Stock Options Granted

Quaterra Resources
2006-07-08 News Release

Quaterra Resources Inc. reported today that the company has granted 2,010,000 incentive stock options to directors, officers, employees, consultants each exercisable at $1.55 per share and for a period of five years.The TSX.Venture Exchange has accepted the yearly filing of the company’s Stock Option Pl an, which was re-approved by the company’s shareholders at the Annual General Meeting that was held on July 12th, 2006. The company has implemented a rolling stock option plan whereby a maximum of 10% of the issued shares will be reserved for issuance under the plan.


On behalf of the Board of Directors,

“Thomas Patton”
Thomas Patton, President
Quaterra Resources Inc.

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