Minerals Council

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 ...

Minerals Council passes resolution in support of Melissa Currey

Date: Jan. 24, 2013

The Osage Minerals Council is showing their support for Bureau of Indian Affairs Osage Agency Superintendent Melissa Currey, who is currently on leave.

At an ...

Interactive website brings technology to Osage oil

Date: Dec. 10, 2012

Researching oil production in the Osage just got a lot easier.

A interactive website, built by the Nation’s Environmental Resource department has compiled and ...

Osage Oil & Gas Summit auction raises $14,200

Date: Nov. 27, 2012

TULSA, Okla. – This year’s Osage Oil and Gas Summit’s annual lease auction raised $14,200 with three land tracts selling close to the ...

Osage Nation Special Election turnout slow but steady

Date: Aug. 13, 2012

Voter turnout during the Aug. 13 special election is slow – thus far – with 450 Osages casting in-person ballots by 7:30 p.m.

Amid cooler ...