November 21, 2011 02:00 ET

Board Appointments; Change of Advisors

21 November, 2011

                                               US Oil and Gasplc
                                          ("US Oil" or "the Company")
                                    Board Appointments; Change of Advisors

U.S. Oil and Gas (PLUS: USOP), the oil and gas exploration company with exploration assets in Nevada, USA,
today announces the following board appointments:


Mr. Andrew Harwood, ACII - Finance
An Investment Fund Manager and Financial Planner since 1989, Mr. Harwood brings his extensive experience in
corporate investment in the oil and gas sector to the company. Mr. Harwood is currently a Fund Manager of an
OEIC (MFM CFS Balanced Opportunities Fund) and Managing Director of CFS Independent Ltd.

Mr. Harwood has been a lecturer for the British Council in its pre-retirement seminar for senior employees and
has also provided financial and investment advice to listeners on LBC talkback radio. He was also a regular
speaker to visitors of the annual Money Show at Olympia.

Mr. Howard will be working together with the CEO Brian McDonnell on all financial matters.

In accordance  with the PLUS Rules for Issuers, the Company discloses the following details in respect of Mr

Current directorships                                Former directorships in the last five years
CFS Independent Limited                              None
The Greedy Goose Limited                             

Peter Whelan,B.A., M.Sc. Trinity-Audit/Remuneration/Contracts
Working in law enforcement, compliance and management since 1982, Mr. Whelan has held various roles in the
enforcement of, criminal, public health, environmental and sea fisheries law. Formerly Director of the Service
Contracts Division of the FSAI, Mr. Whelan has had responsibility for developing, managing, reviewing and
renegotiation of service contracts across the public service.

Mr. Whelan is currently Chairman of the Sea Fisheries Protection Authority (SFPA). Working closely with the
Office of the Attorney General, the Director of Public Prosecutions and the Gardaí, Mr. Whelan advises
Government Ministers on policy and enforcement and has overall responsibility for corporate governance issues
and is directly accountable to a parliamentary committee on budget expenditure and organisational performance.

Mr. Whelan will head up the Audit and Remuneration Committees.

In  accordance  with the PLUS Rules for Issuers, the Company discloses the following details in respect of Mr

Current directorships                                Former directorships in the last five years
Chairman SFPA                                        None
Curran Communications Ltd                            

Karim Akrawi, B.Sc. Baghdad - Exploration

USOIL and Gas plc is pleased to announce that Mr. Karim Akrawi has been appointed to the board of USOIL.  Mr.
Akrawi was Senior Exploration Geologist with Abu Dhabi Company (ADCO) for Onshore Oil Operations from  1980 to
2008, an enterprise currently producing 1.8 million barrels of oil per day. Mr. Akrawi has also been involved
in  major discoveries and field development in the United Arab Emirates  (UAE)  and  elsewhere  in  the  Gulf
exploration area. His expertise  includes  formulating well proposals,  planning  and  supervising  drilling
operations, carrying out geological and feasibility studies, preparing conceptual  field  development  plans,
evaluating the economics of well development, estimating probable oil and gas reserves, and risk analysis.

Mr.  Akrawi is currently General Director for Geodynamics Worldwide, the company responsible for developing and
implementing the Infra Passive Deferential Spectroscopy (IPDS or Passive Seismic) survey technology  worldwide.
Dr.  Akrawi has presented and published numerous papers and reports on the application of IPDS and has  made  a
significant  contribution  to the development of the technology as used today in  oil  exploration  around  the

In  accordance  with the PLUS Rules for Issuers, the Company discloses the following details in respect  of  Mr

Current directorships                                Former directorships in the last five years
Geodynamics Worldwide                                ADNR
Simba Energy plc                                     Middle East Oil Company
Iraqi Oil and Gas Company                            Geodynamics Research
Bangladeshi Oil and Gas                              
Universal Oil Reserves Inc.                          
PetroHit Cor.                                        

No  further informaction is required pursuant to Rule 62 of Part 2 of the PLUS Rules for Issuers and  paragraph
18 of Appendix 1 of the PLUS Rules for Issuers.

In addition to the above appointments, Mr Brian McDonnell, presently Chief Executive Officer of the Company has
today also accepted appointment as Executive Chairman of the Company.

Resignation of Corporate Advisor
USOIL  has accepted the resignation of  SVS Securities. The company looks forward to appointing a new Corporate
Advisor in due course.

Change of Company Solicitor
US OIL has appointed Byrne Wallace as the company's solicitors.


For further information contact:

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

Lionsgate Communications - Financial Public Relations
Natalia Egorova +44 (0)7500 828771

Notes to Editors

U.S.  Oil  and  Gas  plc is a PLUS-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 for  development.  The
Company's  main  asset is in Nye County, Nevada where it holds the entire share capital of US-based  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

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