Minerals Council

Osage Shareholders Association to host Feb. 18 meeting at Skiatook Osage Casino

Date: Jan. 26, 2018

The Osage Shareholders Association is hosting their next quarterly meeting on Sunday, Feb. 18, at the Skiatook Osage Casino Hotel.

The meeting will run from ...

Three Osage County producers challenge EPA shutdown order

Date: Jan. 25, 2018

TULSA, Okla. — Three Osage County producers are challenging a shutdown order from the Environmental Protection Agency for seven wells along Bird Creek.

On Friday, attorneys ...

The Constitution and the Mineral Estate, Part III

Date: Jan. 16, 2018

The 1994 Constitution was dissolved June 10, 1997, by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 10TH Circuit in Denver, according to “The ...

The Constitution and the Mineral Estate Part II

Date: Dec. 20, 2017

In continuing to think about our evolving relationship with the mineral estate and constitutions, I reviewed three documents. My understanding of these three documents is ...

Osage Minerals Council meets with BIA and DOI officials in closed consultation meeting

Date: Dec. 13, 2017

The Third Osage Minerals Council met with the new director of the Bureau of Indian Affairs and other BIA and Department of Interior officials in ...

Osage Minerals Council rescinds resolution to sue the Osage Nation

Date: Nov. 17, 2017

The Third Osage Minerals Council voted to rescind resolution 3-237 that called for a lawsuit against the Osage Nation over the ownership of the Osage ...

Osage Minerals Council votes to sue Osage Nation over Mineral Estate ownership

Date: Sept. 24, 2017

In a vote of 4-3, the Third Osage Minerals Council passed a resolution Sept. 20 to sue the Osage Nation over ownership of the Osage ...

Minerals Council working on digitizing records to aid oil producers hindered by FOIA

Date: Aug. 28, 2017

Well records are derived from oil and gas leases, and are maintained by the Bureau. These records have always been available to producers as a ...

Osage Minerals Council plugging seeping natural gas wells near Pawhuska High School

Date: Aug. 23, 2017

The Osage Minerals Council, with the financial assistance from the Oklahoma Office of Emergency Management, has already plugged one of two seeping natural gas wells ...

10th Circuit upholds scope of accounting by lower court in Fletcher case

Date: May 23, 2017

The 10th Circuit Court of Appeals has upheld the Northern District Court’s ruling in the case Fletcher v. United States. The U.S ...