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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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Natural Gas Surges, Oil Slumps in Utica Shale in 2016 https://t.co/U84UweZEps
  • Region Could Support 4 More Cracker Plants: Study

    March 22, 2017

    Youngstown Business Journal. A new study says that by 2030 Pennsylvania is capable of producing enough ethane to support four more cracker complexes in the Marcellus and Utica shale region – and that’s excluding Royal Dutch Shell’s $6 billion cracker project under construction in Monaca, Pa. [...]

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  • Utica Shale Well Activity as of March 18

    March 21, 2017

    New Philadelphia Times Reporter. UTICA SHALE WELL ACTIVITY AS OF MARCH 18 DRILLED: 269 (264 previous week) DRILLING: 132 (134) PERMITTED: 496 (496) PRODUCING: 1,530 (1,528) TOTAL: 2.427 (2,422)   Seven horizontal permits were issued during the week that ended March 18, and [...]

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  • Natural Gas Surges, Oil Slumps in Utica Shale in 2016

    March 21, 2017

    New Philadelphia Times Reporter. Oil production in Ohio's Utica Shale dropped last year while more natural gas flowed from wells, according to the state Department of Natural Resources. The state's shale wells pumped 17.9 million barrels of oil in 2016, down 22 percent from 2015's production mar [...]

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