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 Drilling Consultant ensures that drilling operations are carried out in accordance with the operator's drilling program. The Drilling Consultant coordinates with rig crews and third-party personnel to complete the job in a safe and efficient manner. Duties typically consist of compiling daily performance reports, cost tracking and readying tools and equipment ahead of time for each stage of the well.