Bakken Field Produces First Billion Barrels of Oil

              Bakken Field Produces First Billion Barrels of Oil

PR Newswire

OKLAHOMA CITY, April 28, 2014

OKLAHOMA CITY, April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Continental Resources, Inc.
(NYSE: CLR) ("Continental" or the "Company") announced today the Bakken field
of North Dakota and Montana recently reached the milestone of 1 billion
barrels of light, sweet crude oil produced.

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According to data from IHS, the Bakken's cumulative oil production reached the
billion barrel mark in the First Quarter of 2014.

"This milestone validates the immense potential of the Bakken field and
development is just beginning," said Jack Stark, Senior Vice President of
Exploration for Continental. "Two-thirds of this oil was produced in the last
three years. This is something our country can celebrate as the oil and
natural gas industry continues to create jobs, grow our economy and secure
America's energy future."

Horizontal drilling technology has spurred the discovery of vast new resources
of oil in America. Much of this potential has yet to be accounted for in our
nation's proved reserves of crude oil. The Bakken field alone appears to be
the largest oil field discovered in the world in more than 40 years.
Continental is the largest producer, driller and leaseholder in the Bakken

About Continental Resources

Continental Resources (NYSE: CLR) is a Top 10 independent oil producer in the
United States. Based in Oklahoma City, Continental is the largest leaseholder
and producer in the nation's premier oil field, the Bakken play of North
Dakota and Montana. The Company also has significant positions in Oklahoma,
including its recently discovered SCOOP play and the Northwest Cana play. With
a focus on the exploration and production of oil, Continental is on a mission
to unlock the technology and resources vital to American energy security. In
2014, the Company will celebrate 47 years of operation. For more information,
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