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Precise Consultants

Precise Consultants is a London based technical recruitment consultancy that supplies specialist personnel to the offshore oil and energy industry. The company was founded by Peter Thompson, an ex-hydrographic surveyor who spent a decade offshore and Adam Sumner, a chartered accountant with legal background.

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    Published 23 April 2017 | viewed 26,871 times

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