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 March 13, 2007
Thunderbird Spuds 7 Kansas Well

 Vancouver, British Columbia, March 13, 2007---Thunderbird Energy Corp. (TSX-V: TBD "Thunderbird") announced today that it has commenced drilling a 7th well in Rush County, Kansas. Thunderbird is funding 50% of the costs of the program to earn a 50% working interest in the wells, which are targeting light oil from the Arbuckle formation. The current well, #1 Oliverius, is a step out from the #2 Oliverius that was successfully drilled by Thunderbird in February.

Two of the previously drilled 6 wells have been producing oil since January and appear to have stabilized at a combined rate of approximately 70 bbls per day. Two were plugged and abandoned and the final 2 wells are expected to commence production shortly. Completion efforts on the last 2 wells had been delayed due to extreme weather conditions in the mid-west over the past few weeks.

Thunderbird Energy is a Canadian based oil and gas company that, in addition to the Kansas project, owns a 50% interest in the Gordon Creek producing natural gas field in the State of Utah, USA. Thunderbird's other holdings include a New Brunswick oil and gas exploration project adjacent to the Stoney Creek field. Thunderbird also recently announced the acquisition, subject to due diligence, of additional acreage as a potential extension of the Gordon Creek field, as well a 19,000 acre land package in the eastern portion of the Power River Basin, Wyoming.

For more information, contact:

Cam White
President and CEO
THUNDERBIRD ENERGY CORP.
847 Hamilton Street
Vancouver, BC V6B 2R7
Tel: 604-707-0373.
Fax: 604-707-0378
Email: cwhite@thunderbirdenergy.com
Website: www.thunderbirdenergy.com

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