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.
A subset of HR, training and development plays a critical role in employee development and retention. Trainers/Instructors can perform various types of training from general safety, to more technical drilling procedures. Depending on the type of training, instructors will use a variety of mediums including classroom, online and hands on training in the field. Instructors and trainers have to be highly qualified in their area of expertise and usually have many years of experience.