CALGARY, ALBERTA October 25, 2013 – US Oil Sands Inc. ("US Oil Sands" or the "Company") (TSXV: USO) confirms receipt of remaining subscription proceeds from the previously announced $81 million private placement financing (the “Financing”) with strategic investors Blue Pacific Investments Group Ltd. (through Oil Associates, S.A.), Anchorage Capital Group, L.L.C. (through ACMO S.à.r.l.) and Spitfire Ventures, LLC and certain accredited investors.

Pursuant to the second closing of the Financing, the Company issued an additional 7,068,000 common shares (“Common Shares”) to certain accredited investors at a price of $0.15 per Common Share, completing the Financing of 540,036,331 Common Shares for gross proceeds of $81,005,450.  All Common Shares issued pursuant to the Financing are subject to a statutory hold period of four months from the date of each closing.   


US Oil Sands is engaged in the exploration and development of oil sands properties and, through its wholly owned United States subsidiary US Oil Sands (Utah) Inc., has a 100% interest in bitumen leases covering 32,005 acres of land in Utah’s Uinta basin. The Company plans to develop its oil sands properties using its proprietary extraction process which uses a bio-solvent to extract bitumen from oil sands without the need for tailings ponds.

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For additional information please contact:

US Oil Sands Inc.
Cameron Todd, CEO or Glen Snarr, President and CFO
Suite 1600, 521 – 3rd Avenue SW
Calgary, Alberta T2P 3T3
Tel: +1 403 233 9366
Email: [email protected]
Investor Relations
Jeremy Dietz
300 5th Ave. SW, 10th Floor
Calgary, Alberta  T2P 3C4
Tel: +1 403 218 2833
Email: [email protected]