Canadian Natural Resources Limited
TSX : CNQ
NYSE : CNQ

Canadian Natural Resources Limited

May 09, 2016 18:44 ET

Canadian Natural Resources Limited Reports Voting Results at Annual and Special Meeting

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwired - May 9, 2016) - Canadian Natural (TSX:CNQ) (NYSE:CNQ) held its Annual and Special Meeting of Shareholders on May 5, 2016. The result of the vote by shareholders for each resolution is reported below.

1. The election of the following nominees as directors of the Corporation for the ensuing year or until their successors are elected or appointed.
Votes For Votes Withheld
Catherine M. Best 778,147,535
91.68%
70,660,038
8.32%
N. Murray Edwards 836,606,047
98.56%
12,201,582
1.44%
Timothy W. Faithfull 846,791,873
99.76%
2,015,756
0.24%
Honourable Gary A. Filmon 846,723,836
99.75%
2,083,793
0.25%
Christopher L. Fong 847,598,928
99.86%
1,208,701
0.14%
Ambassador Gordon D. Giffin 822,109,636
96.85%
26,697,993
3.15%
Wilfred A. Gobert 830,510,783
97.84%
18,296,798
2.16%
Steve W. Laut 843,512,219
99.38%
5,295,410
0.62%
Honourable Frank J. McKenna 830,169,551
97.80%
18,638,078
2.20%
David A. Tuer 842,304,260
99.23%
6,503,369
0.77%
Annette M. Verschuren 828,738,831
97.64%
20,068,798
2.36%
Votes For Votes Withheld
2. The appointment of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP as auditors of the Corporation for the ensuing year and to authorize the Audit Committee of the Board of Directors to fix their remuneration. 849,472,799
98.46%
13,289,114
1.54%
Votes For Votes Against
3. An ordinary resolution approving all unallocated stock options pursuant to the Amended, Compiled and Restated Employee Stock Option Plan of the Corporation 614,446,951
72.39%
234,360,638
27.61%
4. A special resolution approving a plan of arrangement under section 193 of the Business Corporations Act (Alberta) in respect of a return of capital to Shareholders of the Corporation, which will be made through the distribution of PrairieSky Royalty Ltd. common shares 846,815,671
99.77%
1,991,957
0.23%
5. The Corporation's approach to executive compensation. 745,680,738
87.85%
103,126,851
12.15%

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 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.com

Contact Information

  • Steve W. Laut
    President

    Corey B. Bieber
    Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice-President, Finance

    Mark A. Stainthorpe
    Director, Treasury and Investor Relations

    Canadian Natural Resources Limited
    2100, 855 - 2nd Street S.W.
    Calgary, Alberta, T2P 4J8 Canada
    Phone: (403) 514-7777
    (403) 514-7888 (FAX)
    ir@cnrl.com
    www.cnrl.com