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p w . . F@iTif~sa 3ER3 Reatorati ! I; Clw-up orphaned pan A ' & l ~ l , ~ nr/oa u where no operat& or rdY ,l$ible p&ty an g e found. Restorition includes: equipment removal, concrete burying or re-mod, petroIeum-impacted so wt andgalt scar/erosio * I p-4 - b The Okluhmm Emqy faosourcse h a d k the rtatibro'sfirst eniwgy ch&f pmpm. Created ly the Oklahosnn Legislc~srei n 1993, the OERB isfunded volunwfily by Oklahoma oil and natural gas producm and royalty ownm thruugh a one-tenth of1 percent assessment on the sale of oil and natural gas The OBRB's mission is to restore oqhaned and abandoned well sides and to educate Oklahomans about the vitatiby, contributions and environmental mpomibility ofthe Oklahoma petroleum industry. . When the OERB is finished, the land is returned to a natural state. - All of this is done at NO cost to the landowner. W B is m ore than ~es tora OERB reaches a11 academic grade lev& - - - with its energy education programs, ei ~dergartenth rough college - OERB Petroleum Scholar Program Scholarship program through which the OERB distributes up to $500,000 each year to Oklahoma college stu-dents majoring in industry-related Mds at OU, OSU, TU. t PetroTech Program. OERB's training and certification for Oklahomans interested in-&o "E@Jmd Tech and Engineering Tech b positions within the oil and natural 'dndustry. I Petro Pros. Oil and olunteer their time to I visit dassrooms and business side of the industry. Little Bits. Kingergaten through second grade energy curriculum. Fossils to Fuel 1 and 2. Elementary school energy curriculum p Petro Active. Middle school energy curriculum. t Core Energy. High school energy curriculum tead$n&$e,tho~fS~re sub-jects of science, social studies, math and language &. I Well Site Safety Program Features a safety video and poster h r schools alongside radio and television advertisement. 1 Who Governs Us? As a state agency, the OERB is governed by an unpaid 2 1 -member board. Representation on the board is divided between independent oil and natural companies, major oil and natural gas companies, petroleum purc f? asers and royalty owners. OERB is a Model Program. ahoma is the first state with a voluntary environmentaVeducational r the petroleum industry. Ohio and Illinois have establish& estoration programs modeled after the OERB's program. wd North Dakota have established education programs mod-of the OERB's programs. I ,,4e-1301 I FAX 405-942-3435 OKLAHOMA'S 011 8 NATURAL GAS-PRODUCERS E ROYALTY OWNERS.
|Okla State Agency||Energy Resources Board, Oklahoma (OERB)|
|Okla Agency Code||
|Alternative title||Oklahoma proud|
|Authors||Oklahoma Energy Resources Board.|
|Publisher||Oklahoma Energy Resources Board|
Oklahoma Energy Resources Board.
Reclamation of land--Oklahoma.
|Purpose||Environmental Restoration: The OERB is charged by statute to spend 50% of the monies collected on environmental restoration of historic oil fields. The OERB is committed to providing a practical solution for an economic remedy.|
|Notes||title from filing by agency|
|OkDocs Class#||E4350.1 F142f|
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|ODL electronic copy||Filed with documents.ok.gov submissions system|
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