U.S. OIL AND GAS PLC
LSE : USOP

U.S. OIL AND GAS PLC

September 09, 2010 06:56 ET

Operations Update

9 September 2010
                                           U.S. Oil and Gas PLC

                                        ("US Oil" or "the Company")

                                             Operations Update

                             Land staked for spudding, Nye County, Nevada, USA

U.S.  Oil  and  Gas plc (PLUS: USOP), the oil and gas exploration company with explorations assets  in  Nye
County, Nevada, announces an update on its operations.

US  Oil  today confirms that it has staked the access road, drill pad and filed staking plans with  the  US
Federal Authorities in Nevada in preparation for the drilling of its first target, Well 01, Eblana Phase  1
Section 2, North.

The Company will provide an update on progress as plans are finalised.

Brian  McDonnell,  Chief  Executive  Officer of US Oil, said: "We are  excited  to  commence  our  drilling
programme and look forward to sending out progress reports over the next couple of months."

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
Ian Callaway / Alex Mattey                               +44 (0)20 7638 5600
ian.callaway@svssecurities.com

Conduit PR
Jonathan Charles                                         +44 (0)20 7429 6611
jonathan@conduitpr.com                                   +44 (0)7791 892509


Notes to Editors

US  Oil  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 into  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 more information please visit: www.usoil.us

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