Exclusive: Oil company rewrites its history, may aid founder's divorce case

By Joshua Schneyer and Brian Grow OKLAHOMA CITY (Reuters) – Oil driller Continental Resources Inc has been revising its corporate history in ways that diminish the publicly traded company’s accomplishments under CEO Harold Hamm, part of a legal strategy that might help Hamm avoid the largest divorce award in U.S. history. Downplaying his role in Continental’s success is central to Hamm’s chances of minimizing the financial blow from his divorce, lawyers say. …

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