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Canadian Natural Resources Limited Announces Increase in Quarterly Dividend

Thursday, March 08, 2012

Canadian Natural Resources Limited Announces Increase in Quarterly Dividend05:10 EST Thursday, March 08, 2012CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwire - March 8, 2012) - Canadian Natural Resources Limited announces its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend on its common shares of C$0.105 (ten and one-half cents) per common share. The dividend will be payable April 1, 2012 to shareholders of record at the close of business on March 19, 2012. This represents a 17% increase from the prior quarter's dividend amount and an increase in the Company's dividend for the twelfth consecutive year. Canadian Natural is a senior oil and natural gas production company, with continuing operations in its core areas located in Western Canada, the U.K. portion of the North Sea and Offshore West Africa.Certain information regarding the Company contained herein may constitute forward-looking statements under applicable securities laws. Such statements are subject to known or unknown risks and uncertainties that may cause actual results to differ materially from those anticipated or implied in the forward-looking statements. Refer to our website for complete forward-looking statements www.cnrl.comFOR FURTHER INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT: Vice-ChairmanJohn G. LangilleORPresidentSteve W. LautORVice-President, Finance & Investor RelationsCorey B. BieberOR2500, 855 2nd Street S.W.Canadian Natural Resources LimitedCalgary, Alberta, T2P 4J8 CanadaPhone: (403) 514-7777ir@cnrl.comwww.cnrl.com