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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  • Carroll County Gushes with Shale Energy Wealth

    December 17, 2014

    Youngstown Business Journal By Dan O'Brien CARROLLTON, Ohio -- No natural gas well has evoked shouts of “Eureka!” that reverberated across Carroll County, a once pastoral place in east central Ohio. Nor is there one well, one drill site, with crude production so staggering that it stops oi [...]

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  • OOGEEP Promotes Safety Training

    December 12, 2014

    Gas and Oil Magazine By: Rachel Sluss CANTON -- The Oil and Gas Energy Education Program (OOGEEP), a non-profit education and public outreach program, held one of its Industry Safety Training sessions Nov. 12 and 13 in the courtyard by the Marriott in Canton. Industry Safety Training sessio [...]

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  • Hands-On Learning and Mentorship Are Encouraging More Women in the STEM Pipeline

    December 12, 2014

    The Atlantic It’s just after 3:30 p.m. on Monday at Oakland Tech. Many of the large public high school’s 2,100 students, eager to be done with the first school day of the week early in the year, have already streamed out into a perfect 74-degree Northern California afternoon. Inside, 25 gi [...]

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