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Ohio Oil and Gas Association Announces Staff Transitions

Thursday, December 18, 2014   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Lyndsey Kleven, Communications Coordinator
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For Immediate Release
December 18, 2014 

Tom Stewart moves into consulting role;
Shawn Bennett named executive vice president

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COLUMBUS, Ohio — After serving 23 years as the executive vice president of the Ohio Oil and Gas Association (OOGA), Tom Stewart today announced his retirement from OOGA and his new role as a consultant to the association. OOGA’s executive committee has elected Shawn Bennett, currently senior vice president, as executive vice president. An unwavering advocate for the oil and gas industry, Stewart has been the voice for Ohio’s energy producers at the Statehouse, where he has worked diligently with lawmakers to craft effective, sensible legislation to improve industry safety and oversight. Under his leadership, OOGA has flourished alongside the state’s expanding shale sector with membership more than doubling since 2010.

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