VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - April 4, 2011) - Silver Quest Resources (TSX VENTURE:SQI - News; "Silver Quest" or "the Company") is pleased to report that a 20,000 metre drill program has commenced on the Davidson Property utilizing three drill rigs. Under joint venture (see news release dated March 29, 2011) with Richfield Ventures Corp. (TSX VENTURE:RVC - News; "Richfield") the Davidson Property is located within the northern portion of Richfield's Blackwater Gold Project, 100 km southwest of Vanderhoof in central British Columbia. The Company's portion of the approved $8.6 million program for 2011 will be approximately $1.8 million. Results will be report as received. Please visit the Company's website at www.silverquest.ca for more information and property location.David Pawliuk, P. Geo., Vice-President Exploration for Silver Quest is the Qualified Person, as defined by NI 43-101, for the Capoose Project and has reviewed the technical information in this release.SILVER QUEST RESOURCES LTD.Randy Turner, PresidentNeither the TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.