OKLAHOMA CITY, May 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Continental Resources, Inc. (NYSE: CLR) today announced it will donate $2.5 million to assist with the disaster relief effort following two days of devastating tornadoes in central Oklahoma.
Continental is making a $1.0 million donation to the American Red Cross Oklahoma Relief fund and plans to donate up to an additional $1.5 million to be allocated as community needs are assessed.
"We're standing together with other Oklahomans affected by this tragedy," said Harold Hamm, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. "This is our home. Along with the volunteer efforts and contributions of our employees, we want to do what we can to rebuild our communities."
Continental has placed a direct donations link [upper right corner, homepage] on its web site at www.clr.com, through which vendors, investors and others may donate directly to the American Red Cross Oklahoma Relief to help the victims of the May 19-20 tornadoes that devastated several communities around Oklahoma City, especially the city of Moore.
About Continental Resources
Continental Resources, Inc. (NYSE: CLR), based in Oklahoma City, is focused on the exploration and production of onshore oil-prone plays and is a Top 10 independent oil producer in the United States. The Company has a long and successful history of developing its industry-leading leasehold and production in the nation's premier oil play, the Bakken of North Dakota and Montana, as well as significant positions in Oklahoma in its recently discovered SCOOP play and the Northwest Cana play. In 2013, the Company will celebrate 46 years of operation. Further information can be found at www.CLR.com
SOURCE Continental Resources