FORM 4
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UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549

STATEMENT OF CHANGES IN BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP OF SECURITIES

Filed pursuant to Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 or Section 30(h) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
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(Print or Type Responses)
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person *
Rowling Robert B.
  2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
NORTHERN OIL & GAS, INC. [NOG]
5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
_____ Director __X__ 10% Owner
_____ Officer (give title below) _____ Other (specify below)
(Last)
(First)
(Middle)
4001 MAPLE AVENUE, SUITE 600
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (Month/Day/Year)
05/15/2018
(Street)

DALLAS, TX 75219
4. If Amendment, Date Original Filed(Month/Day/Year)
6. Individual or Joint/Group Filing(Check Applicable Line)
___ Form filed by One Reporting Person
_X_ Form filed by More than One Reporting Person
(City)
(State)
(Zip)
Table I - Non-Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
1.Title of Security
(Instr. 3)
2. Transaction Date (Month/Day/Year) 2A. Deemed Execution Date, if any (Month/Day/Year) 3. Transaction Code
(Instr. 8)
4. Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D)
(Instr. 3, 4 and 5)
5. Amount of Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s)
(Instr. 3 and 4)
6. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I)
(Instr. 4)
7. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership
(Instr. 4)
Code V Amount (A) or (D) Price
Common Stock, $0.001 par value per share 05/15/2018   J(1)   47,438,400 A $ 1.5 59,900,285 D  
Common Stock, $0.001 par value per share 05/15/2018   J(2)   4,000,000 A $ 1.5 63,900,285 D  
Common Stock, $0.001 par value per share 05/15/2018   J(3)   3,146,667 A $ 1.5 67,046,952 D  
Common Stock, $0.001 par value per share 05/15/2018   J(4)   6,666,667 A $ 1.5 73,713,619 (5) D  

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Table II - Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
(e.g., puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
1. Title of Derivative Security
(Instr. 3)
2. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security 3. Transaction Date (Month/Day/Year) 3A. Deemed Execution Date, if any (Month/Day/Year) 4. Transaction Code
(Instr. 8)
5. Number of Derivative Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D)
(Instr. 3, 4, and 5)
6. Date Exercisable and Expiration Date
(Month/Day/Year)
7. Title and Amount of Underlying Securities
(Instr. 3 and 4)
8. Price of Derivative Security
(Instr. 5)
9. Number of Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s)
(Instr. 4)
10. Ownership Form of Derivative Security: Direct (D) or Indirect (I)
(Instr. 4)
11. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership
(Instr. 4)
Code V (A) (D) Date Exercisable Expiration Date Title Amount or Number of Shares

Reporting Owners

Reporting Owner Name / Address Relationships
 Director  10% Owner  Officer  Other
Rowling Robert B.
4001 MAPLE AVENUE, SUITE 600
DALLAS, TX 75219
    X    
TRT Holdings Inc
4001 MAPLE AVENUE, SUITE 600
DALLAS, TX 75219
    X    
Cresta Investments, LLC
4001 MAPLE AVENUE, SUITE 600
DALLAS, TX 75219
    X    
Cresta Greenwood, LLC
4001 MAPLE AVENUE, SUITE 600
DALLAS, TX 75219
    X    

Signatures

 /s/ Robert B. Rowling   05/16/2018
**Signature of Reporting Person Date

 /s/ Michael G. Smith, Executive Vice President, on behalf of TRT Holdings, Inc.   05/16/2018
**Signature of Reporting Person Date

 /s/ Michael G. Smith, Secretary, on behalf of Cresta Investments, LLC   05/16/2018
**Signature of Reporting Person Date

 /s/ Michael G. Smith, Vice President, on behalf of Cresta Greenwood, LLC   05/16/2018
**Signature of Reporting Person Date

Explanation of Responses:

* If the form is filed by more than one reporting person, see Instruction 4(b)(v).
** Intentional misstatements or omissions of facts constitute Federal Criminal Violations. See 18 U.S.C. 1001 and 15 U.S.C. 78ff(a).
(1) Pursuant to that certain Exchange Agreement, dated January 31, 2018 (as amended, the "Exchange Agreement"), among Northern Oil and Gas, Inc. ("NOG") and the Noteholders (as defined in the Exchange Agreement), TRT Holdings, Inc. exchanged $177,894,000 aggregate principal amount of NOG's 8.000% senior notes due 2020 (the "Senior Notes") for (i) $108,872,000 aggregate principal amount of NOG's 8.500% senior secured second lien notes due 2023 (the "Second Lien Notes") and (ii) 47,438,400 shares of NOG's common stock, par value $0.001 per share ("Common Stock").
(2) Pursuant to the Exchange Agreement, Cresta Investments, LLC exchanged $15,000,000 aggregate principal amount of the Senior Notes for (i) $9,180,000 aggregate principal amount of the Second Lien Notes and (ii) 4,000,000 shares of Common Stock.
(3) Pursuant to the Exchange Agreement, Robert B. Rowling exchanged $11,800,000 aggregate principal amount of the Senior Notes for (i) $7,222,000 aggregate principal amount of the Second Lien Notes and (ii) 3,146,667 shares of Common Stock.
(4) Pursuant to that certain Subscription Agreement, dated January 31, 2018, among NOG and TRT Holdings, Inc., TRT Holdings, Inc. acquired 6,666,667 shares of Common Stock for a purchase price of $10,000,000.
(5) 61,274,808 of the reported securities are owned directly by TRT Holdings, Inc., 7,947,921 of the reported securities are owned directly by Cresta Investments, LLC, 1,344,223 of the reported securities are owned directly by Cresta Greenwood, LLC, and 3,146,667 of the reported securities are owned directly by Robert B. Rowling, individually. Robert B. Rowling indirectly beneficially owns: (i) all of the reported securities of TRT Holdings, Inc. due to his ownership of all Class B shares of common stock of TRT Holdings, Inc.; (ii) all of the reported securities of Cresta Investments, LLC due to his ownership of 100% of the ownership interests in Cresta Investments, LLC; and (iii) all of the reported securities of Cresta Greenwood, LLC due to his indirect ownership of 100% of the ownership interests in Cresta Greenwood, LLC.

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