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V 1.3 revised 6-15-12 3555 NW 58th St., Ste. 430 | Oklahoma City, OK 73112 | 1-800-664-1301 | FAX 405-942-3435 The Oklahoma Energy Resources Board is the nation’s first energy checkoff program. Created by the Oklahoma Legislature in 1993, the OERB is funded voluntarily by Oklahoma oil and natural gas producers and royalty owners through a one-tenth of 1 percent assessment on the sale of oil and natural gas. The OERB’s mission is to restore orphaned and abandoned well sites and to educate Oklahomans about the vitality, contributions and environmental responsibility of the Oklahoma petroleum industry. Education • 1.5 million Oklahoma students reached through OERB energy educa-tion programs since 1996. • $20 million spent since 1996 funding education programs in Oklahoma. • OERB reaches all academic grade levels – from kindergarten through college – with its energy education programs, including: Curricula - To date, more than 12,000 teachers have been trained in OERB’s enery education curricula. Little Bits - Kindergarten through second grade energy curriculum. More than 1,300 teachers trained. Fossils to Fuel and Fossils to Fuel 2 - Elementary school energy curriculum. More than 7,000 teachers trained. Petro Active - Middle school energy curriculum. More than 1,700 teachers trained. Core Energy - High school energy curriculum with four options: Science, Social Studies, Math and Language Arts. More than 2,700 teachers trained. Teachers Receive: Free supplies, free training, $50 stipend, free field trips, professional devel-opment credits and more. Teachers also receive a kit of materials at training workshops valued from $200 - $700! Visit the For Educators tab at www.OERB.com to register for a workshop. Museum Partnerships - Partnerships with eight museums across the state to enhance energy education curricula and provide free admission and transportation to OERB trained teachers. Well Site Safety - The OERB provides a safety video and more than 30,000 safety folders to schools each year that educate students about the dangers of playing around wellsites and oilfield equipment. An annual contest and event is also hosted at the State Capitol to honor students, parents and teachers. Petro Pros - Oklahoma oil and natural gas professionals who volunteer time to visit classrooms and show students the science and business side of the industry. Volunteers reach more than 100,000 students annually through Petro Pros. OERB Petroleum Scholar Program - Scholarship program through which the OERB distributes up to $500,000 each year to Oklahoma college students majoring in industry-related fields. Since 2006, more than $2 million has been awarded to students at OU, OSU and Tulsa University and Oklahoma City University. PetroTech Program - Provides training and certification for Oklahomans interested in Geo Tech, Land Tech and Engineering Tech positions within the oil and natural gas industry. The program is offered at Francis Tuttle Technology Center in Oklahoma City and Tulsa Technology Center. ·aU()J!q A1A()H.AJ)lO .TYli sri "TIm ;;.rr~.~r:,; ;- .:5-1rm. Tim MT':Alcvt.J, ~ OIQ-AHOMA PROUD Advancmg our state. Empowering our nation.
|Okla State Agency||Energy Resources Board, Oklahoma (OERB)|
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|Alternative title||OERB student education fact sheet|
Oklahoma Energy Resources Board.
|Publisher||Oklahoma Energy Resources Board|
Oklahoma Energy Resources Board.
|Purpose||The Oklahoma Energy Resources Board is the nation's first energy checkoff program. Created by the Oklahoma legislature in 1993, the OERB is funded voluntarily by Oklahoma oil and natural gas producers and royalty owners through a one-tenth of 1 percent assessment on the sale of oil and natural gas. The OERB's mission is to restore orphaned and abandoned well sites and to educate Oklahomans about the vitality, contributions and environmental responsibility of the Oklahoma petroleum industry.|
|Notes||v. 5.3 revised 5-31-12|
|OkDocs Class#||E4350.1 F142e 2012|
|Digital Format||PDF, Adobe Reader required|
|ODL electronic copy||Filed with documents.ok.gov submissions system|
|Rights and Permissions||This Oklahoma state government publication is provided for educational purposes under U.S. copyright law. Other usage requires permission of copyright holders.|