Harvesting an abundance of oil and natural gas resources, the Middle East supplies nearly half of all exports to the global oil market. Middle Eastern countries Iran, Iraq, Kuwait, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates are all members of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC), which pumps roughly 40% of the world's oil, with Saudi Arabia leading the pack for the greatest amount of output. OPEC's crude oil production was 28.7 million barrels per day in the first half of 2009.
The Commercial Manager is tasked with developing and implementing the commercial strategy for an organization. They help identify and develop business opportunities, managing projects from inception to conception. Commercial Management is a vital component of an oil and gas company ensuring the organization grows in line with the business strategy while maximizing commercial interest and profitability.