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Definitely try the oil cleansing method and try using a primer under your foundation.
Talc based powders are not that great so that eliminates most high street powders. But Mac and Clinique do some good setting powders.
I've always had success with mineral makeup for excess shine. And I mean total mineral so a company like lily lolo not the l'oreal or bare escentuals mineral foundations.
So you'd be using one product that you apply with a brush rather than foundation then powder. It works with your skin's oil rather than the oil causing the foundation to slide off your face. Lily Lolo do sample sizes so can give it a go for a couple of quid.