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.

10 April, 2012 - U.S. Oil & Gas Plc - Operations Update

10, April, 2012

                                              U.S. Oil & Gas Plc.
                                         ("U.S. Oil" or the "Company")
                                               Operations Update

U.S. Oil & Gas plc (Ticker: USOP), the oil and gas exploration company with its main asset in Nevada, USA,
announces the following operations update:

Major Oil International  LLC,  U.S. Oil's wholly owned subsidiary, has filed an Application to Drill (APD) with the Nevada Bureau of Land Management for its second exploration well, Eblana #2.  Spudding of the Company's first well, Eblana #1, Is scheduled for May 1st 2012.

CEO Brian McDonnell said, 'Preparations for drilling our first well, Eblana #1, are currently underway.  By submitting our second APD, the Company aims to position itself for a smooth follow-on based on the results of the first drill.'


For further information contact:

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

Lionsgate Communications - Financial Public Relations
Jonathan Charles +44 (0)77791892509

Notes to Editors

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.