Petro River Oil Provides Corporate Update

Petro River Oil Corp. Provides Corporate Update NEW YORK, NY, February 9, 2016– Petro River Oil Corp.  (OTCBB: PTRC) (“Petro River” or the “Company”), is pleased to provide an update on our ongoing corporate activities, as well as the development plans for our core acreage in Osage County and our interest in several projects accessible through our pending …

Stocks Drop as Deepening Oil Rout Hits Earnings; Treasuries Jump

Share on FacebookShare on Twitter Stocks fell around the world, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average falling more than 250 points as oil’s renewed plunge toward $30 a barrel in New York rekindled concern that global growth is slowing. Treasuries rose with the yen. The Dow average tumbled as Exxon Mobil Corp. fell after reporting …

Oil services giant Schlumberger is buying $10 billion of itself

Oilfield services giant Schlumberger is spending $10 billion to buy its own shares. The company reported fourth-quarter earnings after the closing bell on Thursday, and it beat on earnings with revenues virtually in line with expectations. With the earnings results, Schlumberger announced its board’s approval of the buybacks, in addition to the near-complete $10 billion program it started in …

Petro River Oil Corp. to Acquire a 9% Interest in Petroleum Licenses Located in the Larne Basin in Northern Ireland

Petro River Oil Corp. to Acquire a 9% Interest in Petroleum Licenses Located in the Larne Basin in Northern Ireland NEW YORK, NY, January 19, 2016– Petro River Oil Corp.  (OTCBB: PTRC) (“Petro River” or the “Company”), today announced that Petro River UK Limited, its wholly owned subsidiary, entered into a Farmout Agreement to acquire a 9% interest …

Hedging its bets, Pioneer shines in struggling U.S. oil patch

During the U.S. shale boom, fortune favored the bold drillers that discovered and pumped oil fastest. Today the winners are producers like Pioneer Natural Resources who best shielded themselves from tumbling prices. Using derivative transactions known as swaps and collars, the Texas-based firm locked in a minimum price for 85 percent of this year’s production. …

Norway declares crisis in oil industry as devaluation continues

STAVANGER, Norway (Bloomberg) — With oil dropping below $30/bbl, producers in western Europe’s biggest crude exporting nation are now considerably worse off than they were in the darkest hours of 2008. Norway’s oil “industry is in a crisis now, we can’t deny that,” Bente Nyland, director general of the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate, told Bloomberg. Nyland …