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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

 

November 17, 2021

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported)

 

Zion Oil & Gas, Inc.

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

 

Delaware

(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation)

 

001-33228   20-0065053
(Commission File Number)   (IRS Employer Identification No.)

 

12655 North Central Expressway, Suite 1000, Dallas, TX 75243

(Address of Principal Executive Offices) (Zip Code)

 

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: 214-221-4610

  

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:

 

Written communications pursuant to Rule 425 under the Securities Act (17 CFR 230.425)

 

Soliciting material pursuant to Rule 14a-12 under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14a-12)

 

Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 14d-2(b) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14d-2(b))

 

Pre-commencement communications pursuant to 13e-4(c) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.13e-4(c))

 

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. 

 

Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:

 

Title of each class   Trading Symbol(s)   Name of each exchange on which registered
         

 

 

 

 

 

Item 5.03. Amendment to the Bylaws

 

Under Section 5 of Article II of the Company’s Bylaws, the following changes were made:

 

Section 5. Quorum. Except as otherwise provided by law or the Certificate of Incorporation or these Bylaws, the holders of a majority of the outstanding shares of stock of each class entitled to be voted at the meeting, present in person or represented by proxy, shall constitute a quorum for the transaction of business at any meeting of the stockholders. Broker non-votes and abstentions are counted as shares present at the Annual Meeting for purposes of determining a quorum. For purposes of the foregoing, two (2) or more classes or series of stock shall be considered a single class if the holders thereof are entitled to vote together as a single class at the meeting. The stockholders present or represented at a duly organized meeting may continue to transact business until adjournment, notwithstanding the withdrawal of enough stockholders to leave less than a quorum. Shares of the Corporation’s own capital stock belonging on the record date for the meeting to the Corporation or to another corporation, if a majority of the shares entitled to vote in the election of directors of such other corporation is held, directly or indirectly, by the Corporation, shall neither be entitled to vote nor be counted for quorum purposes; provided, however, that the foregoing shall not limit the right of the Corporation to vote stock, including, but not limited to, its own stock, held by it in a fiduciary capacity.

 

Even with a quorum, any meeting of the stockholders, annual or special, may be adjourned from time to time to reconvene at the same or some other place, if any, and notice need not be given of any such adjourned meeting if the time, place, if any, thereof and the means of remote communication, if any, are announced at the meeting at which the adjournment is taken. At the adjourned meeting the Corporation may transact any business which might have been transacted at the original meeting. If the adjournment is for more than 30 days, a notice of the adjourned meeting shall be given to each stockholder of record entitled to vote at the meeting. If after the adjournment a new record date is fixed for stockholders entitled to vote at the adjourned meeting, the Board of Directors shall fix a new record date for notice of the adjourned meeting and shall give notice of the adjourned meeting to each stockholder of record entitled to vote at the adjourned meeting as of the record date fixed for notice of the adjourned meeting.

 

Under Section 9 of Article II of the Company’s Bylaws, the following changes were made:

 

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At each meeting of the stockholders, all corporate actions, other than the election of directors, to be taken by vote of the stockholders (except as otherwise required by law or the Certificate of Incorporation or these Bylaws) shall be authorized by a majority of the outstanding shares of all classes of stock entitled to vote thereon, present in person or represented by proxy; provided, however, that (except as otherwise required by law or by the Certificate of Incorporation) the Board of Directors may require a larger vote upon any election or question. Broker non-votes and abstentions will not affect the outcomes of the voting on incentive plans, the amendments to incentive plans, shareholder approval of equity compensation plans and executive compensation on “say-on-pay” and the ratification of the appointment of independent registered public accounting firms. Abstentions will not affect the outcomes of amendments to the Certificate of Incorporation.

 

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Directors shall be elected by a plurality of the votes of the shares present in person or represented by proxy at the meeting and entitled to vote on the election of the directors (i) if the number of nominees exceeds the number of directors to be elected (a “contested election”), or (ii) in an election of directors that is not a contested election (an “uncontested election”), the members of the Board of Directors that are elected by shareholders shall be elected by a majority of the votes cast by the holders of shares entitled to vote in the election of directors at such meeting with abstentions and broker non-votes not counted as a vote cast either for or against that director’s election. The determination of whether the number of nominees exceeds the number of directors to be elected shall be made by the Corporate Secretary as of the fourteenth day preceding the date the Corporation first mails or delivers its notice of meeting for such meeting to shareholders. For purposes of this Section 9, in an uncontested election of directors a “majority of votes cast” shall mean that the number of shares voted “for” a director exceeds the number of votes cast “against” that director. The Board of Directors shall have the power to establish policies and procedures with respect to the resignation from the Board of Directors of incumbent directors who are not reelected.

 

Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.

 

(d) Exhibits

 

Exhibit 3(i).1 Amended and Restated Bylaws of Zion Oil & Gas, Inc., as of November 17, 2021.
104   Cover Page Interactive Data File (embedded within the Inline XBRL document)

 

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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 hereto duly authorized.

 

Date: November 17, 2021  
   
Zion Oil and Gas, Inc.  
     
By: /s/ Robert Dunn  
  Robert Dunn  
  Chief Executive Officer  

 

 

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