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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  • Local teachers learn about Oil and Gas Industry

    July 27, 2015

    WTAP-TV By: Todd Baucher With students potentially showing more interest in the oil and gas industry, teachers themselves have to go to school to help educate them. "There's a lot of oil and gas going on in this area and a lot of misconceptions about it. Plus, these are going to be jobs in [...]

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  • Officials break ground on Carroll County Energy

    July 24, 2015

    WTOV Video included in above link CARROLL COUNTY, Ohio -- A new energy plant is making its way into Carroll County, and it's set to create hundreds of jobs. Officials from Advance Power, along with state and county officials, gathered to break ground Tuesday afternoon on Carroll County Energ [...]

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  • New power plant seen as game-changer as natural gas topples coal in Ohio

    July 23, 2015

    Akron Beacon-Journal By: Bob Downing CARROLLTON: A big change is coming to Ohio: Coal is on the way out and cleaner-burning natural gas is moving in. That switch was behind the ceremonial groundbreaking Tuesday southeast of Canton in tiny Carroll County, where a new, $899 million natural gas-fi [...]

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