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

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


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EnergyInDepth: Peer-Reviewed Scientific Study Finds No Groundwater Contamination from Fracking in Ohio


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EVENTS

NEWS

  • Rig Count in Utica Climbs to 20

    August 15, 2018

    Youngstown Business Journal. The number of rigs operating in the Utica shale across eastern Ohio improved to 20 during the week ended Aug. 11, up from 18 the previous week, according to the latest data from the Ohio Department of Natural Resources. ODNR reported it issued nine new permits for ho [...]

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