Deadline set in White Star Petroleum bankruptcy: Mineral rights owners have until Aug. 23 to file claims

White Star Petroleum, an oil and gas exploration company with extensive holdings in Payne County, has filed a petition for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in Delaware. Mineral rights owners and other claimants have been given an Aug. 23 deadline to file claims in an separate involuntary Chapter 11 action filed by the company's creditors in the Western District of Oklahoma. Michelle Charles/Stillwater News Press