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.
Quantity Surveying is a field within the construction industry that deals with cost and contracts of materials and labour required for a construction project. Quantity surveyors provide estimates, measurement and quantification that ensures the best value for money. They can be viewed as building economists or cost consultants of construction projects.