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How 'pigging' the pipeline stops problems in their tracks
Jun 8, 2016 9:25 AM

How 'pigging' the pipeline stops problems in their tracks

What squeals like a pig and travels through oil and gas pipelines?

By Sara Klein | Dix Communications
Two Caldwell students' model depicts how oil is found
May 24, 2016 11:44 AM

Two Caldwell students' model depicts how oil is found

CALDWELL - Two juniors from Caldwell High School unveiled a three-dimensional modeling project on Monday that administrators from the Ohio Oil and Gas Energy Education Program (OOGEEP) say will drastically change the way the public is educated on oil and gas operations.

By Associated Press
May 12, 2016 2:49 PM

Antero donates $2,500 to Barnesville High School Athletic Deparment

MAREITTA - Antero Resources Corporation, the Appalachian Basin’s most active natural gas exploration and production company, donated a total of $15,000 to athletic departments in Noble, Monroe, Belmont, and Washington County High Schools this week.

May 6, 2016 1:05 PM

Ohio Geological Society offers unique perspective on industry

Since 1963, the Ohio Geological Society has been “promoting the science of geology as it relates to petroleum, natural gas and associated liquids, ground water, coal, oil shales, and other natural resources,” according to their website.

By Sophie Kruse | Dix Communications
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Dominion Resources will donate $1 million in educational grants to schools
May 4, 2016 10:02 AM

Dominion Resources will donate $1 million in educational grants to schools

Through its philanthropic arm the Dominion Foundation, Dominion Resources recently announced that it will donate $1 million in educational grants to schools within the area.

By Sophie Kruse | Dix Communications
Oil and Gas Expo highlights education, job opportunities
Apr 29, 2016 8:40 AM

Oil and Gas Expo highlights education, job opportunities

ST. CLAIRSVILLE - Representatives from the education and job training sector were on hand during Wednesday's Oil and Gas Expo in St. Clairsville to talk to potential students and families about preparing for the employment opportunities of the future.

By Associated Press
Apr 21, 2016 1:47 PM

OOGEEP industry safety training

The Ohio Oil and Gas Energy Education Program announced two excellent training opportunities for Ohio’s oil and gas industry workers.

Pipeline award given to Marietta professor
Apr 19, 2016 1:33 PM

Pipeline award given to Marietta professor

COLUMBUS — The Ohio Oil Gas Energy Education Program recently awarded Marietta College Emeritus Professor Dr. Robert W.

Muskingum University professor's work in 'fracking anthology'
Apr 15, 2016 9:44 AM

Muskingum University professor's work in 'fracking anthology'

NEW CONCORD — A work of a local professor appears in a recently released anthology of contributions unified by the topic of hydraulic fracturing. The essay, “Strata,” by Dr.

Gas Compressor Association donates to Zane State
Apr 8, 2016 1:42 PM

Gas Compressor Association donates to Zane State

The Gas Compressor Association recently donated $8,000 to Zane State College for its Oil and Gas Engineering Technology program, Gas Compression Engineering Technology program, and oil and gas certificates.

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Apr 4, 2016 10:40 AM

Pipeline safety meetings in Cambridge, Zanesville

Local pipeline and gas distribution companies are hosting a pipeline safety and awareness program in Zanesville and Cambridge in April.

$272K to train oil, natural gas workers
Mar 28, 2016 9:48 AM

$272K to train oil, natural gas workers

With an unemployment rate of 12.9 percent, Monroe County has the highest percentage of residents unable to find work in all of Ohio's 88 counties - even as numerous Marcellus and Utica shale firms frack, pump, pipeline and truck though the county.

By Associated Press
OOGEEP announces training dates
Mar 23, 2016 10:01 AM

OOGEEP announces training dates

COLUMBUS — The Ohio Oil and Gas Energy Education Program is excited to announce registration is open for several of our well-attended and highly regarded trainings and workshops.

TK Gas Services president speaks to students about gas, oil industry opportunities
Mar 1, 2016 9:38 AM

TK Gas Services president speaks to students about gas, oil industry opportunities

Gas and oil industry businessman Ted Korte, feeling an obligation to the young generation, recently put to work his belief in giving back to the community.

Feb 29, 2016 10:54 AM

OOGEEP 2016 Oilfield Emergencies Training

The Ohio Oil and Gas Energy Education Program Oilfield Emergencies Workshops begin April 9, 10 at the Wayne County Fire & Rescue training facility in Applecreek.

Feb 19, 2016 1:04 PM

Gulfport Energy issues grants

The Foundation for Appalachian Ohio and the Gulfport Energy Fund are pleased to announce the second round of 2015 grant recipients, including those from Guernsey County.

Dominion East Ohio to build technical training center
Feb 12, 2016 7:56 AM

Dominion East Ohio to build technical training center

Dominion East Ohio announced Dec. 22 it plans to build a state-of-the-art technical training center in the village of Boston Heights.

By Eric Marotta | Dix Communications
Kent State students visit oilfield sites
Jan 12, 2016 2:33 PM

Kent State students visit oilfield sites

More than a dozen Kent State University students hung on every word spoken by Ohio Oil and Gas Association President David Hill at the three well sites the group visited to view first hand what they had seen only in text books and PowerPoint presentations.

By Judie Perkowski | Dix Communications
New study examines potential regional economic development opportunities
Dec 18, 2015 9:16 AM

New study examines potential regional economic development opportunities

A new report on the economic development opportunities offered by Ohio shale shows that shale development may present new business and job opportunities

Dec 16, 2015 10:07 AM

Monroe Statoil Energy Fund announces final grant round

The Statoil Monroe County Energy Fund at the Foundation for Appalachian Ohio announced its third round of grant recipients, and encourage organizations to apply for future grants.