WAYZATA, Minn., Jan. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Northern Oil and Gas, Inc. (NYSE MKT: NOG) ("Northern Oil") announced today that it has hired Brandon R. Elliott as Executive Vice President of Corporate Development and Strategy. In this role, Mr. Elliott will contribute to the company's corporate strategy, in addition to articulating asset value and the business model to the investment community.
Mr. Elliott comes to Northern Oil with a combination of corporate experience, including two years running CONSOL Energy's investor relations department and significant investment experience, including 10 years as a portfolio manager and research analyst at Friess Associates LLC. Mr. Elliott earned the CFA designation in 2001, holds a bachelor's degree from Dartmouth College and is a member of the National Investor Relations Institute.
"I have watched Northern Oil's tremendous growth story for years and am honored to join this organization," Mr. Elliott said. "This is a very talented team that, with only 20 employees, has managed to build one of the largest acreage positions in the Williston Basin's Bakken and Three Forks resource play. I look forward to this great opportunity."
"We are very excited to have Brandon join Northern Oil and believe he will add a wealth of experience and a new perspective to our management team," said Michael Reger, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. "We look forward to Brandon's contributions to our organization and his expertise in articulating value and strategy going forward."ABOUT NORTHERN OIL AND GAS, INC. 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 www.NorthernOil.com INVESTOR RELATIONS CONTACTS: Brandon ElliottEVP, Corporate Development and Strategy952-476-9800 firstname.lastname@example.org Erik NerhusVP, Business Development952-476-9800 email@example.com