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.

11 May, 2010 - US OIL and Gas Plc - Board Change

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11th May, 2010

U.S. Oil and Gas plc

("USOIL" or "the "Company")

Board Change

U.S. Oil and Gas plc (PLUS: USOP), the oil and gas exploration company with explorations assets in Nye County, Nevada, makes the following announcement.

Board Change

U.S. Oil and Gas Plc announces that Liam T McGrattan, Non Executive Director has resigned from the company, with effect from today.

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

For further information contact:

US Oil and Gas plc

Brian McDonnell, Chief Executive Officer +353 (0) 872383419

beamac@eircom.net

SVS Securities plc - PLUS Corporate Adviser

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

Notes to Editors

US Oil and Gas plc is a PLUS (Ticker: USOP) listed 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 into marketable opportunities for the medium- and large-sized oil companies.

The Company's main asset is in Nye County, Nevada where it holds the entire share capital of the US-based company Major Oil International LLC. Major Oil has acquired, and intends to acquire, rights to exploration and development acreage in two high potential resource areas 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

U.S. OIL AND GAS PLC

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