SOURCE: Viking Investments Group, Inc.

Viking Investments Group, Inc.

May 25, 2016 15:33 ET

Viking Extinguishes Convertible Notes

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - May 25, 2016) - Viking Investments Group, Inc. ("Viking") (OTCQB: VKIN) announced in a Form 8-K filed yesterday with the Securities and Exchange Commission that the company has paid in full the amount owing under all outstanding, unsecured, convertible promissory notes referenced on its balance sheet. There were four notes in total, all of which have been extinguished. This action eliminated the potential conversion of several million free trading shares into the market.

About Viking:

Viking is an independent exploration and production company focused on the acquisition and development of oil and natural gas properties in North America. The company owns oil and gas leases in Alberta, Kansas and Missouri. Viking targets under-valued investments with realistic appreciation potential and a defined exit strategy. 

Viking is not an investment company, as defined by the Investment Company Act of 1940.

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