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EX-99.1 - EXHIBIT 99.1 - Emerald Oil, Inc.v332182_ex99-1.htm



Washington, DC 20549






Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of

The Securities Exchange Act of 1934


Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported)

January 16, 2013 (January 16, 2013)




(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)


Montana   1-35097   77-0639000
(State or other jurisdiction of
  (Commission File Number)   (IRS Employer
Identification No.)


1600 Broadway, Suite 1360
Denver, Colorado 80202

(Address of principal executive offices, including zip code)


(303) 323-0008

(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)


1600 Broadway, Suite 1040
Denver, Colorado 80202

(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)


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Item 7.01 Regulation FD Disclosure.


On January 16, 2013 the Company issued a press release entitled “Emerald Oil, Inc. Sales by Officers and Directors for Tax Purposes,” which described the sales of Company securities by certain officers and directors for tax purposes. A copy of the press release is attached as Exhibit 99.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K and is incorporated herein by reference.


In accordance with General Instruction B.2 of Form 8-K, the information provided under this Item 7.01 in this report on Form 8-K, including Exhibit 99.1 attached hereto, shall not be deemed “filed” for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the “Exchange Act”), nor shall such information be deemed incorporated by reference in any filing under the Securities Act or the Exchange Act, except as shall be expressly set forth by specific reference in such a filing.


Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.


(d) Exhibits


The following exhibits are filed in accordance with the provisions of Item 601 of Regulation S-K:


Exhibit Exhibit Description
99.1 Press release dated January 16, 2013.




Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report on Form 8-K to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.



  By: /s/ Mitchell R. Thompson
  Name: Mitchell R. Thompson
  Title: Chief Accounting Officer


Date: January 16, 2013





Exhibit Exhibit Description
99.1 Press release dated January 16, 2013.