OOGA Holds 68th Annual Winter Meeting and Trade Show

The annual event serves to bring industry leaders from Ohio and the nation together to gain insights regarding the current status of Ohio’s oil and gas industry.

📅   Sat March 28, 2015 - Midwest Edition
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With strong ties to OOGA and its membership, the International Union of Operating Engineers, Local 18 was represented by (L-R) Jeremy Hinkle, Preston Yuzwa, Michael Bertolone and Premo Panzarello.
With strong ties to OOGA and its membership, the International Union of Operating Engineers, Local 18 was represented by (L-R) Jeremy Hinkle, Preston Yuzwa, Michael Bertolone and Premo Panzarello.
With strong ties to OOGA and its membership, the International Union of Operating Engineers, Local 18 was represented by (L-R) Jeremy Hinkle, Preston Yuzwa, Michael Bertolone and Premo Panzarello. Seen here with a Topcon DS Series Robotic Total Station, GeoShack’s Steve Hatfield (L) and Nick Baker were on hand to discuss laser and GPS applications in site development and other aspects of Ohio’s oil and gas well development. George Gillespie of the Ohio Utilities Protection Service reminds contractors to “call 811 before you dig.” (L-R): Bill Bennett of Cummins Bridgeway LLC talks diesel power with John and Dean Nicolozakes of Nicolozakes Trucking & Construction. The Ohio Oil & Gas Energy Education Program’s Rhonda Reda and Charlie Dixon explain that the organization serves as an educational sister organization working with OOGA. Executive Vice President of the Ohio Oil and Gas Association Shawn Bennett kept busy ensuring everything went smoothly at the Association’s Annual Winter Meeting and Trade Show.

OOGA held its annual Winter Meeting and Trade Show at the Hilton Columbus in Columbus, Ohio, March 11 to 13.

The annual event, in its 68th year, serves to bring industry leaders from Ohio and the nation together to network and gain insights and updates regarding the current status of Ohio’s oil and gas industry.

The trade show featured table top displays of more than 70 exhibitors presenting information on the latest equipment, products and services devoted to Ohio’s oil and gas well development.

As well as the annual meeting and trade show, the event featured a variety of business sessions focused on industry challenges, well permitting, drilling and production reports and regulatory updates.

With membership of more than 3,100 industry professionals, the association provides education and outreach for those involved with the exploration, production and development of crude oil and natural gas resources in Ohio, along with service, product and equipment providers who support the industry.