Press Release

Kirkland Counsels Northern on $406.5 Million Permian Basin Expansion

Kirkland & Ellis counseled Northern Oil and Gas, Inc. (NYSE American: NOG) on its agreement to acquire substantially all of the non-operated Permian Basin assets owned by certain entities affiliated with Veritas Energy, LLC. Northern will acquire non-operated oil and gas properties in the Delaware and Midland Basins for a cash purchase price of $406.5 million and 1.9 million common equity warrants with an exercise price of $28.30 per share, subject to typical closing adjustments. The assets are primarily in Lea and Eddy counties, New Mexico, and Loving, Reeves, Ward and Winkler counties, Texas.

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The Kirkland team was led corporate partners David Castro Jr. and Rahul Vashi and associates Will Eiland, Matt Gibson, Clayton Hart, Jonathan Strom and Braxton Smith; tax partner Mark Dundon; capital markets partners Matt Pacey and Bryan Flannery and associate Ieuan Adrian List; debt finance partners Will Bos and Mary Kogut and associate Laura Bielinski; and environmental transactions partner Jon Kidwell and of counsel Jennifer Cornejo.