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.

Sign up for our email update

Forecast for Natural Gas Production Shows 3 Percent a Year Growth https://t.co/Xx3XdYswOR
  • Utica Shale Well Activity as of July 15

    July 18, 2017

    New Philadelphia Times Reporter. DRILLED: 283 (277 as of last week) DRILLING: 179 (176) PERMITTED: 500 (504) PRODUCING: 1,590 (1,587) TOTAL: 2,552 (2,544)   Ten horizontal permits were issued during the week that ended July 15, and 23 rigs were operating in the Utica Shale. [...]

    Read More
  • Oil and Gas Production Rises in the Utica

    July 18, 2017

    Youngstown Business Journal. Oil and gas production in eastern Ohio’s Utica shale is projected to rise next month as exploration activity continues to trend upward in the shale play, according to the latest data from the U.S. Energy Information Administration. EIA’s Drilling Productivity Rep [...]

    Read More
  • Forecast for Natural Gas Production Shows 3 Percent a Year Growth

    July 18, 2017

    Kent WKSU 89.7. The U.S. oil and gas industry may be rebounding after nearly four years of decline. The International Energy Agency is now forecasting a nearly 3 percent per year output for the next five years. And, the agency predicts that shale gas will lead the way with the Marcellus and Utica p [...]

    Read More