CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwire - May 5, 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 July 1, 2011 to shareholders of record at the close of business on June 17, 2011.

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.

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:

John G. Langille
Vice-Chairman

Steve W. Laut
President

Corey B. Bieber
Vice-President, Finance & Investor Relations

Canadian Natural Resources Limited
2500, 855 2nd Street S.W.
Calgary, Alberta, T2P 4J8 Canada
(403) 514-7777
(403) 514-7888 (FAX)
ir@cnrl.com
www.cnrl.com