Minerals Council

Conflicting views over recent OMC draft resolution and letter to BIA

Date: Aug. 1, 2016

The question of who does the Osage Mineral Estate belong to is a question that’s been asked repeatedly since 2006.

And according to a ...

Rosemary Wood joins Osage News as columnist on Osage energy matters

Date: July 27, 2016

Former two-term Osage Tribal Councilwoman Rosemary Wood is joining the Osage News as a columnist on Osage energy matters.

“We have sorely needed someone to ...

Presenters at Oil & Gas Summit discuss mineral estate and BIA regulations

Date: Nov. 6, 2015

TULSA, Okla. – Oil producers, shareholders, landowners, geologists, petroleum experts, all were in attendance at the 14th Annual Oil & Gas Summit, held in the historic ...

Osage Oil & Gas Summit scheduled for Nov. 4-5 in Tulsa

Date: Nov. 2, 2015

The Osage Oil & Gas Summit has been scheduled for Nov. 4-5 in the historic Mayo Hotel in downtown Tulsa.

The theme for this year’s ...

Black says BIA will uphold trust responsibility for Osage Minerals Estate

Date: Sept. 10, 2015

Bureau of Indian Affairs Director Mike Black told the Osage Nation the BIA is diligently working on improvements to the regulations of the oil and ...

Three proposals surface from Sens. Inhofe and Lankford for oil and gas regulation in the Osage

Date: Sept. 9, 2015

A three-page document from Sens. Jim Inhofe and James Lankford’s staffs show three proposals for potential legislation to change how oil and gas regulation ...

Standing Bear on status of Mineral Estate: ‘Pandora’s box has been opened’

Date: Aug. 31, 2015

Principal Chief Geoffrey Standing Bear met with the Third Osage Minerals Council in a Special Meeting Aug. 31 to discuss possible legislation being formed by ...

BIA Director to discuss issues involving Mineral Estate Sept. 9

Date: Aug. 25, 2015

Bureau of Indian Affairs Director, Mike Black, will give a presentation to Osage citizens about the current condition of the Osage Minerals Estate.

The presentation ...

Chief Standing Bear meets with the staffs of Sens. Lankford and Inhofe

Date: Aug. 5, 2015

Two Republican Oklahoma senators, Jim Inhofe and James Lankford, sent a letter to the Secretary of Interior Sally Jewell, asking her to find a solution ...

Osage Minerals Council and Standing Bear administration at odds

Date: Aug. 3, 2015

Principal Chief Geoffrey Standing Bear is slowly chipping away at the Osage Minerals Council’s resistance to Osage Nation law.

“They’re an agency of ...