Minerals Council

Minerals Council declares state of emergency; stay enacted on all non-essential spending

Date: March 17, 2020

With oil prices bottoming out nationwide in part due to the spread of the novel coronavirus, the Osage Minerals Council has declared a state of ...

Council requests accounting data after quarterly check amounts come into question

Date: March 9, 2020

After two late headright payments and a delayed announcement on the March check amounts, the Osage Minerals Council is asking the Department of Interior to ...

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 ...