Oklahoma oil magnate appeals $1bn divorce settlement as fortune reduced

By: Juliet
On: Tuesday, 30 December, 2014

Harold Hamm’s estimated $19bn personal fortune has fallen by half amid a rout in oil prices, leading him to appeal ruling he now considers ‘inequitable’

Last month, when oil magnate Harold Hamm was ordered to pay his ex-wife $1b in their divorce, he called the ruling “fair and equitable,” publicly thanked the judge and said he was happy to have the case behind him.

Now, with his estimated $19b personal fortune having fallen by half amid a rout in oil prices, the chief executive of Continental Resources has changed his mind.

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Source: Life and style: Divorce | theguardian.com