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.
Waste is an unwanted by-product or substance that can be solid, liquid or gas. Waste materials may pose a threat and need specialized processes to handle and dispose. Waste Management covers the procedures and resources required for proper handling and disposal of waste materials in accordance with health codes and environmental regulations.