Northern Oil & Gas Inc was formed on March 20, 2007. On June 30, 2010was reincorporated in the State of Minnesota from the State of Nevada pursuant to a plan of merger between Northern Oil and Gas, Inc., a Nevada corporation, and Northern Oil and Gas, Inc., a Minnesota corporation and wholly-owned subsidiary of the Nevada Corporation. The Company is engaged in the acquisition, exploration, development and production of crude oil and natural gas properties, primarily in the Bakken and Three Forks formations within the Williston Basin in North Dakota and Montana. It is engaged in crude oil and natural gas exploration and production. Its principal assets included approximately 187,044 net acres located in the northern region of the United States. Its operations are subject to various rules, regulations and limitations impacting the crude oil and natural gas exploration and production industry as whole.