SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

Washington, D.C. 20549

 

FORM 8-K

 

CURRENT REPORT

Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)

of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

 

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): November 5, 2018

 

VIKING ENERGY GROUP, INC.

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

 

Nevada

 

000-29219

 

98-0199508

(State or other jurisdiction

of incorporation)

 

(Commission

File Number)

 

(I.R.S. Employer

Identification No.)

 

15915 Katy Freeway

Suite 450

 

77094

(Address of principal executive offices)

 

(Zip Code)

 

(281) 404 4387

(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code) 

 

_______________________________________________

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

 

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Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (§230.405 of this chapter) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (§240.12b-2 of this chapter).

 

Emerging growth company ¨

 

If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act. ¨

 

 
 
 
 

Item 5.03 Amendments to Articles of Incorporation or Bylaws; Change in Fiscal Year.

 

On November 5, 2018, Viking Energy Group, Inc. (the “Company”) amended its Articles of Incorporation in the State of Nevada to increase the number of shares of common stock the Company is authorized to issue to 500,000,000 shares.

 

The foregoing description of the amendment to the Company’s Articles of Incorporation is qualified in its entirety by the full text of the Certificate of Amendment, which is filed as Exhibit 3.1 to, and incorporated by reference in, this report.

 

Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.

 

(d) Exhibits:

 

The exhibits listed in the following Exhibit Index are filed as part of this report.

 

EXHIBIT INDEX

 

Exhibit No.

 

Description

3.1

 

Certificate of Amendment filed November 5, 2018.

 

 
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SIGNATURES

 

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

 

 

VIKING ENERGY GROUP, INC.

                    (Registrant)

 

 

 

 

 

Date: November 6, 2018

By:

/s/ James A. Doris

 

Name:

James A. Doris

 

Title:

President and Chief Executive Officer

 
 
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