Viking Investments Group, Inc. Announces Letter of Intent With Tanager Energy Inc. Regarding Proposed Investment in Tanager

NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwired) -- 05/22/14 -- Viking Investments Group, Inc. ("Viking") (OTCQB: VKIN) is pleased to announce it has executed a Letter of Intent with Tanager Energy Inc. ("Tanager") (TSX VENTURE: TAN) pursuant to which Viking has indicated its intention to subscribe for 3,125,000 shares of Tanager for an aggregate price of $250,000. Subscription proceeds will be used by Tanager for acquisition or farm-in of producing oil and gas properties and for general corporate purposes. The private placement which is non-brokered is scheduled to close on or before June 13, 2014 and is subject to the normal approvals by the TSX Venture Exchange.

Tanager is a Lethbridge, Alberta based corporation engaged in the exploration for oil and gas and minerals, and the company's common shares are listed on the TSX Venture Exchange under the trading symbol "TAN."

Viking provides professional advisory and consulting services to established companies in the United States and Canada with superior management and positive cash flow.

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

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