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.
Process Management involves monitoring the performance of a business and manufacturing processes to enable the organization to meet its profitability goals. The Process Manager will apply their knowledge, skills and systems to define, measure and improve processes. Process Managers are continuously trying to improve an organizations workflow by improving efficiencies and effectiveness of all internal processes and activities.