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Northern Oil and Gas, Inc. (NYSE American: NOG) today announced that Roy “Ernie” Easley, Senior Vice President – Exploration and Development of CH4 Energy, has been appointed to Northern’s board of directors.

“The entire board joins me in welcoming Ernie to Northern’s board of directors,” commented Northern’s Chairman, Bahram Akradi. “Ernie brings 38 years of extensive oil and gas experience across all aspects of the oil and gas business and we look forward to his contributions as we continue our efforts to drive shareholder value.”

Mr. Easley is currently serving as Senior Vice President – Exploration and Development at CH4 Energy. Previously, Mr. Easley has served in various roles, including all aspects of exploration & development and managing multi-disciplinary functions including land, reservoir, and drilling and completions professionals, at companies including BOPCO, L.P., Hunt Oil Company, Chieftain International, Tana Oil and Gas Corporation and Exxon Company, U.S.A. Mr. Easley has also been directly involved in the acquisition, development and divestiture of several large exploration projects in the United States. Mr. Easley holds a Bachelor of Science in Geological Sciences from the University of Texas at Austin.

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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. More information about Northern Oil and Gas, Inc. can be found at

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