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.

15 July, 2011 - US Oil and Gas plc - Director's Dealing

15 July 2011

U.S. Oil and Gas PLC("USOIL" or "the Company")

Director's Dealing

USOIL, the Oil and Gas exploration company with exploration assets in Nye County Nevada makes the following announcement. 

Further to the announcement made on 9 May 2011, 100,000 Ordinary Shares were yesterday transferred to Mr. Peter Whelan from Brian McDonnell's account. 

Mr.  Brian McDonnell notified the Company regarding this transfer on 15 July 2011. Mr. Brian McDonnell has  had no beneficial interest in the aforementioned 100,000 Ordinary Shares.  

Following  this transfer of 100,000 Ordinary Shares, Mr. Brian McDonnell's beneficial interest in  the  Company remains the same, which is 5,144,091 Ordinary Shares with one voting right each, representing 13.70%  of  the voting rights in the issued ordinary share capital of the Company. Following the transfer of 100,000 Ordinary Shares, Mr. Brian McDonnell's legal interest in the Company is now also 5,144,091 Ordinary Shares with one voting right each, representing 13.70% of the voting rights in the issued ordinary share capital of the Company.

Included in Mr. Brian McDonnell's holdings above are Ordinary Shares owned by Spurt Concepts Limited, a company of which Mr. Brian McDonnell is a shareholder and director, and Ordinary Shares owned by Carrefour Training and Development Ltd., a company of which Mr. Brian McDonnell is a shareholder and director and Ordinary Shares held by Mr. Brian McDonnell's father, Bernard McDonnell. 

--- ENDS ---  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

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 in to  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  (END) Dow Jones NewswiresJuly 15, 2011 10:23 ET (14:23 GMT)