As home to supermajors, as well as a plethora of smaller, independent energy players, the US boasts one of the largest concentrations of energy personnel in the world. With its insatiable appetite for energy resources, the United States is the world's single largest consumer of oil, using as much as 20.73 million barrels per day as of 2008. Recently, interest has peaked in the vast quantity of untapped natural gas resources in the US, the reserves of which were inventoried in 2008 at 238 Tcf, with producers specifically targeting the nation's promising shale formations for this energy commodity.
Graphic Design is the practice of combining words, symbols and images to create a visual representation of ideas and messages. It is a form of visual communication commonly used in publications, print advertising, website graphics, and product packaging. Graphic Designers are able to use a combination of software tools, design knowledge, graphic elements, layout styles, and creativity to project concepts and experiences through content.