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Important Notice: Beware of Recruitment Scams

Unfortunately, it has come to our attention that fraudulent recruitment messages bearing the name of Lime Petroleum are circulating across various platforms. We are also aware of scammers impersonating a recruitment agency and pretending to recruit on Lime Petroleum's behalf. These scammers may even conduct an interview to try and solicit personal information or money from prospective applicants.


Important facts about our procedures

Please note that Lime Petroleum will NOT request money from applicants either directly to us or to third party (e.g. for ‘visa fees, embassy fees’, security deposits, taxes, a percentage of travel expenses). We will also NOT request personal information such as passport and bank account details at an early stage of the process.

Also, please note that if you were to receive any emails from us, the address would always end with If this is not the case, please treat the contact as fraudulent and forward the details to us.


LinkedIn is an important global professional network and hence a prioritised channel for future recruitment. We strongly recommend that you only connect with people that you know and trust.


Warning signs that may indicate fraud

There are a number of things you need to watch out for. Fraudulent recruitment activities often includes the following:


  • Requiring money from applicants (e.g. for ‘visa fees’, taxes, a percentage of travel expenses)

  • Unrealistic compensation-and benefits packages

  • Requesting personal information such as passport and bank account details at an early stage of the process

  • Sending emails from free web-based email accounts such as Yahoo, Gmail, Hotmail or

  • Hiding the caller ID during phone conversations

  • Insisting on urgency

  • Issuing offers of employment in international locations on non-local conditions

  • Using poorly formatted documentation

If you suspect a recruitment fraud – what should you do?

We recommend that you do not respond to unsolicited business propositions and/or offers from people with whom you are unfamiliar.


If you ever have doubts regarding the legitimacy of an email, letter or web site - or any other information relating to Lime Petroleum, please email your concern or question to Including your contact information so that we may communicate with you directly if necessary.


If you suspect a fraudulent job is posted on LinkedIn, please report it to LinkedIn’s enterprise service team directly at


What we will do

We take recruitment fraud very seriously. We pass all information relating to such activities to the appropriate authorities.

Please note that Lime Petroleum cannot be held accountable for any loss or damage resulting directly or indirectly from interactions with fraudulent individuals or recruitment agencies. Please be advised that such communications should not be considered as offers or representations from Lime Petroleum.

If you believe you have been a victim of recruitment fraud, please contact the law enforcement agencies immediately.


We thank you in advance for taking the time to inform us; it is much appreciated.


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