RIVERTON, Wyo., Oct. 12, 2010 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- U.S. Energy Corp. (Nasdaq:USEG) ("USE" or the "Company"), a natural resources exploration and development company with interests in oil and gas, molybdenum, geothermal, and real estate assets, today announced that its management will present at the IPAA Oil & Gas Investment Symposium in San Francisco, on Thursday, October 14, 2010, at 11:45 a.m. PDT. The presentation will take place at The Palace Hotel, 2 New Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105. Further information can be obtained at IPAA.org, click on the OGIS San Francisco link on the homepage. To listen to the audio webcast of the presentation and view accompanying presentation materials, there will be a link accessible from U.S. Energy's home page at www.usnrg.com on the date of the event.

About U.S. Energy Corp.

U.S. Energy Corp. is a diversified natural resource company with interests in oil and gas, molybdenum, geothermal and real estate assets. The Company is headquartered in Riverton, Wyoming, and its common stock is listed on The NASDAQ Capital Market under the symbol "USEG".

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CONTACT: U.S. Energy Corp.         Reggie Larsen, Director of Investor Relations         1-800-776-9271         Reggie@usnrg.com                  The Equicom Group         Investor Relations         Nick Hurst         1-403-538-4845         nhurst@equicomgroup.com

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