UNITED STATES

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): January 13, 2022

 

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)

(IRS Employer

Identification Number)

 

15915 Katy Freeway Suite 450, Houston, Texas

77094

(Address of principal executive offices)

(Zip Code)

 

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (281) 404-4387

 

Not applicable.

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

 

Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions (see General Instructions A.2. below):

 

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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act: None.

 

Title of each class

 

Trading Symbols(s)

 

Name of each exchange on which registered

N/A

 

N/A

 

N/A

 

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). ☐

 

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 1.01 Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement.

 

On January 13, 2022, New Rise Processing Reno, LLC (“New Rise Processing”) executed and delivered in favor Viking Energy Group, Inc. (“Viking” or the “Company”), a promissory note in the principal amount of $500,000 (the “Note”), and Viking advanced $500,000 to New Rise Processing on January 13, 2022, under the Note. New Rise Processing’s obligations under the Note are secured by: (i) a Guaranty executed by RESC Renewable Holdings, LLC (“RESC Renewable”) in favor of the Company (the “Guaranty”), and (ii) a Security Agreement-Pledge executed by RESC, LLC (the owner of RESC Renewable) in favor of Viking, granting Viking a first position and perfected security interest in 20% of the membership interests of the Seller (the “Pledge Agreement”). Each of the Note, Guaranty and Pledge Agreement are dated January 13, 2022. The Note bears interest at a rate of 10% per annum, and all principal and accrued interest due thereunder are payable on the earlier of: (i) the Company’s acquisition of all of the membership interests of New Rise Renewables, LLC; or (ii) June 30, 2022.

 

The foregoing descriptions of the Note, Guaranty, and Pledge Agreement do not purport to be complete and are qualified in their entirety by reference to the form of Note, Guaranty, and Pledge Agreement, copies of which are filed as Exhibits 10.1, 10.2 and 10.3 to this Current Report on Form 8-K and incorporated in this Item 1.01 by reference in their entirety.

 

Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.

 

(d) Exhibits.

 

Exhibit

No.

 

Description

10.1

 

Promissory Note, by New Rise Processing Reno, LLC, in favor of Viking Energy Group, Inc., dated January 13, 2022

10.2

 

Guaranty, by and between Viking Energy Group, Inc., and RESC Renewable Holdings, LLC, dated January 13, 2022

10.3

 

Security Agreement-Pledge, by and between Viking Energy Group, Inc., and RESC, LLC, dated January 13, 2022

104

 

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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.

 

 

Date: January 19, 2022

By:

/s/ James A. Doris

 

 

Name:

James A. Doris

 

Title:

Chief Executive Officer

 

 
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