Petro River Not to Pursue Reverse Stock Split

HOUSTON, Aug. 30, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Petro River Oil Corp (the "Company" or "Petro River") (OTCPK:PTRC) announces that the Company has determined not to pursue the reverse stock split of its common stock at this time as previously announced. The Company intends to revisit the issue of a reverse split in the future, and if in the best interests of the Company, would again seek shareholder approval to authorize such a split.

Forward-Looking Statements

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The forward-looking statements contained in this news release are made as of the date of this news release. Petro River disclaims any intention and assumes no obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise, except as required by applicable securities law. Additionally, Petro River undertakes no obligation to comment on the expectations of, or statements made, by third parties in respect of the matters discussed above.

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