henderson chamberHENDERSON, Ky. (10/28/13) - A presentation by the executive director of the Kentucky Oil & Gas Association and a day of career education and hands-on experience for area high school students highlight the lineup of activities for the fourth Annual Plugged In Energy Week.
 
Andrew McNeil, head of KOGA, will speak to the Rotary Club of Henderson at noon Thursday at the Thelma B. John Early Learning Center. McNeil will give an update on the oil and gas industry in Kentucky, new developments in Western Kentucky and what the future could hold for oil and gas exploration in the region. Non-Rotary Club members can attend by contacting Julie Wischer at 270-831-0124.
 
Energy Week continues on Nov. 8 when select students from Henderson County, Union County and Webster County high schools will attend a day-long series of energy-themed informational sessions at the Earle C. Clements Job Corps Academy in Morganfield. The sessions will include information on energy-related careers, the chance to try coal mining simulators, demonstrations of oil pumping units and more. The featured speaker will be longtime Western Kentucky coal executive Danny Wooten.
 
As an added bonus for Energy Week, the public is welcome to attend a special Kentucky Oil & Gas Association technical program this Wednesday from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. at the Stagg Room at the Henderson Fine Arts Center. The first hour of the program will deal with EPA air regulations concerning oil and gas storage facilities. The last portion of the program will cover horizontal drilling activity in Western Kentucky and details about the New Albany and Lower Mississippian shale formations. The program is free, but patrons are encouraged to register by calling KOGA at (502) 226-1955.
 
Plugged In Energy Week is organized by the Northwest Kentucky Energy Initiative, a partnership of the Henderson-Henderson County Chamber of Commerce, Northwest Kentucky Forward, Union County First and the fiscal courts in Union, Webster and Henderson counties. The initiative's goal is to support the region's energy producers, help develop work force training opportunities in energy-related fields and promote Northwest Kentucky as a potential leader in energy technology and innovation.
 
SurfKY News
Information provided by Brad Schneider, Henderson-Henderson Co. Chamber of Commerce

e-max.it: your social media marketing partner

LIKE SurfKY on Facebook - Click here to LIKE us now.

© Copyright 2015 SurfKY News Group, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission. SurfKY News encourages you to share this story on social media.

In Other News...

Oilers Edge Railroaders, 6-5

OWENSBORO, Ky. (6/3/15) — The Owensboro Oilers battled back to edge the visiting Fulton Railroaders 6-5 in an Ohio… Read More

Community Breaks Ground for First United Bank Plaza

MADISONVILLE, KY (6/1/15) — Madisonville city officials and First United Bank and Trust Co. representatives broke… Read More
1 DOW 18,076.27
+64.33 (0.36%)    
2 S&P 2,114.07
+4.47 (0.21%)    
3 NASDAQ 5,099.23
+22.71 (0.45%)    

Most Read This Week

May 30, 2015 7385

Study of Virus Attack on Cancer Sees Success

by Julie Heflin
May 28, 2015 6632

Four Charged with Burglary for Entering Elderly…

by SurfKY News
May 28, 2015 2910

Greenville Man Charged with Rockport Robbery,…

by SurfKY News
May 29, 2015 2610

Hopkins County Grand Jury Indictments

by SurfKY News
May 29, 2015 2561

KSP Seeks Public Help in Locating Wanted Man

by SurfKY News

Most Read This Month

May 15, 2015 11404

New Madisonville Business In Full Operation Soon

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
May 23, 2015 9639

Missing 5-Year-Old Boy Found

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News

Stories Trending Now

June 02, 2015 2217

Woman Charged with Falsely Reporting Kidnapping

by SurfKY News
June 02, 2015 1849

Traffic Signal at Intersection in Downtown…

by Keith Todd
June 02, 2015 1765

Two Muhlenberg Women Injured in Collision

by SurfKY News
June 02, 2015 1604

Juveniles Accused of Falsely Reporting Masked…

by Rita Dukes Smith, SurfKY News Director
June 02, 2015 1409

South Main Accident Slows Northbound Traffic

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
June 02, 2015 1350

Hopkins County Misdemeanor Indictments

by SurfKY News
June 03, 2015 1298

Crime Stoppers Fugitive of the Week – June 3, 2015

by Hopkinsville – Christian County Crime Stoppers
June 01, 2015 1294

Human Relations Coordinator Identifies Possible…

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
June 02, 2015 1154

Pennyrile Soap Box Derby Hosts 34 Competitors

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
June 02, 2015 1115

Madisonville Police Arrest Reports Released -…

by SurfKY News