SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, DC 20549
PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d)
OF THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): January 15, 2015
UNITED STATES OIL FUND, LP
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction
1999 Harrison Street, Suite 1530
Oakland, California 94612
(Address of principal executive offices) (Zip Code)
Registrants telephone number, including area code: (510) 522-9600
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
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Item 5.02. Departure of Directors or Certain Officers.
On January 14, 2015, Mr. Howard Mah, Management Director, Chief Financial Officer (Principal Accounting Officer), Secretary and Treasurer of United States Commodity Funds LLC (USCF), general partner of United States Oil Fund, LP, tendered his resignation effective as soon as the Board of Directors of USCF accepts and appoints a suitable replacement, but no later than the close of business July 15, 2015. In order to ensure an orderly transition, Mr. Mah will remain as the Management Director and Chief Financial Officer (Principal Accounting Officer) of USCF until such time. A press release is attached as an Exhibit.
Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.
|Exhibit 99.1||Press Release|
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the Registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
United States Oil Fund, LP
United States Commodity Funds LLC, its general partner
Date: January 15, 2015
Name: Nicholas D. Gerber
Title: Chief Executive Officer