Our Team

Our experienced team at Manhattan Resources will help you find industry-specific people with the right expertise you need to fill a strategic role. We ensure knowledge and understanding through a comprehensive evaluation that includes a gap analysis of each candidate to cross measure organizational fit, field expertise and industry knowledge.

meet the team

Mark Amelang

Managing Director – Energy Practice

Mark Amelang heads up the Energy Practice at Manhattan Resources. With the recent stability of oil prices and the dramatic increase in exploration and production in the US Shale plays, and in conventional reservoirs around the globe, recruiting key talent is becoming a critical need.

With over 25 years of global experience in the energy industry, Mark has the technical depth and understanding to offer clients a real insight into effective hiring practices, sources of quality candidates, and critical skills needed. With an initial technical education/career in Nuclear Power, followed by a BS in Management and an Executive MBA, Mark has the technical and business acumen needed to be an effective, creative and innovative executive recruiting advisor.

Mark previously held senior positions in the Energy sector, including Senior Vice President of CGG, Vice President of Marketing & Strategy at ION Geophysical, Executive Vice President of Decision Dynamics, and President of Symtronix, a Division of Tech-Sym.




  • Upstream Oil & Gas
  • Oil Field Services
  • Seismic, Drilling, Completions
  • Midstream
  • Onshore & Offshore
  • Utilities, Nuclear Power
  • Seismic Exploration
  • Drilling and Completions
  • Shale and Conventional Reservoirs
  • Land & Marine Development
  • Gathering Systems & Midstream
  • Regulated and Unregulated
  • Manufacturing
  • Design
  • Sales & Marketing
  • Engineering & Technical
  • Human Resources
  • Financial
  • Operations
  • Regulatory & Compliance
  • Software & Applications
  • Information Technology