About Us

The Ohio Oil and Gas Energy Education Program (OOGEEP) is a non-profit statewide education and public outreach program. Created in 1998, OOGEEP provides a variety of programs throughout the State of Ohio. These programs primarily focus on teacher workshops, scholarships, student education, firefighter training, industry training, workforce development, research, landowner and guest speaker programs.

OOGEEP has gained respect from a variety of target markets by earning a reputation as a credible state and nationally recognized program. Providing factual information about the crude oil and natural gas industry, many programs have related curriculum and materials that meet state and national standards. OOGEEP is funded by Ohio’s crude oil and natural gas industry through an assessment on the production of all crude oil and natural gas produced in Ohio.  OOGEEP is not a state agency and does not utilize any taxpayer dollars.

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  • The Fabulous Future Fracking has Unleashed

    June 29, 2016

    Natural Gas Now By: Tom Shepstone The resurgence of fracking in the Marcellus and Utica Shales is on the horizon as new sources of demand are being created for the natural gas. Frustration with low natural gas prices is deep within those rural areas of the Northeast who got a taste of what [...]

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  • Fracking and the Fourth: AAA Projects Lowest July Fourth Gas Prices Since 2005

    June 27, 2016

    Energy in Depth By: Matt Mandel As Fourth of July weekend quickly approaches, cities across the country will soon be awash with red, white and blue.  But this year, American families will also be seeing a lot more of another color: green. According to the latest data from AAA, gas prices this [...]

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  • Teachers Gather for Oil and Gas Workshop

    June 16, 2016

    WTAP-TV Link includes video By: Hannah Chenetski Teachers from all over Ohio gather in Marietta to be students again. The Ohio Oil and Gas Energy Education Program (OOGEEP) hosts workshops all over the state educating teachers about the importance of the oil and gas industry. They also t [...]

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