U.S. Energy Corp. to Present at the Sidoti & Company, LLC Semi-Annual Micro-Cap Conference

U.S. Energy Corp. to Present at the Sidoti & Company, LLC Semi-Annual
Micro-Cap Conference

RIVERTON, Wyo., Jan. 4, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- U.S. Energy Corp.
(Nasdaq:USEG), today announced that its management team will be presenting at
the following industry conference:

Event:        Sidoti & Company, LLC Semi-Annual Micro-Cap Conference
             
Location:  The Grand Hyatt (Near Grand Central Station)
             109 E. 42^nd Street at Grand Central
             New York, NY 10017
             Telephone: 1-212-883-1234
             
Date:       Monday January 7, 2013.The presentation will be in Estate Room
              #7 beginning at 11:20 AM EST.

Conference Website: http://microcap.sidoti.com/index.asp

The conference does not provide an audio webcast of the presentation. To view
accompanying presentation materials, there will be a link on U.S. Energy
Corp.'s home page at www.usnrg.com on the date of the event.

About U.S. Energy Corp.

U.S. Energy Corp. is a natural resource exploration and development company
with a primary focus on the exploration and development of its oil and gas
assets.The Company also owns the Mount Emmons molybdenum deposit located in
west central Colorado.The Company is headquartered in Riverton, Wyoming and
trades on the NASDAQ Capital Market under the symbol "USEG".

The U.S. Energy Corp. logo is available at
http://www.globenewswire.com/newsroom/prs/?pkgid=5043

CONTACT: Reggie Larsen, Director of Investor Relations
         U.S. Energy Corp.
         1-800-776-9271
         Reggie@usnrg.com

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