Economic Development

Durant: Small Town, Big Dream

OG&E does more than energize a power grid. We honor our commitment to strengthen our communities. To bring business. To provide a better future. Watch this video to see how OG&E has energized life and big dreams in Durant.

Our Commitment to Durant

As the video demonstrates, we help lead economic development in Durant. But that's not all we do. 

  • The City of Durant received $77,829.78 in incentives from OG&E for making energy efficiency upgrades to city-owned buildings. 

  • Over the past five years, the City of Durant has received an average of $725,632 annually in franchise fees. 

  • More than $212,000 has been provided in free electric service to assist with streetlights, traffic signals and buildings operated by the City of Durant. 

  • OG&E has paid more than $2.2 million in ad valorem taxes over the last six years, benefiting the Durant, Calera and Silo School Districts.

  • OG&E employees have donated more than 225 hours of volunteer time in the Durant area over the last four years.

  • We donated school supplies to Washington Irving Elementary during COVID.

  • Our Durant employees delivered floor fans to Bryan County United Way & Hands of Hope for elderly and low-income customers.

  •  We provided employee & social media support for Durant Main Street’s efforts as finalist in the national Small Business Revolution contest.

OG&E members live and work here and we’re proud to call Durant our home. We’re proud that the energy we deliver gives people comfort, safety and security. We’re proud of our record of low-cost, reliable power, at rates below the national average. And we’re proud of our ability to respond safely and effectively when our communities face emergency situations.

For more information, contact your local OG&E Community Affairs Manager, Robert Holliday: 580-920-8421 or

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