Thunderbird Energy Corp.
TSX VENTURE : TBD
FRANKFURT : M2Y

Thunderbird Energy Corp.

January 10, 2011 09:01 ET

Thunderbird Retains Torrey Hills Capital as Investor Relations Counsel

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Jan. 10, 2011) - Thunderbird Energy Corp. (TSX VENTURE:TBD) (FRANKFURT:M2Y) (the "Company") today announced that the Company has retained San Diego Torrey Hills Capital to act as investor relations consultants. 

Torrey Hills Capital is a leading investor and financial public relations firm specializing in small and micro-cap companies, primarily in the natural resource sector. Torrey Hills Capital has been retained to increase awareness about Thunderbird through its established relationships with investment professionals, investment advisors, and money managers focused on the microcap market space. This will allow Thunderbird to build its investor audience in both the U.S. and Canadian marketplace.

Torrey Hills Capital has also agreed to develop a profile on Thunderbird for coverage on its website, www.babybulls.com, a site developed to showcase and provide exposure for emerging micro-cap companies to an audience of proven investors.

Torrey Hills has been engaged for an initial term of six months at a monthly fee of $6,000 (paid from working capital), with an option to renew for a further term at the mutual agreement of both parties. The contract may also be terminated by either party upon 30 days' prior written notice being given. In addition, Thunderbird has agreed to grant to Torrey Hills Capital options to purchase 250,000 common shares of the Company. These options are exercisable for three years at a price of $0.15 per share and vest quarterly, with the first 25% vesting immediately.

Thunderbird Energy is a Canadian based oil and gas exploration and production Company with interests in the US Rockies and mid-continent regions. Thunderbird's holdings include the Gordon Creek, Utah natural gas field, the Rush County, Kansas light oil project and a light oil exploration project in Weston County Wyoming.

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Statements including forward-looking information involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors which may cause the actual results of the Company and its operations to be materially different from the estimated costs or results expressed or implied by such forward-looking statementsReaders should not place undue reliance on forward-looking information. 

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