WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549

                                    FORM F-X


A. Name of issuer or person filing ("Filer"): CANADIAN NATURAL RESOURCES LIMITED

B. This is [check one]:

   [X]  an original filing for the Filer.

   [_]  an amended filing for the Filer.

C. Identify the filing in conjunction with which this Form is being filed:

   Name of registrant:           CANADIAN NATURAL RESOURCES LIMITED

   Form type:                    FORM F-9

   File Number (if known):       (NOT AVAILABLE)

   Filed by:                     CANADIAN NATURAL RESOURCES LIMITED

   Date Filed (if filed
   concurrently, so indicate):   MAY 1, 2003
                                 (CONCURRENTLY WITH FORM F-9)

D. The Filer is incorporated or organized under the laws of ALBERTA
   and has its principal place of business at:

                  855 - 2ND STREET S.W., SUITE 2500
                  CALGARY, ALBERTA
                  T2P 4J8
                  TELEPHONE: (403) 517-6700

E. The Filer designates and appoints CT Corporation System ("Agent"), located

                  CT CORPORATION SYSTEM
                  111 EIGHTH AVENUE
                  NEW YORK, NEW YORK 10011
                  TELEPHONE: (212) 894-8940


as the agent of the Filer upon whom may be served any process, pleadings,
subpoenas, or other papers in:

         (a)      any investigation or administrative proceeding conducted by
                  the Securities and Exchange Commission ("Commission"); and

         (b)      any civil suit or action brought against the Filer or to which
                  the Filer has been joined as defendant or respondent, in any
                  appropriate court in any place subject to the jurisdiction of
                  any state or of the United States, or of any of its
                  territories or possessions, or of the District of Columbia,
                  where the investigation, proceeding or cause of action arises
                  out of or relates to or concerns (i) any offering made or
                  purported to be made in connection with the securities
                  registered or qualified by the Filer on Form F-9 on June 29,
                  2001 or any purchases or sales of any security in connection
                  therewith; (ii) the securities in relation to which the
                  obligation to file an annual report on Form 40-F arises, or
                  any purchases or sales of such securities; (iii) any tender
                  offer for the securities of a Canadian issuer with respect to
                  which filings are made by the Filer with the Commission on
                  Schedule TO or 14D-9F; or (iv) the securities in relation to
                  which the Filer acts as trustee pursuant to an exemption under
                  Rule 10a-5 under the Trust Indenture Act of 1939. The Filer
                  stipulates and agrees that any such civil suit or action or
                  administrative proceeding may be commenced by the service of
                  process upon, and that service of an administrative subpoena
                  shall be effected by service upon such agent for service of
                  process, and that service as aforesaid shall be taken and held
                  in all courts and administrative tribunals to be valid and
                  binding as if personal service thereof had been made.

F. The Filer stipulates and agrees to appoint a successor agent for service of
process and file an amended Form F-X if the Filer discharges the Agent or the
Agent is unwilling or unable to accept service on behalf of the Filer at any
time until six years have elapsed from the date the Filer has ceased reporting
under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. Filer further undertakes to advise
the Commission promptly of any change to the Agent's name or address during the
applicable period by amendment of this Form, referencing the file number of the
relevant form in conjunction with which the amendment is being filed.

G. The Filer undertakes to make available, in person or by telephone,
representatives to respond to inquiries made by the Commission staff, and to
furnish promptly, when requested to do so by the Commission staff, information
relating to the Form F-9, the securities to which the Form F-9 relates; and the
transactions in such securities.


         The Filer certifies that it has duly caused this power of attorney,
consent, stipulation and agreement to be signed on its behalf by the
undersigned, thereunto duly authorized, in the City of Calgary, Province of
Alberta, Country of Canada, on this 1st day of May, 2003.

Filer:  CANADIAN NATURAL RESOURCES LIMITED       By: /s/ Douglas A. Proll
                                                     Douglas A. Proll
                                                     Senior Vice President,


         This statement has been signed by the following persons in the
capacities and on the dates indicated.

                                          CT Corporation System
                                          As Agent for Service of Process for
                                          Canadian Natural Resources Limited

                                          By:  /s/ Jonathan R. Giddings
                                               Jonathan R. Giddings
                                               Senior Customer Specialist

                                          Date: April 30, 2003