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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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  • St. Sebastian Parish School 7th Graders Win a First Place Prize!

    January 11, 2017

    Akron Beacon Journal. St. Sebastian Parish School seventh-grade students recently took first place in a video contest sponsored by the Ohio Oil and Gas Energy Education Program as part of their National Energy Awareness Month Video Contest. The students’ first task was to research petroleum pr [...]

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  • Here Are the 10 Natural Gas Plants in Development in Ohio

    January 10, 2017

    Cincinnati Business Courier. Ohio is home to a number of coal-fired power plant retirements. Shale oil and natural gas fields, meanwhile, have attracted drillers and pipeline companies. Coal is still the most-used fuel to create electricity, but gas is on the upswing and at least 10 plants are i [...]

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  • Utica East Ohio Donates $149,000 to Improve Scio’s Water Treatment Plant

    December 20, 2016

    New Philadelphia Times Reporter. SCIO Village Administrator Jason Tubaugh says that residents will see a dramatic improvement in the taste and quality of their water once a project to upgrade the water treatment plant is completed. On Monday, Utica East Ohio, which operates the Harrison Hub natu [...]

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