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.
Marine Surveying involves inspecting and examining vessels to assess their condition and determine sea-worthiness. This can also include damage assessment and inspection of cargo and equipment on board. A Marine Surveyor is the person responsible for carrying out surveys and inspection of vessels.