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.
IT Systems Administration & Support roles are responsible for the configuration, maintenance and reliable operations of a computer system. The core function of the Systems Administrator is to keep the system online, maintaining performance and security at all times. The Administrator needs to know what actions to take in case of a disruption of service, breach of security or any downtime that affects business processes.