Northern Oil and Gas, Inc. (NYSE MKT: NOG) is the leading non-operator franchise in the core of the Bakken and Three Forks plays in the Williston Basin of North Dakota and Montana. The foundation of the Company’s success is the long-term relationships it has built in the Williston Basin with premier operators, landowners and minerals rights owners. Northern has targeted specific areas in the Williston Basin that offer the highest rates of return on oil drilling projects. The Company’s size and intimate knowledge of the region gives it an advantage in making quick decisions, which attracts vigorous deal flow. As a result, Northern is the established “go to” buyer of non-operated acreage in the Williston Basin.