The energy industry in the Middle East
The Middle East holds just under 50% of the proven oil reserves on the planet making it a leading region when it comes to Oil and Gas production. The largest reserves in the region are within Saudi Arabia, Iran, Iraq, Kuwait and the UAE. All 5 of these countries rank in the top 10 list of global oil producing countries and between them contribute 27% of world production. With huge international energy companies operating in the region, as well as local giants such as Aramco, there are huge employment opportunities in the Oil and Gas sector in the Middle East.