Basra Governorate, Iraq
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.
Instrumentation is the science of developing, manufacturing and using instruments to measure, monitor and control different processes. Instrumentation is usually applied in manufacturing, production and laboratory environments. An Instrumentation Technician will perform maintenance and repairs on instrumentation equipment and ensure that it is ready and safe for use.