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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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Report: $50B Invested In Ohio Natural Gas Drilling https://t.co/Vr4zb8Fakx
  • Report: $50B Invested In Ohio Natural Gas Drilling

    June 12, 2017

    Wheeling Intelligencer News-Register. Companies spent more than $50 billion to extract and move natural gas from the Marcellus and Utica shale in Ohio from 2011 to 2016, according to a new study from Cleveland State and Youngstown State universities. As contractors build multiple interstate pipe [...]

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  • Ohio Natural-Gas Production Continued Rise in First Quarter as Oil Numbers Fell

    June 9, 2017

    Columbus Dispatch. Ohio natural-gas production continued to rise in the first quarter, while oil production continued to fall, according to figures issued this morning by the state. Energy companies reported production of 372 billion cubic feet of gas, up 13 percent from the prior-year quarter. [...]

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  • Striking gas — Cabot Oil and Gas pays out $1B in 10 years

    June 9, 2017

    Morning Times. In 2006, Cabot Oil and Gas, a natural gas producer, drilled its first vertical well in Susquehanna County to tap into the Marcellus Shale formation. Ten years, over 500 wells and approximately 2.9 trillion cubic feet of produced natural gas later, Cabot on Thursday announced that [...]

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