BIRCH MOUNTAIN ANNOUNCES AGREEMENT WITH
MAJOR OIL SANDS OPERATOR AND FIRST DELIVERY OF
CALGARY , December 5, 2007 - Birch Mountain Resources Ltd. (“ Birch Mountain ” or the “ Company ”) (BMD: TSX and
AMEX ) has signed a 2 -year agreement with Albian Sands Energy Inc. (“Albian”) for sales of off-quarry limestone. Albian
operates the Muskeg River Mine approximately 75 kilometres north of Ft. McMurray, Alberta and is a joint venture between
Shell Canada Limited (60%), Chevron Canada Limited (20%) and Marathon Oil Canada Corporation (20%).
The off-quarry limestone will be taken from limestone uncovered beneath the oil sands in the Muskeg River Mine, for use in
mining operations as unprocessed road base and fill material. For Birch Mountain, this is a no-cost opportunity to increase
overall market share.
Anticipated volumes are one-half to one million tonnes per year.
Joel Jarding, President and Chief Operating Officer of Birch Mountain states, “We are very pleased to have signed our second
multi-year contract in six months with a major oil sands operator. These agreements provide a firm foundation to grow our
business as we move into 2008.”
“I am also pleased to report that Birch Mountain has recently delivered its first order for reagent limestone. Although this order
was relatively small, it is a positive development that confirms interest in our reagent products and the quality of our limestone,”
Company Contact: Birch Mountain Resources Ltd. Tel 403.262.1838 Fax 403.263.9888
Forward Looking Statements: This news release contains certain forward-looking statements. All statements, other than
statements of historical fact, included herein, including without limitation, statements regarding potential mineralization,
resources and reserves, exploration and development plans and results, anticipated capital expenditures and financing thereof,
anticipated outcomes and timing of regulatory applications and approva