U.S. OIL and GAS plc's (Ticker: USOP) core activities are in the USA, with ongoing exploration activity in Nevada where the company holds a large lease acreage.

19 October 2011 - U.S. Oil and Gas plc - Application for Permit to Drill filed with US Federal Authorities

TIDMUSOP Application for Permit to Drill filed with US Federal Authorities

19 October 2011

 

                                              U.S. Oil and Gas Plc.                                           ("US Oil" or the "Company")                        Application for Permit to Drill filed with US Federal Authorities U.S. Oil and Gas plc (PLUS: USOP), the oil and gas exploration company with its main asset in Nevada, USA,  has today  filed  the  Application for Permit to Drill (APD) for "Eblana Well #1" on its Hot Creek Valley  prospect with the Bureau of Land Management in Nevada. Drilling  operations for "Eblana #1," the first of a proposed three well drilling programme, are  expected to commence shortly after permit approval.  

 

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

 

SVS Securities plc - PLUS Corporate Adviser

Peter Ward / Alexander Brearley +44 (0)20 7638 5600

 

SVS Securities plc - Broker

Ian Callaway / Alex Mattey +44 (0)20 7638 5600 ian.callaway@svssecurities.com

 

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 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.

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 U.S. OIL AND GAS PLC

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October 19, 2011 12:23 ET (16:23 GMT)