UNITED STATES
 
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
 
WASHINGTON, DC 20549
 
FORM 10-K/A
(Amendment No.1)
(Mark One)
 
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ANNUAL REPORT PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d) OF THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
For the fiscal year ended December 31, 2011
Or
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TRANSITION REPORT PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d) OF THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934.
For the transition period from ________ to ________
 
Commission File No. 001-33999
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NORTHERN OIL AND GAS, INC.
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Its Charter)

Minnesota
95-3848122
(State or Other Jurisdiction of Incorporation or Organization)
(I.R.S. Employer Identification No.)
 
315 Manitoba Avenue – Suite 200, Wayzata, Minnesota 55391
 
 
(Address of Principal Executive Offices) (Zip Code)
 
952-476-9800
 
(Registrant’s Telephone Number, Including Area Code)
 
Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
 
Title of Each Class
 
Name of Each Exchange On Which Registered
Common Stock, $0.001 par value
 
NYSE Amex Equities Market
     
Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(g) of the Act: None
 
Indicate by check mark if the registrant is a well-known seasoned issuer, as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act Yes ý No ¨
 
Indicate by check mark if the registrant is not required to file reports pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Act. Yes ¨ No ý
 
Indicate by check mark whether the registrant (1) has filed all reports required to be filed by Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 during the preceding 12 months (or for such shorter period that the registrant was required to file such reports), and (2) has been subject to such filing requirements for the past 90 days.Yes ý No ¨
 
Indicate by check mark whether the registrant has submitted electronically and posted on its corporate Web site, if any, every Interactive Data File required to be submitted and posted pursuant to Rule 405 of Regulation S-T (§232.405 of this chapter) during the preceding 12 months (or for such shorter period that the registrant was required to submit and post such files). Yes ý No ¨
 
Indicate by check mark if disclosure of delinquent filers pursuant to Item 405 of Regulation S-K (§229.405) is not contained herein, and will not be contained, to the best of registrant’s knowledge, in definitive proxy or information statements incorporated by reference in Part III of this Form 10-K or any amendment to this Form 10-K. ý
 
Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is a large accelerated filer, an accelerated filer, a non-accelerated filer, or a small reporting company. See the definitions of “large accelerated filer,” “accelerated filer” and “smaller reporting company” in Rule 12b-2 of the Exchange Act. (Check one):
 
Large Accelerated Filer ý
Accelerated Filer ¨
Non-Accelerated Filer ¨
(Do not check if a smaller reporting company)
Smaller Reporting Company ¨

 

 
 

 


Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is a shell company (as defined in Rule 12b-2 of the Exchange Act). Yes ¨ No ý
 
The aggregate market value of the registrant’s voting and non-voting common equity held by non-affiliates of the registrant on the last business day of the registrant’s most recently completed second fiscal quarter (based on the closing sale price as reported by the NYSE Amex Equities Market) was approximately $1.296 billion.
 
Indicate the number of shares outstanding of each of the registrant’s classes of common stock, as of the latest practicable date.
 
As of February 15, 2012, the registrant had 63,481,852 shares of common stock issued and outstanding.
 

 
 

 


EXPLANATORY NOTE

The sole purpose of this Amendment No.1 (the “Amended Filing”) to the Registrant’s Annual Report on Form 10-K for the period ended December 31, 2011, filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on February 29, 2012 (the “Original Filing”), is to submit the Interactive Data File exhibits required by Item 601(b) (101) of Regulation S-K.

No other information included in the Original Filing is being amended by this Amended Filing.  Those sections of the Original Filing that are unaffected by the Amended Filing are not included herein.  The Amended Filing continues to speak as of the date of the Original Filing and we have not updated the filing to reflect events occurring subsequently to the date of the Original Filing.  Accordingly, this Amended Filing should be read in conjunction with our filings made with the SEC subsequent to the filing of the Original Filing.


 
 

 



 
SIGNATURES
 
Pursuant to the requirements of Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, thereunto duly authorized.
 
NORTHERN OIL AND GAS, INC.

 Date:
 March 2, 2012
 
By:
/s/ Michael L. Reger
       
Michael L. Reger
       
Chief Executive Officer
 
POWER OF ATTORNEY
 
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, this report has been signed below by the following persons on behalf of the registrant and in the capacity and on the dates indicated:
 
Signature
 
Title
 
Date
         
/s/ Michael L. Reger
 
Chief Executive Officer, Chairman and Director
 
March 2, 2012
Michael L. Reger
       
         
/s/ Thomas W. Stoelk
 
Chief Financial Officer, Principal Financial Officer, Principal Accounting Officer
 
March 2, 2012
Thomas W. Stoelk
     
         
*
 
Director
 
March 2, 2012
Loren J. O’Toole
       
         
*
 
Director
 
March 2, 2012
Richard Weber
       
         
*
 
Director
 
March 2, 2012
Jack King
       
         
*
 
Director
 
March 2, 2012
Robert Grabb
       
         
*
 
Director
 
March 2, 2012
Lisa Bromiley Meier
       
         
*
 
Director
 
March 2, 2012
Delos Cy Jamison
       


 
*  Michael L. Reger, by signing his name hereto, does hereby sign this document on behalf of the above-named directors of the Registrant pursuant to powers of attorney duly executed by such persons.
 
By:
/s/ Michael L. Reger
 
Michael L. Reger
 
Attorney-in-Fact

 
 

 

Exhibit Index

Exhibit No.
 
Description
 
Method of Filing
24.1
 
Powers of Attorney*
 
Incorporated by Reference
101.INS
 
XBRL Instance Document
 
Furnished Electronically
101.SCH
 
XBRL Taxonomy Extension Schema Document
 
Furnished Electronically
101.CAL
 
XBRL Taxonomy Extension Calculation Linkbase Document
 
Furnished Electronically
101.DEF
 
XBRL Taxonomy Extension Definition Linkbase Document
 
Furnished Electronically
101.LAB
 
XBRL Taxonomy Extension Label Linkbase Document
 
Furnished Electronically
101.PRE
 
XBRL Taxonomy Extension Presentation Linkbase Document
 
Furnished Electronically

*
Filed with the Original Filing.