Minerals Council

Council continues plugging orphan wells on Osage Mineral Estate

Date: Sept. 16, 2021

In 2016, the BIA identified over 1,600 abandoned wells on the Osage Minerals Estate. The council contacted its Congressional Delegation and the House of ...

Minerals Council discusses TERA options in Zoom webinar

Date: Aug. 31, 2021

The Osage Minerals Council hosted a Zoom webinar update about a possible Tribal Energy Resource Agreement on Aug. 9. Screenshot of osagenation-nsn.gov

The Osage ...

Minerals Council members disagree on the legitimacy of recent lease sale

Date: Aug. 31, 2021

The Osage Minerals Council held a lease sale on Aug. 9, the first lease sale since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic. CODY HAMMER/Osage ...

OMC to hold nationwide TERA presentation via Zoom

Date: Aug. 9, 2021

The Osage Minerals Council will hold a nationwide TERA webinar on Aug. 9 at 7 p.m. The webinar is accessible through a Zoom link ...

OMC reaches out to Secretary Haaland to discuss list of issues

Date: Aug. 6, 2021

Photo caption: Deb Haaland is now serving as the 54th Secretary of the Interior making her the first Native American to serve as a Cabinet ...

Minerals Council aims to streamline efforts by discontinuing committees

Date: July 21, 2021

The Osage Minerals Council voted to disassemble their committees, however, that doesn’t mean the work the committees did will go unfinished. The council as ...

Federal Judge rules in favor of Minerals Council in case against wind companies

Date: July 13, 2021

Photo caption: Employees for Osage Wind work on a base of a wind turbine along Highway 60, just west of Pawhuska. Osage Wind dug pits ...

Osage Nation awarded nearly $400K in Energy and Mineral Development Program grants

Date: July 12, 2021

The Bureau of Indian Affairs announced more than $6.5 million in Energy and Mineral Development Program grants awarded to 34 federally recognized tribes and ...

Chief Standing Bear pocket vetoes bill that would give $500K to OMC

Date: June 22, 2021

The Osage Nation Congressional Government Operations Committee discussed a bill that appropriated an additional $500,000 in legal fees to the Osage Minerals Council from ...

Minerals Council updates community on TERA details

Date: June 17, 2021

Photo caption: Osage Minerals Councilman Talee Redcorn opens the TERA community meeting in Pawhuska on May 24. CODY HAMMER/Osage News

The Osage Minerals Council ...