Michael Reger

Michael Reger, Founder and Chairman Emeritus*
Mr. Reger founded Northern Oil and Gas, Inc. in 2006 and holds the title of Chairman Emeritus. Mr. Reger was the pioneering visionary of the public, non-operated business model. Mr. Reger departed as President in 2019 after the successful recapitalization and turnaround of Northern. During 2018 and 2019, Mr. Reger was instrumental in the completion of a $650 million recapitalization, $850 million of new acquisitions and growing production to over 40,000 barrels of oil equivalent per day. Mr. Reger is a third generation Williston Basin Landman from Billings, Montana. Mr. Reger holds a Bachelor of Arts in Finance and an MBA in Management from the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul, Minnesota.

* In accordance with our 2019 separation agreement with Mr. Reger, NOG agreed that he would retain the title of Chairman Emeritus and NOG would include the foregoing biography on our website. The Chairman Emeritus is not a member of the Board and the title confers no duties or powers, and Mr. Reger has had no role or involvement with the company since 2019.