Exploration and production company Northern Oil & Gas Inc. announced that its founder and president, Michael Reger, is leaving the company to pursue other opportunities. Reger will remain as chairman emeritus.
Northern described the departure as amicable and said Reger will be available to help the firm in the transition, under a consulting arrangement, through March 2020.
Reger founded the company in 2006 and was its chairman and CEO until 2016. He was named chairman emeritus in 2017.