UNITED STATES

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

Washington, D.C. 20549

 

SCHEDULE 13G

(Rule 13d-102)

INFORMATION TO BE INCLUDED IN STATEMENTS FILED PURSUANT

TO RULES 13d-1(b), (c), AND (d) AND AMENDMENTS THERETO FILED

PURSUANT TO RULE 13d-2(b)

 

(Amendment No.   )

 

 

Petro River Oil Corp.
 (Name of Issuer)

 

Common Stock, $0.001 par value per share
 (Title of Class of Securities)

 

71647K105
 (CUSIP Number)

 

April 23, 2013
 (Date of Event Which Requires Filing of this Statement)

 

 

 

Check the appropriate box to designate the rule pursuant to which this Schedule is filed:

 

   o  Rule 13d-1(b)

 

   x  Rule 13d-1(c)

 

   o  Rule 13d-1(d)

 

_______________

The remainder of this cover page shall be filled out for a reporting person’s initial filing on this form with respect to the subject class of securities, and for any subsequent amendment containing information which would alter the disclosures provided in a prior cover page.

 

      The information required in the remainder of this cover page shall not be deemed to be “filed” for the purpose of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (“Act”) or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that section of the Act but shall be subject to all other provisions of the Act (however, see the Notes ).

 

 

 
 

 

CUSIP NO. 585168107

  

1

NAME OF REPORTING PERSON

 

Norman Stark

 
2 CHECK THE APPROPRIATE BOX IF A MEMBER OF A GROUP

  (a) o

  (b) o

 
3

SEC USE ONLY

 

 
4

CITIZENSHIP OR PLACE OF ORGANIZATION

 

USA

 
NUMBER OF SHARES BENEFICIALLY OWNED BY EACH REPORTING PERSON WITH 5

SOLE VOTING POWER

 

37,040,965*

 
6

SHARED VOTING POWER

 

0

 
7

SOLE DISPOSITIVE POWER

 

37,040,965*

 
8

SHARED DISPOSITIVE POWER

 

0

 
9

AGGREGATE AMOUNT BENEFICIALLY OWNED BY EACH REPORTING PERSON

 

37,040,965*

 
10

CHECK BOX IF THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT IN ROW (9) EXCLUDES CERTAIN SHARES

 

¨  
11

PERCENT OF CLASS REPRESENTED BY AMOUNT IN ROW (9)

 

5.02%

 
12

TYPE OF REPORTING PERSON

 

IN

 
             

 

 *Includes 7,635,916 shares of common stock owned in the name of Helene Stark, the wife of the Reporting Person.

 

 
 

 

 

CUSIP NO. 71647K105

 

Item 1(a). Name of Issuer:

 

  Petro River Oil Corp.

 

Item 1(b). Address of Issuer’s Principal Executive Offices:

 

 

1980 Post Oak Blvd., Suite 2020

Houston, TX 77056

  

Item 2(a). Name of Person Filing:

 

  This statement is filed by Norman Stark (the “Reporting Person”).

 

Item 2(b). Address of Principal Business Office or, if none, Residence:

 

  The principal business address of the Reporting Person is c/o Omni Development and Marketing, 757 Third Ave., #704, New York, NY 10017.

  

Item 2(c). Citizenship:

 

  The Reporting Person is a citizen of the United States of America.

  

Item 2(d). Title of Class of Securities:

 

  Common Stock, $0.001 par value per share (the “Shares”).

 

Item 2(e). CUSIP Number:

 

  71647K105

  

Item 3. If this statement is filed pursuant to Section 240.13d-1(b) or 240.13d-2(b) or (c), check whether the person filing is a:

 

    /x/ Not Applicable

 

  (a) /  / Broker or dealer registered under Section 15 of the Act (15 U.S.C. 78o).

 

  (b) /  / Bank as defined in Section 3(a)(6) of the Act (15 U.S.C. 78c).

 

  (c) /  / Insurance company as defined in Section 3(a)(19) of the Act (15 U.S.C. 78c).

 

  (d) /  / Investment company registered under Section 8 of the Investment Company Act of 1940 (15 U.S.C. 80a-8).

 

  (e) /  / Investment adviser in accordance with Section 240.13d-1(b)(1)(ii)(E).

 

  (f) /  / Employee benefit plan or endowment fund in accordance with Section 240.13d-1(b)(1)(ii)(F).

 

  (g) /  / Parent holding company or control person in accordance with Section 240.13d-1(b)(1)(ii)(G).

 

  (h) /  / Savings association as defined in Section 3(b) of the Federal Deposit Insurance Act (12 U.S.C. 1813).

 

  (i) /  / Church plan that is excluded from the definition of an investment company under Section 3(c)(14) of the Investment Company Act (15 U.S.C. 80a-3).

 

  (j) /  / Non-U.S. institution in accordance with Section 240.13d-1(b)(1)(ii)(J).

 

  (k) /  / Group, in accordance with Section 240.13d-1(b)(1)(ii)(K).

 

 
 

 

 

Item 4.

Ownership.

 

  All ownership information reported in this Item 4 is as of the close of business on the date hereof.

 

  (a) Amount beneficially owned:

 

  37,040,965 Shares*

  

  (b) Percent of class:

 

  5.02% (based upon 737,317,748 Shares outstanding, which is the total number of Shares outstanding as of May 7, 2013 as reported in the Issuer’s Current Report on Form 8-K filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on May 10, 2013).

 

 

  (c) Number of shares as to which such person has:

 

  (i) Sole power to vote or to direct the vote

 

  37,040,965 Shares*

 

  (ii) Shared power to vote or to direct the vote

 

  0

 

  (iii) Sole power to dispose or to direct the disposition of

 

  37,040,965 Shares*

 

  (iv) Shared power to dispose or to direct the disposition of

 

  0

 

* Includes 7,635,916 shares of common stock owned in the name of Helene Stark, the wife of the Reporting Person.

 

Item 5. Ownership of Five Percent or Less of a Class.

 

If this statement is being filed to report the fact that as of the date hereof the reporting person has ceased to be the beneficial owner of more than five percent of the class of securities, check the following [  ].

 

Item 6. Ownership of More than Five Percent on Behalf of Another Person.

 

Not Applicable.

 

Item 7. Identification and Classification of the Subsidiary Which Acquired the Security Being Reported on by the Parent Holding Company or Control Person.

 

Not Applicable.

 

Item 8. Identification and Classification of Members of the Group.

 

Not applicable.

 

Item 9. Notice of Dissolution of Group.

 

Not Applicable.

 

Item 10. Certifications.

 

By signing below I certify that, to the best of my knowledge and belief, the securities referred to above were not acquired and are not held for the purpose of or with the effect of changing or influencing the control of the issuer of the securities and were not acquired and are not held in connection with or as a participant in any transaction having that purpose or effect, other than activities solely in connection with a nomination under Section 240.14a-11.

 

 

 
 

 

 

SIGNATURE

 

After reasonable inquiry and to the best of his knowledge and belief, each of the undersigned certifies that the information set forth in this statement is true, complete and correct.

 

 Date:  June 14, 2013 /s/ Norman Stark
  Norman Stark