WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549

                                    FORM F-X


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

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 27, 2005
                                  (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 at:

            111 EIGHTH AVENUE, 13TH FLOOR
            NEW YORK, NEW YORK 10011
            TELEPHONE: (212) 590-9330


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 May 27, 2005 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 May 27th day of May, 2005.

Filer: CANADIAN NATURAL RESOURCES LIMITED          By: /s/ John G. Langille
                                                       John G. Langille
                                                       Vice Chairman


         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/ Jill Fallon
                                                 Jill Fallon
                                                 Assistant Secretary

                                             Date:  May 27, 2005