Minerals Council

Federal judge denies use of state law in wind companies arguments

Date: Jan. 13, 2021

TULSA — A federal judge has denied an attempt by Enel Green Power North America to use state law as a defense in ongoing litigation over ...

Signed record of decision in place for environmental impact study

Date: Jan. 10, 2021

After seven years of hearings, comments and drafts, a signed record of decision is in the books for the Osage County Environmental Impact Study.

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Proposed rule change to OMC elections would remove nearly all BIA involvement

Date: Dec. 11, 2020

The Department of Interior is proposing an update to a portion of the Code of Federal Regulations that deals with the Osage Minerals Council’s ...

Council members and Chief answer questions at OSA meeting

Date: Dec. 11, 2020

Despite rumors to the contrary, the Osage Minerals Council has not submitted a TERA application.

When asked point blank by members of the Osage Shareholders ...

OMC to bring on independent auditor

Date: Dec. 10, 2020

An extra set of eyes will soon be looking over some of the mineral estate’s fiscal documents.     

At its Dec. 4 meeting, the Osage ...

Shareholder checks see slight increase for December payment

Date: Dec. 8, 2020

The December headright checks are not quite in the mail yet, but when they do hit mailboxes, they will reflect an increase in oil field ...

Annuitants for Change ready to propose Constitutional amendments

Date: Nov. 24, 2020

Although its initial goal deadline has long passed, a group seeking to amend the Osage Nation Constitution’s language regarding the mineral estate is still ...

Questions remain as Minerals Council looks into potential TERA

Date: Nov. 12, 2020

Although a plethora of questions still remain, the Osage Minerals Council has a little more guidance as to what a potential TERA could look like ...

EPA grants state of Oklahoma regulating duties for fee lands in Indian Country

Date: Nov. 5, 2020

TULSA — Despite pushback from area tribes, the Environmental Protection Agency granted an expedited request from the state of Oklahoma to continue regulating environmental issues in ...

BIA releases final version of oil and gas environmental impact study on Osage County

Date: Oct. 22, 2020

Photo caption: The Bureau of Indian Affairs, Osage Agency on the Osage Nation campus in Pawhuska on Oct. 22, 2020. CODY HAMMER/Osage News

The ...