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. The primary goal of these programs is to educate Ohio’s general public by focusing on industry research, teacher workshops, scholarships, science fair, firefighter training, career and workforce development, landowner and guest speaker programs.
By providing factual information about the natural gas and oil industry, OOGEEP has gained respect from a variety of target markets and earned a reputation as a credible state and nationally recognized program. OOGEEP is funded by Ohio’s natural gas and oil industry through an assessment on Ohio’s production. OOGEEP is not a state agency, does not utilize any taxpayer dollars, and does not own, drill, operate, or have a working interest in any natural gas and oil wells.
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Ohio’s air emissions have declined faster than the national average (as much as 94%), even as energy production has gone up!
- Energy 101: Workshop Series for 3rd-7th grade teachers November 4, 11 and 18, 2020
- OOGEEP Responding to Oilfield Emergencies Training November 7 - 8, 2020
- Due to COVID-19, most events have been postponed/cancelled.
Energy Department: Oil, natural gas ‘integral’ to U.S. standard of livingOctober 13, 2020
Ohio Business Daily- A new report from the U.S. Department of Energy highlights the importance of oil and natural gas to the nation’s economy and national security. “Together, oil and natural gas provide more than two-thirds of the energy Americans consume daily, and we will continue to rel [...]