Minerals Council

Osage Minerals Council begins pre-application process for a TERA

Date: Feb. 19, 2020

SKIATOOK, Okla. — The Osage Nation is another baby step closer toward pursuing a tribal energy rights agreement with the federal government.

Addressing about 30 members ...

OST to Minerals Council: March checks will be on time

Date: Jan. 21, 2020

Photo caption: The Fourth Osage Minerals Council meets in chambers on Jan. 15 on the Osage Nation Campus. CODY HAMMER/Osage News

Come March, the ...

Osage Wind files objection to claims by federal government in district court

Date: Jan. 14, 2020

Osage Wind and its parent companies are pushing back against a request from the United States to amend its lawsuit over a controversial wind farm ...

New draft EIS could prohibit drilling on a third of Osage County

Date: Jan. 13, 2020

The Osage Minerals Council is preparing to take its concerns over an environmental impact study to federal court should the Bureau of Indian Affairs expand ...

OMC to begin consultation process for Tribal Energy Resource Agreement

Date: Jan. 7, 2020

The Osage Minerals Council is taking a preliminary step toward potentially pursuing an energy agreement with the federal government.

At its Jan. 3 meeting, the ...

Council works to improve timeliness of shareholder checks and prepares for county-wide EIS

Date: Dec. 26, 2019

Since multiple shareholders had to wait on fourth-quarter headright checks from the federal government this December, the Osage Minerals Council is trying to avoid a ...

Osage Nation to consider action after TERA regulations published in Federal Register

Date: Dec. 18, 2019

The final version of the new Tribal Energy Resource Agreement regulations is out and the Osage Minerals Council is now on the clock.

“The Osage ...

Producers and shareholders want extension on county-wide draft EIS

Date: Dec. 16, 2019

Only a handful of speakers offered comments at the Bureau of Indian Affairs’ Dec. 12 listening session at the Osage Nation Civic Center, but the ...

Minerals Council votes in favor of proposed constitutional amendments

Date: Dec. 12, 2019

After several rounds of edits and tweaks, the Osage Minerals Council is now backing proposed constitutional amendments from a group of shareholders.

At its Dec ...

Orphan well committee getting little to no help from BIA

Date: Dec. 10, 2019

TULSA — Despite not having access to data through the Bureau of Indian Affairs, the Osage Minerals Council’s Orphan Well Committee is nearing its goal ...