Canadian Natural Resources Limited
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Canadian Natural Resources Limited

April 30, 2010 05:01 ET

Canadian Natural Resources Limited Announces Horizon Oil Sands Production

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwire - April 30, 2010) - Canadian Natural Resources Limited (TSX:CNQ) (NYSE:CNQ) ("Canadian Natural") announces monthly production of Synthetic Crude Oil ("SCO") at Horizon Oil Sands as follows:

Month SCO Production (bbl/d)
January 2010 72,700*
February 2010 84,200*
March 2010 103,850*
Q1 2010 86,995
April 2010 forecast 99,000 to 102,000
*rounded  

The Company continues to target stable production levels with annual production guidance for 2010 remaining at 90,000 to 105,000 barrels per day of SCO at Horizon Oil Sands.

Canadian Natural is a senior crude 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.

This document contains forward-looking statements under applicable securities laws, including, in particular, statements about Canadian Naturals' plans, strategies and prospects.  Although the Company believes that the expectations reflected in these forward-looking statements are reasonable, such statements are subject to known or unknown risks and uncertainties that may cause actual results to differ materially from those anticipated. Please refer to the Company's Interim Report or Annual Information Form for a full description of these risks and impacts.

Contact Information

  • Canadian Natural Resources Limited
    Allan P. Markin
    Chairman
    (403) 514-7777
    (403) 514-7888 (FAX)
    or
    Canadian Natural Resources Limited
    John G. Langille
    Vice-Chairman
    (403) 514-7777
    (403) 514-7888 (FAX)
    or
    Canadian Natural Resources Limited
    Steve W. Laut
    President
    (403) 514-7777
    (403) 514-7888 (FAX)
    or
    Canadian Natural Resources Limited
    Tim S. McKay
    Chief Operating Officer
    (403) 514-7777
    (403) 514-7888 (FAX)
    or
    Canadian Natural Resources Limited
    Douglas A. Proll
    Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice-President, Finance
    (403) 514-7777
    (403) 514-7888 (FAX)
    or
    Canadian Natural Resources Limited
    Corey B. Bieber
    Vice-President, Finance & Investor Relations
    (403) 514-7777
    (403) 514-7888 (FAX)
    or
    Canadian Natural Resources Limited
    2500, 855 - 2nd Street S.W.
    Calgary, Alberta
    T2P 4J8
    ir@cnrl.com
    www.cnrl.com