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

2019 OOGEEP SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATIONS NOW AVAILABLE! Don’t miss this great financial opportunity!

Click here to learn more – deadline is March 1, 2019!

OOGEEP CAREER VIDEO PROJECT HAS LAUNCHED! Videos include a snapshot video and 28 cluster videos highlighting 75+ industry-related careers!

Click here to check them out!



  • Official: U.S. Now World’s Largest Crude Oil Producer

    January 11, 2019

    Cambridge Daily Jeffersonian. Petroleum and natural gas imports to the United States are at the lowest level they have been in 50 years, according to an official of the largest U.S. trade association for the oil and natural gas industry. “As the world’s leading natural gas and oil producer [...]

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