We help high-performing oil
and gas leaders
find high-
performing talent.

High Country Energy Search has been a leading provider and curator of talent for the upstream oil & gas industry since 2006. With an uncompromising commitment to quality and ethics, our team looks to strategically partner with hiring managers to build high performance teams and bring exciting new opportunities to candidates. While based in Denver, we actively work in all the major domestic oil & gas markets.

Our team is stable, tenured, and passionate about the energy markets. We bring an in-depth knowledge of hiring trends, macro and micro events, and A&D activity. We pride ourselves on an authentic, honest communication style, and a focus on long term relationships.

As we partner with your company, we view our role as a curator of market talent. We aim to accurately tell your story and vision, and effectively align your needs and principles with qualified and screened candidates. Our goal is to generate a small group of qualified and interested candidates, enabling you to make an educated and timely hiring decision.

Our placement success experience

  • Reservoir Engineer
  • Production Engineer
  • Drilling Engineer
  • Completions Engineer
  • Facilities Engineer
  • Landman
  • Division Order & Lease Analyst
  • Land Administration Manager
  • Engineering & Land Leadership
  • Geologist
  • Regulatory/Environmental/EHS
  • Data Analysts/Engineers

Executive search is done differently
at High Country.

Since 2002, High Country Search Group has provided unmatched access to the top-performing oil, gas and other energy sector professionals that competitive and compliant companies need to secure an advantageous position in these ever-evolving markets. A direct and transparent approach, a commitment to quality, and our ability to form and maintain highly valuable professional relationships has allowed us to become and retain the title of Denver’s premiere boutique search firms within our focused industries.

Over 200 years of combined experience has taught the oil & gas recruitment experts at High Country that if you take the time to listen—to really listen to the clients we help grow and the candidates we introduce to next-level success—creating truly meaningful relationships is just a matter of dedication and diligence.

From our clients

“High Country has been a trusted recruiting partner for the last 6 years. They consistently provide us with high quality candidates. They have filled roles ranging from Production, Facilities, and Reservoir Engineers to Business Analysts and Technicians. We are very pleased with the candidates they present to us.”

Private Equity Backed E&P
Kevin Clemens
Senior Partner, Executive Recruiter
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Kim Pierce
Partner, Executive Recruiter
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Your Oil & Gas Team