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.
Environmental, Safety, and Training professionals handle the implementation of policies and procedures to ensure that a surrounding environment such as work areas, laboratories, or facilities are free from dangers. They enforce safety standards by providing training and education necessary to protect the workers’ health to enable them to perform work in a safe environment.