Continental Resources Inc (CLR)

Filed: 13 Feb 22, 7:00pm





Washington, D.C. 20549







Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)

of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): February 8, 2022




(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)




Oklahoma 001-32886 73-0767549

(State or other jurisdiction of

incorporation or organization)



File Number)


(I.R.S. Employer

Identification No.)


20 N. Broadway

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

(Address of principal executive offices) (Zip Code)

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (405) 234-9000

Not Applicable.

(Former name or former address, if changed since last report.)



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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:


Title of each class





Name of each exchange

on which registered

Common Stock, $0.01 par value CLR New York Stock Exchange

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Item 5.02

Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers

As part of its quarterly meeting on February 8, 2022, the Compensation Committee of Continental Resources, Inc. (the “Company”) approved the accelerated vesting of the shares held by Jack Stark, President, effective upon the last day of his employment, which is expected to be by late spring of 2022. A total of 213,075 shares awarded under the Company’s 2013 Long-Term Incentive Plan will vest at that time, with 109,707 and 103,368 shares being accelerated from the vestings scheduled to occur on February 15, 2023 and February 15, 2024, respectively. The shares will be accelerated at the time indicated above in consideration of Mr. Stark’s service with the Company and consulting services to be performed by Mr. Stark following his last day of employment.


Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.


Dated: February 14, 2022 

/s/ James R. Webb

   James R. Webb
   Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Chief Risk Officer and Secretary