UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
FORM 8-K

CURRENT REPORT
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): September 4, 2019

NORTHERN OIL AND GAS, INC.
(Exact name of Registrant as specified in its charter)
Delaware
001-33999
95-3848122
(State or other jurisdiction
of incorporation)
(Commission File Number)
(IRS Employer
Identification No.)

601 Carlson Parkway, Suite 990
Minnetonka, Minnesota
55305 
(Address of principal executive offices)
(Zip Code)
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code   (952) 476-9800

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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
Title of each classTrading Symbol(s)Name of each exchange on which registered
Common Stock, par value $0.001NOGNYSE American

Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (17CFR §230.405) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (17CFR §240.12b-2).
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Item 5.02. Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers;
Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.

On September 4, 2019, the board of directors of Northern Oil and Gas, Inc. (the “Company”) appointed the Company’s current Chief Financial Officer, Nicholas O’Grady, to also serve as President.

Mr. O’Grady, age 41, has served as the Company’s Chief Financial Officer since June 2018. Prior to joining the Company, he worked as a portfolio manager at Hudson Bay Capital Management from September 2014 to May 2018, where he focused on energy-related equities, public credit, private and direct investments. Mr. O’Grady’s annualized salary was increased to $450,000 in connection with his appointment as the Company’s President.

Item 7.01. Regulation FD Disclosure.

On September 10, 2019, the Company issued a press release in connection with the foregoing. The text of the press release is furnished as Exhibit 99.1 hereto and is incorporated herein by reference.

The information furnished pursuant to Item 7.01 in this report, including Exhibit 99.1, is being furnished and shall not be deemed “filed” for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the “Exchange Act”), nor shall it be deemed incorporated by reference in any filing under the Securities Act or the Exchange Act, except as shall be expressly set forth by specific reference in such filing.


Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.

(d) Exhibits.

Exhibit NumberDescriptionMethod of Filing
      
  Press release dated September 10, 2019Furnished Electronically





SIGNATURES
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the Registrant has duly caused this Report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.

Date: September 10, 2019
NORTHERN OIL AND GAS, INC.
By /s/ Erik J. Romslo
Erik J. Romslo
Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary