Minerals Council

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 ...

Case on final oil and gas rules scheduled for Aug. 10

Date: July 8, 2015

A federal judge has scheduled the preliminary court case to consider a temporary restraining order and preliminary injunction on the final oil and gas regulations ...

Osage Minerals Council suing Department of Interior over new regulations

Date: July 6, 2015

The Osage Minerals Council ended its silence on June 30 by filing suit in the District Court for the Northern District of Oklahoma to prevent ...

Osage Minerals Councilmen speak on new oil and gas regulations

Date: June 1, 2015

The final rules for oil and gas drilling were published in the Federal Register on May 11 and many fear the worst. Osage Minerals Councilmen ...

BIA releases final rules for oil and gas drilling in Osage County

Date: May 10, 2015

The Bureau of Indian Affairs posted online the final rules for oil and gas drilling on May 8. The 155-page document will be published in ...

AG files ethics complaints against seven members of OMC

Date: Feb. 5, 2015

Attorney General Jeff Jones filed ethics complaints against seven members of the eight-member Osage Minerals Council in Osage Nation Trial Court on Jan. 20.

The ...

Oil and Gas Summit reflects drilling activity

Date: Oct. 8, 2014

The Third Osage Minerals Council hosted its annual Oil and Gas Summit at the Hyatt Regency in downtown Tulsa Sept. 24-25. All 20 leases up ...