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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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  • Ohio’s Utica Rig Count Hits High Mark for Year

    September 28, 2016

    Youngstown Business Journal. The number of oil and gas rigs operating in eastern Ohio’s Utica shale last week hit its highest mark this year, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources. ODNR reported that 18 rigs were operating in the Utica during the week ended Sept. 24, an increas [...]

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  • Utica Shale Production Jumps 35-Fold Since ’13

    September 27, 2016

    Martins Ferry Times Leader. As natural gas production from Utica Shale wells soared 35-fold over the last three and a half years, several national environmental groups are advocating a “keep it in the ground” strategy to halt further drilling and fracking efforts for fear of potential water and [...]

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  • Good News for Gas

    September 27, 2016

    Martins Ferry Times Leader. Anyone who fears the natural gas and oil industry is winding down its operations in the Upper Ohio Valley need look no further than Cadiz for evidence that is not the case. A new energy-production facility is slated for construction in Harrison County, officials annou [...]

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