11 January, 2012 – U.S. Oil & Gas Plc – Announcement

US Oil and Gas plc is saddened to report the recent death of James Guiry, the company’s co-founder and past Chairman and director.

Despite his serious health issues, until his resignation as a director in October 2011, Mr. Guiry devoted enormous commitment to the progress of the company.The company extends its deepest condolences to Jimmy’s family.

THE DIRECTORS OF THE COMPANY ACCEPT RESPONSIBILITY FOR THE CONTENTS OF THIS ANNOUNCEMENT

For further information contact:

U.S. Oil and Gas plc
Brian McDonnell, Chief Executive Officer +353 (0) 872383419

Lionsgate Communications – Financial Public Relations
Natalia Egorova +44 (0)7500 828771
negorova@lionsgatecomms.com

Notes to Editors

U.S. Oil and Gas plc is a PLUS-quoted (Ticker: USOP) oil and gas exploration company with a strategy to identify and acquire oil and gas assets in the early phase of the upstream life-cycle and mature them. The Company’s main asset is in Nye County, Nevada where it holds the entire share capital of US-based company Major Oil International LLC (“Major Oil”). Major Oil has acquired rights to exploration and development acreagein Hot Creek Valley, Nye County, adjacent to the oil and gas rich Railroad Valley area of Nevada, both of which are part of the Sevier Thrust of central Nevada and western Utah, USA.

US Oil has completed extensive surveys of its Hot Creek lease area, generating 18 datasets using the following survey methods: Gravity and Magnetic Resonance, Geochemical, 2-D Seismic, Landsat remote sensing, Geophysical studies, Conodont Alteration Index (CAI), Pyrolysis (TOC), Vitronite Reflectance-Visual Kerogen (TAI), 2-D Passive Seismic (IPDS) and 3-D Passive Seismic.

For further information please refer to our website at: www.usoil.us

U.S. OIL AND GAS PLC

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January 11, 2012 03:00 ET (08:00 GMT)

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