23 February, 2018 – U.S. Oil & Gas Plc. – Operations update

U.S. Oil & Gas Plc.

(“US Oil” or the “Company”)

Operations update

U.S. Oil & Gas Plc, (“USOIL” or the “Company”), the oil and gas exploration company with assets in Nevada, is pleased to make the following announcement:


  • Groundworks, including road improvements and the construction of two drill pads complete;
  • Water well drilled;
  • Setting of Eblana-3 and Eblana-6 surface conductor pipes completed.

Groundworks and water well
Preparations for drilling operations in Hot Creek Valley, Nevada, are advanced. Groundworks, including road improvements and access ways, have been completed. The drill pads for Eblana-3 and Eblana-6 have been prepared. A water well has been drilled.

Conductor pipes
Conductor pipes have been set for both Eblana-3 and Eblana-6 wells. Both pipes are 20 inches in diameter.

Services and drilling company
Infrastructure services, including crew accommodations, water and power supplies, and sewage disposal, have been sourced with the relevant suppliers. Arrangements for drilling operations are in the process of being finalised.

Rig mobilisation and spudding of the well will be announced in due course. The intention is to drill the Eblana-3 well first. The Company will decide on subsequent operations in the light of results.

The statements in this communication reflect the current thinking of the Board and the Company’s present plans. The Company reserves the right to alter plans in the light of developing knowledge and circumstances. Shareholders’ attention is drawn to the note below concerning Forward-looking Statements.

This press release contains certain “forward-looking statements” and “forward-looking information”. Forward-looking statements and forward-looking information include, but are not limited to, statements with respect to: business plans and strategies of US Oil & Gas; operating or technical difficulties in connection with drilling or development activities; availability and costs associated with inputs and labour; drilling and exploration costs; the speculative nature of oil exploration and development; diminishing quantities or quality of reserves; synergies and financial impact of completed acquisitions; the benefits of the acquisitions and the development potential of properties of US Oil & Gas; the future price of oil; supply and demand for oil; the estimation of reserves; the realization of reserve estimates; costs of production and projections of costs; success of exploration activities; capital expenditure programs and the timing and method of financing thereof; the ability of US Oil & Gas to achieve drilling success consistent with management’s expectations; net present values of future net revenues from reserves; expected levels of royalty rates, operating costs, general and administrative costs, costs of services and other costs and expenses; expectations regarding the ability to raise capital and to add to reserves through acquisitions, assessments of the value of acquisitions and exploration and development programs; geological, technical, drilling and processing problems; treatment under governmental regulatory regimes and tax laws.

All statements other than statements of historical fact are forward-looking statements


Neither this announcement nor the information contained herein constitutes an offer or solicitation by U.S. Oil and Gas Plc for the purchase or sale of any securities nor does it constitute a solicitation to any person in any jurisdiction where solicitation would be unlawful.

For further information contact:

Brian McDonnell, Chief Executive Officer +353 (1) 631 9022

About U.S. Oil & Gas:

U.S. Oil & Gas plc is an 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 acreage in 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.

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