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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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  • Harrison County sees boost in tax receipts from Utica shale activity

    January 15, 2015

    By: Tom Knox Columbus Business First Harrison County is home to some of the biggest gains in Ohio sales tax receipts since the shale boom arrived. Before 2012, monthly receipts totaled about $100,000 a month for half of the year and $80,000 the other six months. Now, it's consistently around $ [...]

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  • Utica Shale Academy wants to expand to more Ohio counties

    January 7, 2015

    Columbus Business First By: Tom Knox Ohio's first and only charter school geared toward the oil and gas industry is looking to expand as soon as next school year. The Utica Shale Academy, the Columbiana County high school that opened in 2014, is eyeing neighboring counties like Belmont and Je [...]

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  • Carroll County Gushes with Shale Energy Wealth

    December 17, 2014

    Youngstown Business Journal By Dan O'Brien CARROLLTON, Ohio -- No natural gas well has evoked shouts of “Eureka!” that reverberated across Carroll County, a once pastoral place in east central Ohio. Nor is there one well, one drill site, with crude production so staggering that it stops oi [...]

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