Who We Are
OGE Energy Corp. is headquartered in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma and is publicly traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol OGE. It is the parent company of Oklahoma Gas and Electric (OG&E), a regulated utility and holds a 26.3 percent limited partner interest and 50 percent general partner interest in Enable Midstream Partners, LP, also headquartered in Oklahoma City.
Formed in 1902, OG&E is Oklahoma’s oldest and largest investor-owned electric utility. We serve more than 830,000 customers in 276 towns and cities in a 30,000 square mile area of Oklahoma and western Arkansas. The largest city on our system, Oklahoma City, has a metro area population of approximately 1.5 million people. But we also serve towns like Enid, Ardmore, Muskogee, Norman, Durant, Ft. Smith Ark., as well as many other smaller communities throughout our service territory. We have approximately 2300 employees who live and work in the very communities we serve.
Our power plants, located throughout Oklahoma, generate electricity using natural gas, coal, wind and solar power. We are extremely proud of the fact that we, as a company, have some of the lowest rates in the entire nation (“Regulated Retail Price of Electricity—True-up of EIA data for 2015,” SNL Energy Financial Focus, Table V, retrieved from https://www.snl.com/InteractiveX/file.aspx?ID=36721723&KeyFileFormat=PDF). And, because of our strong system reliability and high customer satisfaction, we’re consistently ranked in surveys as one of the highest performing utilities in the nation.
Safely provide reliable electricity and related services vital to our communities at a reasonable cost.
Who We Serve
We not only serve more than 830,000 electric customers ranging from single residents to large industrial facilities, we also power communities in other ways. We’re the largest single payer of ad valorem taxes in Oklahoma, approximately $80 million annually, most of which goes directly to fund public education. What’s more, our employees generously give of their time and money to support the communities where they live and work. Through their generosity, OG&E is consistently among the largest contributors to the United Way—giving nearly $1.2 million to hundreds of partner agencies that improve the health, safety, education and economic well-being for people in Oklahoma and Arkansas. Our employees are also a force in their communities through volunteerism. We give each employee up to 16 hours of paid volunteer time each year to support personal causes iesinclude, such as education, the arts,social service organizations and many more. Last year, employees logged approximately 20,000 hours of volunteer time during their work days– but many also volunteer after hours and on the weekend as well.