Resources is located in Osage County, the largest county in
Oklahoma. The first discovery of Oil in Oklahoma occurred in
1859 with the discovery of oil seeping into a salt well drilled
in Salina. The first intentional oil well was drilled near
Chelsea in 1889 and produced little oil.
commercially paying well in Oklahoma was drilled in 1896 near
Bartlesville, the location of the main office of Osage Energy
Osage County, named after the Osage Native American Tribe, was
discovered to have large quantities of oil in 1894. Drilling was
started by oilman Henry Foster who approached the Osage Tribe,
who hold the mineral rights, for permission to drill.
consists of approximately 1,475,000 acres of pristine Oklahoma
prairie some of which is above large quantities of oil deposits.
Most of Osage Energy Resources' wells are located in beautiful