Petro River Oil Corp. - FORM 8-k

Washington, DC 20549


Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the
Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of report (Date of earliest event reported):  December 23, 2015

Commission File Number:  000-49760

Petro River Oil Corp.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter.)

(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation or organization)
(IRS Employer Identification No.)

205 East 42nd Street, Fourteenth Floor, New York, New York 10017
(Address of principal executive offices)

(Registrant's Telephone number)

Not Applicable
(Former Name or Former Address, if Changed Since Last Report)

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Item 8.01 Other Events.

Effective December 23, 2015, an indirect subsidiary of Petro River Oil Corp. (the "Company"), Petro River Oil, LLC ("PRO"), divested various interests in oil and gas leases, wells, records, data and related personal property located along the Mississippi Lime play in the state of Kansas, which assets were acquired by PRO in 2012. In connection with the divestiture, the assignee and purchaser of the interests agreed to pay outstanding liabilities, including unpaid taxes, and assume certain responsibilities to plug any abandoned wells. No cash consideration was paid for the interests.

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.
Petro River Oil Corp.

Date:   January 4, 2016
By: /s/ Scot Cohen

Name: Scot Cohen
Title: Executive Chairman