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.
Secretarial and Administrative roles provide various levels of support to people or groups within an organization. The roles can vary from supporting whole offices (Office Manager) to assisting an Executive (Executive Secretary). The tasks involved vary from role to role, but can include scheduling, purchasing, co-ordination, and clerical tasks.