Continental Resources, Inc. Announces 5% Senior Notes Exchange Offer
OKLAHOMA CITY, Oct. 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Continental Resources, Inc. (the "Company") (NYSE:CLR) announced today that it has commenced a registered exchange offer to exchange up to $1.2 billion aggregate principal amount of its 5% Senior Notes due 2022 which have been registered under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the "Exchange Notes"), for up to $1.2 billion of its outstanding 5% Senior Notes due 2022, which were issued on August 16, 2012 in a private placement (the "Private Notes").
The sole purpose of the exchange offer is to fulfill the Company's obligations with respect to the registration of the Private Notes. Pursuant to a registration rights agreement entered into by the Company in connection with the sale of the Private Notes, the Company agreed to file with the Securities and Exchange Commission a registration statement relating to an exchange offer pursuant to which Exchange Notes, containing substantially identical terms to the Private Notes, would be offered in exchange for Private Notes that are tendered by the holders of those notes (the "Exchange Offer").
The Exchange Offer will expire at 5:00 p.m., New York City time, on November 13, 2012, unless extended. Private Notes tendered pursuant to the Exchange Offer may be withdrawn at any time prior to the expiration date by following the procedures set forth in the prospectus pertaining to the Exchange Offer (the "Exchange Offer Prospectus").
The terms of the Exchange Offer are contained in the Exchange Offer Prospectus and related letter of transmittal. Requests for assistance or for copies of the Exchange Offer Prospectus and related letter of transmittal should be directed to the exchange agent, Wilmington Trust, National Association, c/o Wilmington Trust Company, Corporate Capital Markets, Rodney Square North, 1100 N. Market Street, Wilmington, DE 19890-1626, Attention: Sam Hamed, Telephone: (302) 636-6181.
This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell any securities or a solicitation of an offer to buy any securities. The Exchange Offer will be made only by means of a written prospectus.
SOURCE Continental Resources