, Oil Consultants were finalists in the following categories:


  • Best Small Business
  • Best Services Company
  • Export Award

NOF Energy

NOF Energy is a highly proactive business development organisation working on behalf of companies within the oil, gas, nuclear and offshore renewables sectors.


ISN is the global resource for connecting corporations with safe, reliable contractors and suppliers.  The organisation collects safety, procurement, sustainability, quality and regulatory information, verifies its accuracy and then reports the results in an easy-to-follow format.

Sunderland Echo Portfolio Business Awards 2013 - Double Winner (Overall Company and Export Award)

The Sunderland Echo Portfolio Business Awards recognise successful businesses in the Sunderland, Tyne and Wear region.  Oil Consultants were finalists in three categories, (Export, Large Business and Best Overall Business) and won both the Export Award and the highly coveted and prestigious Overall Business award.

North East Business Executive of the Year - Durham and Wearside

Drive, dynamisim and leadership - these are just some of the qualities the judges will be looking for in the 30th year of the North East Business Executive of the Year Awards.  Helen Smith, CEO of Oil Consultants, has been shortlisted in the Durham and Wearside category and the winners will be announced at a glittering event on the evening of 14th November.


Recruiter International Awards 2013 - The International Recruitment Company of the Year

Oil Consultants were shortlisted finalists for The International Recruitment Company of the Year award at the Recruiter International Awards in London on 31st October.




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