LAVAL, QUEBEC--(Marketwire - Feb. 22, 2011) - NQ Exploration Inc. (TSX VENTURE:NQE) announce the granting of 500,000 stock options to five consultants of the Company. Each option entitles its holder to purchase one share of the Company for $0.15. The options are valid for the shorter of the following periods: one year, or until the date at which the holder ceases to be a consultant of the Company. 

ABOUT NQ EXPLORATION INC.

NQ Exploration Inc. is a mining exploration company with a solid portfolio of 10 mining properties in the James Bay and Abitibi regions of Quebec. NQ Exploration Inc. is betting on Quebec's excellent mineral potential and favourable investment climate to produce new world-class gold and base metal deposits.

Contact Information: NQ Exploration Inc.
David Grondin
President and Chief Executive Officer
514-206-7727
www.explorationnq.com