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Energy executive Harold Hamm speaks back in July to the Oklahoma delegation to the Republican National Convention in Cleveland. RANDY KREHBIEL/Tulsa World File

OKLAHOMA CITY - Oklahoma City oilman and Donald Trump energy adviser Harold Hamm said Wednesday he is committed to Continental Resources Inc. and is staying at the company.

The Continental Resources CEO and founder has been an adviser to the Trump campaign and spoke about energy policy at the Republic National Convention in July. Hamm also has been the subject of speculation that he could become Trump's energy secretary.

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In an email to Continental Resources employees Wednesday, Hamm celebrated the Trump win, but said he is focused on the Oklahoma City-based oil company.

"As excited as I am to see this change come to Washington, D.C., I remain committed to you, our company and the city," Hamm said in the email. "Our efforts to help President Trump get elected have been about creating a better working environment for the oil industry and Continental Resources, but our focus remains on building this great company."

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