About Us

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 Producing 1000% more Natural Gas than 10 Years Ago

    July 22, 2016

    The Daily Caller By: Andrew Follett Ohio is producing 1,000 percent more oil and natural gas than it was in 2006, according to a report published Thursday. The state’s energy production is still surging, as its natural gas production grew 41 percent faster last year than it did in 2014 [...]

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  • OOGEEP Scholarships Awarded to 50 Students

    July 18, 2016

    Marietta Times Made possible with funding and support from Ohio's crude oil and natural gas producers and affiliated industries, the Ohio Oil and Gas Energy Education Program (OOGEEP) announces the recipients of the 2016 OOGEEP Scholarships and recognize the winners of the OOGEEP award at the 201 [...]

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  • St. Clairsville Student Wins Science Fair Award

    July 18, 2016

    The Intelligencer/Wheeling News-Register By: Casey Junkins ST. CLAIRSVILLE –After hearing her mom and dad talk about Marcellus and Utica shale drilling for a few years, East Richland Christian School seventh-grader Kylie Gallagher decided to do a science fair project about how the industry wor [...]

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