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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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  • Feds Issue Report on Columbiana County Gas Pipeline

    December 1, 2016

    Youngstown WFMJ-NBC. A controversial natural gas pipeline that would travel through Columbiana County has moved closer to becoming a reality. The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission on Wednesday released a final report finding that although the Nexus pipeline will likely have some adverse ecolo [...]

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  • Summit County: Feds Find no Major Environmental Issues with NEXUS Pipeline

    December 1, 2016

    Cleveland WKYC-NBC. The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission has found no major environmental issues with the NEXUS Gas Transmission pipeline project, paving the way for construction to begin in early 2017. The findings were included in FERC's 541-page final environmental impact statement, which [...]

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  • Federal Commission Clears Path for Pipeline

    December 1, 2016

    Toledo Blade. The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission said Wednesday there are no major environmental issues that will keep the proposed NEXUS Gas Transmission pipeline from being built. The decision, announced in FERC’s 541-page final environmental impact statement, clears a major bureaucrat [...]

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