The westernmost peninsula of Eurasia, Europe is bordered by the Arctic Ocean to the north, the Black Sea to the southeast, the Mediterranean Sea to the south and the Atlantic Ocean to the west. The economic and political association of 27 European member states, the European Union (EU) has developed a single market through which a standardized system of laws apply, and under this union, sixteen member states have adopted the euro as its common currency. In 2006, the EU had a gross inland energy consumption of 1,825 million tonnes of oil equivalent, with nuclear energy as the primary source of energy produced in the region. Currently, the EU imports around 82% of its oil and 57% of its natural gas resources.
The Contract Administrator is in charge of all contracts between customers, suppliers, employees, and partners. They are tasked with negotiating new contracts and ensuring compliance with the terms and conditions outlined in the contracts. They also manage the ongoing support of contracts and administrating any changes or amendments to current contracts. Although involved in all types of commercial contract, the creation of construction or drilling contracts, are more complex and involve technical specs and intellectual property agreements.