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.

17 April, 2012 - U.S. Oil & Gas Plc - Withdrawal of EGM request and cancellation

U.S. Oil & Gas Plc - Withdrawal of EGM request and cancellation

17, April, 2012

                                              U.S. Oil & Gas Plc.
                                         ("U.S. Oil" or the "Company")
                                  Withdrawal of EGM request and cancellation

U.S. Oil & Gas plc (Ticker: USOP), the oil and gas exploration company with its main asset in Nevada, USA, announces that the Extraordinary General Meeting (EGM) of the Company requisitioned on March 23rd 2012 and scheduled for June 1st 2012, has been cancelled and will not now be held.  The Requisition request has been formally withdrawn by the shareholders concerned.

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

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
jcharles@lionsgatecomms.com

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.

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 & Gas PLC

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