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Uranium Energy Corp Announces Appointment of Former US Energy Secretary Spencer Abraham as Chairman of Advisory Board

December 12, 2012

NYSE MKT Equities Exchange Symbol – UEC

CORPUS CHRISTI, TX, Dec. 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ – Uranium Energy Corp (NYSE MKT:
UEC, the “Company”) is pleased to announce the appointment of former
United States Energy Secretary Spencer Abraham as Chairman of the
Company’s Advisory Board.

“We are delighted that Secretary Abraham has agreed to lead our Advisory
Board as Chairman. He has been a strong advocate for the uranium and
nuclear sectors both in government and in the private sector.  His
experience and knowledge of the industry will be extremely helpful in
advancing the Company’s business objectives,” said Amir Adnani,
President and CEO.  “Secretary Abraham’s leadership will be valuable in
navigating the challenges and opportunities ahead.”

Spencer Abraham served as a U.S. Senator from Michigan from 1995 to 2001
and served as Secretary of Energy from 2001 to 2005. Since 2005,
Abraham has been the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of The
Abraham Group, an international strategic consulting firm based in
Washington, D.C. Abraham is an alumnus of Michigan State University and
Harvard Law School. He currently serves on the board of Occidental
Petroleum Corp. and was previously Chairman of Areva, Inc., the North
America subsidiary of AREVA.

“I am pleased to be joining the Advisory Board of Uranium Energy Corp,”
said Secretary Spencer Abraham.  “The Company is well-recognized as an
up-and-coming leader, and operates North America’s newest emerging
uranium mine.  With the recently received license for its second
uranium mine to enter production, UEC possesses a strong growth
profile.  I am impressed by the experience and vision of the Company’s
leadership and look forward to working with management and the other

About Uranium Energy Corp

Uranium Energy Corp is a U.S.-based uranium production, development and
exploration company operating North America’s newest emerging uranium
mine. The Company’s fully licensed and permitted Hobson processing
facility is central to all of its projects in South Texas, including
the Palangana in-situ recovery mine, which has recently expanded its
initial production, and the Goliad in-situ recovery project, which is
now fully permitted and in construction. The Company’s operations are
managed by professionals with a recognized profile for excellence in
their industry, a profile based on many decades of hands-on experience
in the key facets of uranium exploration, development and mining.

Stock Exchange Information:
Frankfurt Stock Exchange Symbol: U6Z
ISN: US916896103

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cause the actual results, performance or achievements of the Company to
be materially different from any future results, performance or
achievements expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements.
Such risks and other factors include, among others, the actual results
of exploration activities, variations in the underlying assumptions
associated with the estimation or realization of mineral resources, the
availability of capital to fund programs and the resulting dilution
caused by the raising of capital through the sale of shares, accidents,
labor disputes and other risks of the mining industry including,
without limitation, those associated with the environment, delays in
obtaining governmental approvals, permits or financing or in the
completion of development or construction activities, title disputes or
claims limitations on insurance coverage. Although the Company has
attempted to identify important factors that could cause actual
actions, events or results to differ materially from those described in
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actions, events or results not to be as anticipated, estimated or
intended. There can be no assurance that such statements will prove to
be accurate as actual results and future events could differ materially
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not place undue reliance on forward-looking statements contained in
this news release and in any document referred to in this news release.

Certain matters discussed in this news release and oral statements made
from time to time by representatives of the Company may constitute
forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities
Litigation Reform Act of 1995 and the Federal securities laws. Although
the Company believes that the expectations reflected in such
forward-looking statements are based upon reasonable assumptions, it
can give no assurance that its expectations will be achieved. 
Forward-looking information is subject to certain risks, trends and
uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from
those projected. Many of these factors are beyond the Company’s ability
to control or predict. Important factors that may cause actual results
to differ materially and that could impact the Company and the
statements contained in this news release can be found in the Company’s
filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. For
forward-looking statements in this news release, the Company claims the
protection of the safe harbor for forward-looking statements contained
in the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. The Company
assumes no obligation to update or supplement any forward-looking
statements whether as a result of new information, future events or
otherwise.  This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell or
the solicitation of an offer to buy securities.

Contact North America: Investor Relations, Uranium Energy Corp: 
Toll Free: (866) 748-1030
Fax: (361) 888-5041 
E-mail: info@uraniumenergy.com

SOURCE Uranium Energy Corp

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