Geographically surrounded by Russia to the north, India in the south, Central China to the east and the Caspian Sea to the west, Central Asia has made strides in recent years to exploit its fossil-fuel resources following the dissolution of the Soviet Union. The ex-Soviet republics of Central Asia, specifically Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan and Turkmenistan, boast plentiful oil and gas reserves, and the offshore Caspian region is the primary energy hub for these countries' burgeoning exploration and production operations.
A Mechanic is a skilled manual worker that maintains and repairs machinery and other mechanical equipment. Mechanics are required to complete an apprenticeship or obtain college training and trade qualifications. Mechanics may be based onshore or offshore and can be specially trained in a particular type of equipment such as automobiles, refrigeration or marine engines.