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Northern Oil and Gas, Inc. (NYSE MKT: NOG) (“Northern”) today announced that its bank syndicate group reaffirmed and maintained the existing $550 million borrowing base under Northern’s revolving credit facility during the semi-annual redetermination period.

In addition, the bank group agreed to amend certain financial covenants.  The 4.0x total debt to EBITDAX covenant was removed and replaced with a secured debt to EBITDAX ratio.  The new covenant requires Northern to maintain a ratio of secured debt to EBITDAX of no greater than 2.5 to 1.0.

The next redetermination of the borrowing base is scheduled for October 1, 2015.

“We are pleased with the results of the borrowing base redetermination, which we feel confirms the strength of our premier Williston Basin position,” commented Northern’s Chief Financial Officer, Tom Stoelk.  “The combination of our strong 2015 hedge position and careful focus on managing our capital expenditures provides us with continued financial flexibility.  We greatly appreciate the strong support provided by the entire syndicate of banks under our revolving credit facility.”


Northern Oil and Gas, Inc. is an exploration and production company with a core area of focus in the Williston Basin Bakken and Three Forks play in North Dakota and Montana.