Abundant energy resources are available in East and South East Asia. Major energy producing countries in the region include China, Malaysia and former OPEC member Indonesia, while Myanmar may potentially join the producing group following the end of military rule and the opening of the nation's petroleum sector to more foreign investments. Brunei, China, Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand and Vietnam have an estimated 31.4 billion barrels of proven oil reserves and 309.5 trillion cubic feet of proven natural gas reserves as of 2013.
The Drilling Superintendent is responsible for coordinating and managing drilling operations at the well site. The Drilling Superintendent monitors drilling activities and provides progress reports to the Rig Manager. Additionally, the Drilling Superintendent can provide input concerning well design and drilling program implementation.