The Energy Cooperative



About Us

We Are the Energy Cooperative
In October of 1998, Licking Rural Electrification, Inc. (LRE) acquired National Gas & Oil Company and its subsidiaries, National Gas & Oil Corp., Producers Gas Sales, NGO Development Corp., and NGO Propane. The Energy Cooperative is the trade name used by LRE and its subsidiaries, which operate as separate corporations.

Why Were Cooperatives Formed?
By the mid 1930's almost every urban area in the United States had electric service. In rural areas, only 10 percent of people enjoyed the convenience of electricity because investor-owned utilities could not cost justify building miles of line to serve only a few consumers. Today, Ohio's electric cooperatives serve nearly 340,000 homes and businesses in Ohio and there are nearly 1,000 rural electric cooperatives across the nation serving 25 million consumer-members.


Human Resources Administrative Assistant
Category: Human Resources
The Energy Cooperative is currently looking to fill the position of Human Resources Administrative Assistant for their Newark, OH Headquarters Office. This position provides administrative support for the Human Resources and Safety Departments.  Responsible for administering employees’ files, workers’ compensation claims, and keeping accurate employee records. Responsible for processing bi-weekly more
Phone:(800) 255-6815
Fax:(740) 348-1199

Rep/Contact Info

Gary Baker
Dan McVey
Todd Ware


P.O. BOX 702
NEWARK, OH 43058
PHONE 740.345.9757

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