Continental Resources, Inc.

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Continental Resources Announces Rory R. Sabino As New Vice President For Investor Relations
Mr. Sabino Comes to the New Role from Bank of America Merrill Lynch

OKLAHOMA CITY, Feb. 27, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Continental Resources, Inc. (NYSE: CLR) (the "Company") today announced it has named Rory R. Sabino as Vice President of Investor Relations, effective March 12, 2018.

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Mr. Sabino has more than two decades of institutional equity experience, most recently serving Bank of America Merrill Lynch (BAML) as a financial advisor and Senior Energy Sector Specialist.  Mr. Sabino has more than 13 years of energy sector experience. At BAML, he worked with numerous traders, research analysts and salespeople, in addition to BAML's banking and capital markets teams, developing ideas and cultivating client releationships. He led the firm's messaging across the energy sector. Over the last eight years, he worked closely with Energy Banking teams globally, offering guidance and ideas to the trading desk and clients, and worked with institutional clients across buy-side organizations. He also advised corporate clients on the performance of their equities, as well as intelligence on investor sentiment.  Prior to BAML, he worked in various energy and equity roles at ICAP, Citigroup, Hambrecht and Quist, and Salomon Smith Barney. Mr. Sabino maintains his registration with FINRA as a broker.

Mr. Sabino earned a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Johns Hopkins University.

"We're very pleased to have Rory join the Continental team," said Harold Hamm, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. "He brings a depth of knowledge and expertise in communicating with investment professionals about the U.S. energy industry, as well as a passion for exploration and production.

"He's a great match who will serve our shareholders very well," Mr. Hamm said. "It's great to have him on board."

Warren Henry, who established Continental's IR department soon after the Company went public in 2007, is retiring. "Warren has done an outstanding job, and we sincerely appreciate his leadership over these transformative years. We wish Stephanie and Warren and their pup, Winston, all the best in their retirement," said Jack Stark, President. He noted that Mr. Henry will remain with the Company through the end of March to help with the leadership transition.

About Continental Resources

Continental Resources (NYSE: CLR) is a top 10 independent oil producer in the U.S. Lower 48 and a leader in America's energy renaissance. Based in Oklahoma City, Continental is the largest leaseholder and the largest producer in the nation's premier oil field, the Bakken play of North Dakota and Montana. The Company also has leading positions in Oklahoma, including its SCOOP Woodford and SCOOP Springer discoveries and the STACK plays. With a focus on the exploration and production of oil, Continental has unlocked the technology and resources vital to American energy independence and our nation's leadership in the new world oil market. In 2018, the Company will celebrate 51 years of operations. For more information, please visit www.CLR.com.

Investor Contact:                                                

Media Contact:

J. Warren Henry                                                    

Kristin Thomas

Vice President, Investor Relations & Research    

Senior Vice President, Public Relations

405-234-9127                                                       

405-234-9480

Warren.Henry@CLR.com                                     

Kristin.Thomas@CLR.com



Alyson L. Gilbert                                                 


Manager, Investor Relations                              


405-774-5814                                                    


Alyson.Gilbert@CLR.com                                 


 

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