The Crisis In Energy Education

Forbes Alex Epstein In this series I will be exploring the dangerous lack of energy education in the United States, particularly about the indispensable benefits provided by fossil fuel energy—the subject of my book The Moral Case for Fossil Fuels. This week I focus on the lack of education within the fossil fuel industry. In […]

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Study Explores Marcellus Shale Gas Development and Impacts on Pennsylvania Schools and Education

Gant DailyBy Gant Team The Center for Rural Pennsylvania commissioned a Marcellus Shale Impacts study, the third looking at impacts on Pennsylvania schools and education. The rapid development of natural resources resulting in sudden economic expansion and the influx of new people to meet new labor market needs is commonly referred to as “boomtown” development. […]

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College Launches Program to Prep for Shell Cracker

Pittsburgh Business Times By Justine Coyne Community College of Beaver County is launching an associate degree program in process technology the school said will prepare workers for jobs at the ethane cracker Shell Chemical has proposed building in the county. CCBC said it worked with more than 30 industry partners to develop the curriculum, which […]

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Testing Turbines to Save Energy

Penn State University By Krista Weidner They say a little knowledge is a dangerous thing. But a little knowledge can also be comforting. For anyone who has sat on a jet airplane at takeoff, tense and sweaty-palmed, wondering how in the world this gigantic assemblage will manage to climb into the sky and stay up, […]

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Shale Students Show Off What They Know

Morning Journal News By Steve Rappach SALINEVILLE – Students at the Utica Shale Academy got a chance on Tuesday to show a crowd of people some of the industry skills they have learned. Demonstrations in proper drilling and casing were presented at the academy’s classroom at Southern Local High School with board members from the […]

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Ohio Oil and Gas Energy Education Program

OOGEEP Recognized for Public Education, Outreach Programs

Akron Beacon Journal By Bob Downing COLUMBUS, OH – The Ohio Oil and Gas Energy Education Program (OOGEEP) was recently awarded the Chairman’s Stewardship Award for Energy Education from the Interstate Oil and Gas Compact Commission (IOGCC) at the association’s annual meeting in Columbus. The IOGCC is a multi-state government association that works to ensure […]

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Chevron Corp. Donates $20 Million to Appalachian Partnership

Ohio.com By Bob Downing From the Associated Press: Chevron Corp. is spending $20 million to launch its Appalachia Partnership Initiative, which is meant to improve schools and workforce development in 27 counties in southwestern Pennsylvania, northern West Virginia and eastern Ohio. Chevron is working with the Allegheny Conference on Community Development, the Claude Worthington Benedum […]

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