The Office of Natural Resources Revenue (ONRR) serves as a trustee of royalty assets from Indian trust properties and as an advocate for the interests of Indian mineral owners by:
ONRR promotes Tribal self-control and self-determination over trust lands and resources through:
The Intergovernmental Personnel Act (IPA) Fellowship Program offers participants the opportunity to gain job knowledge and skills in the following areas: audit, compliance, accounting, and other minerals management functions. IPA Fellowship Program internships are managed though the State and Tribal Support Office within ONRR.
The Tribes and ONRR may enter into a Cooperative Agreement under the Federal Oil and Gas Royalty Management Act of 1982. Cooperative Agreements allow the delegation of specific responsibilities to Tribes, such as conducting inspections, audits, investigations, and enforcement activities on Indian lands. Cooperative Agreements are managed through the State and Tribal Support Office within ONRR.