Continental Resources Inc (CLR)

Filed: 1 Apr 22, 4:46pm





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): April 1, 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

Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (17 CFR 230.405) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (17 CFR 240.12b-2). Emerging growth company ☐

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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

On April 1, 2022 the Board of Directors of Continental Resources, Inc. (the “Company”) approved a Consulting Agreement (the “Consulting Agreement”), with Jack Stark, the Company’s President, based upon the recommendation of the Audit Committee. Mr. Stark will retire from serving as the Company’s President at the close of business on April 1, 2022. Mr. Stark and the Company entered into the Consulting Agreement on April 1, 2022 (the “Effective Date”). The Company is entering into the Consulting Agreement in order assure access to Mr. Stark’s advice and assistance in connection with the transition of his responsibilities to others within the Company.

The Consulting Agreement has a term of one year from the Effective Date. Under the terms of the Consulting Agreement, Mr. Stark will be paid an hourly rate of $750. Mr. Stark also agrees to be available to devote an average of two weeks per quarter to performing services, as requested by the Company. Mr. Stark will be reimbursed for reasonable expenses incurred in performing such services, in accordance with the Company’s standard expense reimbursement policies. The Consulting Agreement also contains customary terms regarding non-solicitation of Company employees and confidentiality of Company information.


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: April 1, 2022 

/s/ James R. Webb

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