SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report: May 25, 2021
(Date of earliest event reported)
Royale Energy, Inc.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction
(Commission File Number)
(IRS Employer Identification No.)
1870 Cordell Court, Suite 210
El Cajon, California 92020
(Address of principal executive offices) (Zip Code)
(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
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Changes in Registrant’s Certifying Accountant
Engagement of New Independent Registered Public Accounting Firm
On May 25, 2021, the Audit Committee of the Board of Directors of Royale Energy, Inc. (the “Company”) appointed Weaver and Tidwell, L.L.P. (“Weaver”) as the Company's independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2021. During the fiscal years ended December 31, 2020 and December 31, 2019, respectively, and the subsequent interim period through May 25, 2021, neither the Company nor anyone acting on its behalf has consulted with Weaver on any of the matters or events set forth in Item 304(a)(2)(i) or 304(a)(2)(ii) of Regulation S-K.
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.
ROYALE ENERGY, INC.
Date: May 25, 2021
/s/ Stephen M. Hosmer
Stephen M. Hosmer
Chief Financial Officer and Secretary