CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwire - March 3, 2011) - Canadian Natural Resources Limited (TSX:CNQ) (NYSE:CNQ) announces its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend on its common shares of C$0.09 (nine cents) per common share. The dividend will be payable April 1, 2011 to shareholders of record at the close of business on March 18, 2011. This represents a 20% increase from the prior quarter's dividend amount and an increase in the Company's dividend for the eleventh 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.

Contact Information: John G. Langille
Vice Chairman
Steve W. Laut
Corey B. Bieber
Vice-President, Finance & Investor Relations
Canadian Natural Resources Limited
2500, 855 2nd Street S.W.
Calgary, Alberta, T2P 4J8
(403) 514-7777
(403) 514-7888 (FAX)