Northern Oil and Gas, Inc. is an independent energy company. The Company is engaged in the acquisition, exploration, exploitation, development and production of crude oil and natural gas properties. Its principal business is crude oil and natural gas exploration, development and production with operations in North Dakota and Montana that primarily target the Bakken and Three Forks formations in the Williston basin of the United States. The Company acquires leasehold interests that comprise of non-operated working interests in wells and in drilling projects within its area of operations. The Company owns working interests in 2,338 gross (185.7 net) producing wells, consisting of 2,337 wells targeting the Bakken and Three Forks formations and one exploratory well targeting another formation.