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.

07 August, 2012 - U.S. Oil & Gas Plc - Board Change

U.S. Oil & Gas Plc.
                                                       
("U.S. Oil" or the "Company")
                                                       
Board Change
                                                       

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

The board of U.S. Oil and Gas Plc is pleased to announce  the appointment of Mr. Paul O'Callaghan to the board as Director- Finance with immediate effect. Mr. O'Callaghan, a chartered accountant, was Company Secretary of James Crean, and more recently Financial Director and CEO of FBD Holdings plc.

The company also announces that, due to his other commitments and with effect from today, Mr. Andrew Harwood, Non-Executive Director, has stepped down from the Board. The board would like to thank Mr. Harwood for his contribution to the company since 2011.

Mr. Brian McDonnell, Chairman of U.S. Oil, said:

"U.S. Oil and its Board warmly acknowledge the contribution of Mr. Harwood to the Company's progress to date, and we wish him the very best for success in the future."

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
beamac@eircom.net

Lionsgate Communications - Financial Public Relations

Jonathan Charles +44 (0)7791892509
jcharles@lionsgatecomms.com

Notes to Editors

U.S.   Oil & Gas plc is a GXG 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.

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

U.S. Oil & Gas PLC