Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)
of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): September 11, 2023
Vitesse Energy, Inc.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction of
incorporation or organization)
File Number)
(IRS. Employer
Identification No.)
9200 E. Mineral Avenue,  Suite 200
Centennial, Colorado
(Address of principal executive offices)(Zip Code)
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (720) 361-2500
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Common Stock, par value $0.01 per shareVTSNew York Stock Exchange
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Item 5.02 Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers

On September 11, 2023, Vitesse Energy, Inc. (the “Company”) and David R. Macosko, the Company’s former Chief Financial Officer, entered into a letter agreement (the “Letter Agreement”), pursuant to which Mr. Macosko agreed to provide certain transitional services to the Company until August 31, 2024 (the “Consulting Period”) to support the Company with the transition of his responsibilities. Pursuant to the Letter Agreement, Mr. Macosko will receive a consulting fee of $26,250 per month during the Consulting Period and the Company will subsidize his COBRA coverage for up to six months, subject to his agreement to certain release conditions. The Letter Agreement contains certain restrictive covenants and may be terminated by the Company at any time if Mr. Macosko materially breaches the Letter Agreement.

The foregoing description of the Letter Agreement does not purport to be complete and is qualified in its entirety by reference to the full text of the Letter Agreement, which will be attached as an exhibit to the Company’s quarterly report on Form 10-Q for the quarter ended September 30, 2023.

Item 9.01    Financial Statements and Exhibits
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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.
Date: September 15, 2023VITESSE ENERGY, INC.
/s/ Christopher I. Humber
Christopher I. Humber
General Counsel & Secretary