Riviera Unconventionals, LLC  has 18+ years of oil & industry experience in the upstream part and is looking for partners to expand the knowledge base.

We are at the forefront of this quickly changing economy due to the current oil price. We work closely with our clients because we are fully committed to meeting and exceeding expectations. We also believe in keeping our services affordable to our clients, we make sure to work around their budget.

We are in the start up phase and hope that our clients will repeatedly turn to us for guidance and assistance with their financial futures, and we will work hard to earn their loyalty with every project.

Oil and gas exploration

Our goal is to partner with equity firms and to help firms understand risk vs reward 

About Us

We're a Colorado based company with a primary focus on assisting with acquisitions of oil and gas properties. We are looking to partner with high net worth individuals, working interest holders, operators, investment groups and venture capitalists who have parallel views and similar financial goals.  We aim high to help protect the environment and make sure our employees and contractors all go home safe.

About the owner: Tim Rathmann is a petroleum geoscientist and entrepreneur with 18+ years of international and domestic experience working full-time and as a consultant in the oil and gas industry.  He holds a Bachelors degree in Geological Sciences from the University of California Santa Barbara as well as an M.Sc. degree in the Computer Sciences. He's an experienced hydrocarbon explorer, finder and developer and has current knowledge of the latest oil and gas industry's finding and extracting technologies. He is knowledgeable on international finance and taxes from living/working in the US, Australia and England. His international experience includes working on projects in both conventional and unconventional reservoirs around the world.

 We believe that the Unconventional sector is where energy sustainability exists, globally, once the oil price rises again. We can also provide advice on Conventional projects as well. We have a passion to protect the environment,  promote renewable energy technology programs and mentor and support a younger generation.

Riviera Unconventionals, LLC

We can help you gain a competitive advantage?


 Gathering accurate information about oil and gas projects isn't something that you can find in a simple internet search, especially, in the petroleum industry.  It takes knowledge of where the data can be found and how it can be obtained. The data then needs to be mapped & interpreted which then can lead to an investment recommendation with an associated confidence level.

investing in oil & gas

 Our aim is to work with high net worth individuals and financial groups to de-risk oil and gas investment projects.  We have specific expertise in the Unconventional sector (shales, shale gas, shale oil, tight gas, tight oil, hydraulic fracture stimulation, geomechanics) which, we believe, can be a short or long term growth investment which will continue to help energy independence.