The Ohio Oil and Gas Energy Education Program announced that Carter Streiff of Salesville, Ohio has received a $1,000 scholarship to pursue a career in the oil and natural gas industry. Streiff is working toward an engineering degree at Ohio University.
NEXUS Gas Transmission has presented Stark State College with a $50,000 scholarship donation that will be used to benefit students pursuing careers in the oil and gas industry.
Students interested in pursuing careers and training in the crude oil and natural gas industry have until March 1 to submit their scholarship applications to the Ohio Oil and Gas Energy Education Program (OOGEEP).
Many students may be nervous about being able to find a job that can support them upon graduation, but the crowd of students at Stark State College’s downtown Canton satellite branch are already getting propositions from future employers in the gas and oil industry.
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The crude oil and natural gas industry in Ohio is looking for a new crop of skilled individuals eager to meet the industry’s future workforce needs.
The oil and gas industry in the United States has changed dramatically over the last decade.
Wayne County firefighters recently completed an intensive Oilfield Emergency Response Training Program conducted by the Ohio Oil and Gas Energy Education Program.
Geology students from Kent State University and Muskingum University recently took part in a tour sponsored by the Ohio Oil and Gas Association.
Seven Ohio colleges and universities were able to share $150,000 in educational grant money given by Dominion. Among the seven winners were higher educational facilities such as Kent State University at Stark, Cleveland State University and the University of Akron.
Students in Stark State College’s ShaleNET Share program received a big boost this autumn thanks to a donation from industry partner Chevron Corporation, which added $215,000 in funding to a $506,483 grant award from Ohio’s Education Innovation Program to support the project.
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Firefighters from New Concord, Bethesda and Barton recently completed an intensive Oilfield Emergency Response Training Program conducted by the Ohio Oil and Gas Energy Education Program.
State Senator Troy Balderson (R-Zanesville) announced the approval of more than $280,000 in state funds that will be invested in a workforce training program at Zane State College, which prepares workers for skilled positions in southeast Ohio’s growing oil and gas industry.
Dominion is one of the largest producers and transporters of energy in America. The company operates one of the nation’s largest natural gas storage systems. The electric company serves retail energy customers in 14 states.
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Teachers of multiple grade levels, all across Ohio, will walk into classrooms this fall ready to share with their students exciting new information, labs and educational materials they received by attending specialized energy education workshops this summer.
Made possible with funding and support from Ohio’s crude oil and natural gas producers and affiliated industries, the Ohio Oil and Gas Energy Education Program (OOGEEP) is proud to announce the recipients of the 2016 OOGEEP Scholarships and recognize the winners of the OOGEEP award at the 2016 Ohio State Science Day.
The Ohio Oil and Gas Energy Education Program (OOGEEP) is a nonprofit, nonmember-based service funded by Ohio oil and gas producers to educate and promote safety on the job.
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CALDWELL — Caldwell High School students Brandon Steed and Trevor Ramage helped show a side of Ohio not normally seen: its geological layers.
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CAMBRIDGE -- Robert A. Stonerock, instructor for the Oil and Gas Engineering Technology program at The Willett-Pratt Training Center on the Zane State College campus in Cambridge, said this year’s graduating class is the “cream of the crop.
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SALINEVILLE — The number of graduates is growing at the Utica Shale Academy. Members of the Utica Shale Academy Board of Directors was to confer degrees to 18 seniors during commencement on May 26, preceded by a dinner for the graduates and their families.
CAMBRIDGE -- Anyone who is interested in a career in the gas and oil industry has an opportunity to enroll in the Oil Gas Engineering Technology program at Zane State College in Cambridge to gain the required knowledge to engage in the most challenging and dynamic industry in Ohio and around the world.