Continental Resources Inc, a crude-oil concentrated, independent oil and natural gas exploration and production company, on Friday sold $300 million of senior notes in the 144a private placement market, said market sources.

Bank of America, RBS, and Wells Fargo were the joint bookrunning managers for the sale.

BORROWER: CONTINENTAL RESOURCES INC
AMT $300 MLN      COUPON 8.250 PCT    MATURITY 10/1/2019
TYPE SNR NOTES    ISS PRICE 99.160    FIRST PAY 4/1/2010
MOODY'S B2        YIELD 8.375 PCT     SETTLEMENT 9/23/2009
S&P DOUBLE-B      SPREAD 494 BPS      PAY FREQ SEMI-ANNUAL
FITCH N/A          MORE THAN TREAS    NON-CALLABLE 5 YEARS*
*MAKE-WHOLE CALL 50 BPS.