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.

Special Announcements

HAPPY ENERGY AWARENESS MONTH! October is nationally recognized as “Energy Awareness Month”


OOGEEP IS CELEBRATING 20 YEARS of providing public outreach and education programs!

Click here to view our special anniversary video!



  • Belmont County Commissioners Tour Shell Plant in Beaver County

    October 16, 2018

    Steubenville WTRF-CBS. The Belmont County Commissioners brought back vital information with them from their Shell plant trip in Monaca. This is information they could use if Belmont County were to get an ethane cracker plant. This is the second time the County Commissioners went to visit the [...]

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