Minerals Council

Minerals Council lease sale garners $356,200 in sales

Date: April 8, 2014

The smooth roll of an auctioneer’s call for bids jump-started the March 19 lease auction for Osage oil and gas. Mostly unnoticeable gestures, nods ...

Candidates file for Third Osage Minerals Council

Date: April 4, 2014

At the close of business April 3, thirteen candidates had filed for a seat on the Third Osage Minerals Council. And more are expected to ...

Osage Minerals Council election office open

Date: March 4, 2014

Osages wishing to file their candidacy for the Third Osage Minerals Council can do so March 19-March 31. The OMC Election Office will be located ...

Osage Minerals Council requests non-Osages to give shares back

Date: March 3, 2014

The Second Osage Minerals Council sent a letter to non-Osage shareholders with one request: please return your share of the Osage Minerals Estate.

“You are ...

Oklahoma AG to BIA: State should take over oil and gas monitoring in the Osage

Date: Nov. 20, 2013

The Attorney General of Oklahoma, Scott Pruitt, is not satisfied with the Bureau of Indian Affairs.

In a letter sent to the BIA on Oct ...

Minerals Council at odds over trip and storage unit

Date: Sept. 10, 2013

A trip taken to Washington, D.C., and the contents of a storage unit has the Osage Minerals Council at odds again.

Four council members ...

Horizontal wells too costly for two companies in Osage County

Date: July 25, 2013

Two of the Nation’s biggest oil producers are shutting down their horizontal well operations in Osage County due to poor returns on the expensive ...

Osage Minerals Council elects Andrew Yates as chairman

Date: July 19, 2013

The Second Osage Minerals Council elected Andrew Yates as its chairman in May.

Yates is the fifth council member to hold the office of OMC ...

Change coming to oil and gas production in the Osage

Date: April 3, 2013

The Negotiated Rulemaking Committee denied the Osage Minerals Council’s request to extend the comment period in the updating of the Code of Federal Regulations ...

Osage County landowners speak out against bad drilling practices

Date: Jan. 28, 2013

Stories of unenforced drilling regulations from Osage County landowners rained down on the Negotiated Rulemaking Committee Friday, Jan. 25.

Surrounded by more than 80 landowners ...