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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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  • OOGEEP Recognized for Exemplary Public Education and Outreach Efforts

    October 22, 2014

    COLUMBUS, OH – The Ohio Oil and Gas Energy Education Program (OOGEEP) was recently awarded the Chairman’s Stewardship Award for Energy Education from the Interstate Oil and Gas Compact Commission (IOGCC) at the association’s annual meeting in Columbus. The IOGCC is a multi-state government [...]

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  • STEM+ME2 Academy Plans Progress

    October 9, 2014

    Youngstown Vindicator. A location hasn’t been identified, but plans are moving forward for Valley STEM+ME2 Academy. “I’m so excited for these kids,” said Vince Colaluca, Austintown superintendent and president of the academy board. “It’s a great opportunity for our community, and it [...]

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  • Susan G. Komen, Baker Hughes Team Up in Cancer Fight

    October 9, 2014

    Akron Beacon Journal – Ohio Utica Shale Blog. The Susan G. Komen for the Cure, one of the leading groups fighting breast cancer, is partnering with a major drilling supply company in a move that has puzzled some. Susan G. Komen is working with Texas-based Baker Hughes. It is distributing1,000 p [...]

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