QuestAir Technologies Inc.

QuestAir Technologies Inc.

October 26, 2006 10:23 ET

QuestAir and ExxonMobil Research and Engineering Company Extend Term of Joint Development Agreement

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(CCNMatthews - Oct. 26, 2006) - QuestAir Technologies Inc. (TSX:QAR)(AIM:QAR) announced today that it has extended the term of its joint development agreement ("JDA") with ExxonMobil Research and Engineering ("EMRE") to April 30, 2010.

The JDA was put in place in late 2003 to allow QuestAir and EMRE to develop products based on QuestAir's novel Rapid Cycle PSA technology for refinery and petrochemical applications. QuestAir has been working with EMRE since 2003 under a JDA to develop the H-6200 hydrogen purifier for use in oil refineries and petrochemical plants.

Jonathan Wilkinson, President and CEO of QuestAir, said, "The agreement signed today extends the exclusivity period of our research collaboration in refinery and petrochemical applications with EMRE for a further 36 months. This will allow us to complete additional product development work with EMRE to extend the H-6200 product platform into additional markets in the oil refining and petrochemical sectors."

About QuestAir Technologies Inc.

QuestAir Technologies, Inc. is a developer and supplier of proprietary gas purification systems for several large international markets, including existing markets such as oil refining, biogas production and natural gas processing, and emerging markets such as fuel cell power plants and fuel cell vehicle refueling stations. QuestAir is based in Burnaby, British Columbia and its shares trade on the AIM Market of the London Stock Exchange Plc. and on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol "QAR".

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