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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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  • Members Named To Ad Hoc House Energy Panel

    September 14, 2017

    Gongwer News Service Ohio.  Rep. Bill Seitz on Thursday named members to a House task force charged with to studying energy issues in the coming months. Four lawmakers and representatives from a dozen interested parties ranging from utilities to consumer groups will form the Speaker's Task Forc [...]

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  • Company’s Goal: Bring 100,000 Jobs to MOV Within 8 Years

    September 13, 2017

    Morgan County Herald. The following information is the first article, of a series of articles, about Shale Crescent USA’s plan to bring an estimated 100,000 manufacturing jobs, over the next eight years, to the Mid-Ohio Valley. Shale Crescent USA Director Greg Kozera says his company has a goa [...]

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  • Five Area Teachers Attend Summer Oil and Gas Workshops

    September 13, 2017

    Monroe County Beacon. Five Monroe County teachers began the school year ready to share new experiments and science-based educational materials with their students thanks to a series of energy workshops. The free summer workshops, facilitated by the Ohio Oil and Gas Energy Education Program (OOGEE [...]

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