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10/05/17Murphy Oil Corporation Schedules Third Quarter 2017 Earnings Release and Conference Call
EL DORADO, Ark.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 5, 2017-- Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) has scheduled its third quarter 2017 earnings webcast and conference call at 11:00 a.m. Eastern Time (ET), on Thursday, November 2, 2017. Third quarter 2017 earnings will be announced after market close on Wednesday, November 1, 2017 and will be available on the company’s website at http://ir.murphyoilcorp.com. Interested parties may participate by dialing 1-833-83... 
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10/04/17Murphy Oil Corporation Announces Dividend
EL DORADO, Ark.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 4, 2017-- The Board of Directors of Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE: MUR) today declared a quarterly cash dividend on the Common Stock of Murphy Oil Corporation of $0.25 per share, or $1.00 per share on an annualized basis. The dividend is payable December 1, 2017 to holders of record November 13, 2017. ABOUT MURPHY OIL CORPORATION Murphy Oil Corporation is a global independent oil and natural ga... 
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09/27/17Murphy Oil Corporation Announces Strategic Entry into Deep Water Brazil
EL DORADO, Ark.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep. 27, 2017-- Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE: MUR) today announced that its wholly owned Brazilian subsidiary, Murphy Brazil Exploração E Produção De Petróleo E Gás Ltda. (“Murphy”), has entered into a farm-in agreement with Queiroz Galvão Exploração e Produção S.A. (“QGEP”) to acquire a 20 percent working interest (“WI”) in Blocks SEAL-M-351 and SEAL-M-428, located in the deep water Sergipe-Alagoas Basin, offshore Brazi... 
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09/01/17Murphy Oil Corporation to Present at Upcoming Energy Conference
EL DORADO, Ark.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep. 1, 2017-- Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE: MUR) today announced that Roger W. Jenkins, President & CEO, will present at the Barclays CEO Energy-Power Conference in New York City on Thursday, September 7, 2017, at 11:05 a.m. Eastern Time (ET). The live audio webcast presentation will be available on the company’s website at http://ir.murphyoilcorp.com. ABOUT MURPHY OIL CORPORATION ... 
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08/04/17Murphy Oil Corporation Announces Pricing of $550 Million of Notes Due 2025
EL DORADO, Ark.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 4, 2017-- Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) announced it has priced an offering of $550 million of 5.750 percent Notes that will mature in 2025 (“2025 notes”), pursuant to an effective shelf registration statement previously filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”). The company expects to close the offering on August 18, 2017, subject to customary closing conditions, and expects to use the n... 
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08/03/17Murphy Oil Corporation Announces Offering of $550 Million of Senior Notes Due 2025
EL DORADO, Ark.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 3, 2017-- Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) announced, subject to market conditions, it intends to offer $550 million of Senior Notes that will mature in 2025 (“2025 notes”) pursuant to an effective shelf registration statement previously filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”). The Company expects to use the net proceeds from the offering of the 2025 notes in order to redeem the Com... 
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08/02/17Murphy Oil Corporation Announces Second Quarter 2017 Financial and Operating Results
EL DORADO, Ark.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 2, 2017-- Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE: MUR) today announced its financial and operating results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2017, including a net loss from continuing operations of $17 million, or $0.10 per diluted share. Operating and financial highlights for the second quarter 2017 include: Produced volumes of 163 Mboepd, on track to achieve full year production guidan... 
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08/02/17Murphy Oil Corporation Announces Dividend
EL DORADO, Ark.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 2, 2017-- The Board of Directors of Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE: MUR) today declared a quarterly cash dividend on the Common Stock of Murphy Oil Corporation of $0.25 per share, or $1.00 per share on an annualized basis. The dividend is payable September 1, 2017 to holders of record August 14, 2017. ABOUT MURPHY OIL CORPORATION Murphy Oil Corporation is a global independent oil and natural gas... 
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06/23/17Murphy Oil Corporation Schedules Second Quarter 2017 Earnings Release and Conference Call
EL DORADO, Ark.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun. 23, 2017-- Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) has scheduled its second quarter 2017 earnings webcast and conference call at 11:00 a.m. Eastern Time (ET), on Thursday, August 3, 2017. Second quarter 2017 earnings will be announced after market close on Wednesday, August 2, 2017 and will be available on the company’s website at http://ir.murphyoilcorp.com. Interested parties may participate by dialing 1-877-723... 
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06/20/17Murphy Oil Corporation to Present at Upcoming Energy Conference
EL DORADO, Ark.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun. 20, 2017-- Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE: MUR) today announced that Roger W. Jenkins, President & CEO, will present at the J.P. Morgan Energy Equity Conference in New York City on Wednesday, June 28, 2017, at 10:40 a.m. Eastern Time (ET). The live audio webcast presentation will be available on the company’s website at http://ir.murphyoilcorp.com. ABOUT MURPHY OIL CORPORATION ... 
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05/19/17Murphy Oil Corporation to Present at Upcoming Energy Conference
EL DORADO, Ark.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 19, 2017-- Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE: MUR) today announced that Roger W. Jenkins, President & CEO, will present at the UBS Global Oil and Gas Conference in Austin, Texas on Wednesday, May 24, 2017, at 11:00 a.m. Eastern Time (ET). The live audio webcast presentation will be available on the company’s website at http://ir.murphyoilcorp.com. ABOUT MURPHY OIL CORPORATION Murp... 
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05/03/17Murphy Oil Corporation Announces Preliminary First Quarter 2017 Financial and Operating Results
EL DORADO, Ark.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 3, 2017-- Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE: MUR) today announced its preliminary financial and operating results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2017, including net income of $58 million, or $0.34 per diluted share. Operating and financial highlights for the first quarter 2017 include: Produced volumes of 169 Mboepd, on track to achieve full year production guidance ... 
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04/06/17MURPHY OIL CORPORATION ANNOUNCES PLANNED RETIREMENT OF CONTROLLER AND ELECTION OF NEW APPOINTEE
EL DORADO, Arkansas, April 6, 2017 - Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE: MUR) today announced that Keith S. Caldwell, Senior Vice President and Controller, plans to retire later this year. In advance of Caldwell's retirement, effective June 1, 2017, Christopher D. Hulse, has been elected to Vice President and Controller. Caldwell will remain at Murphy until later in the year to assist with the transition. Hulse joined the company's wholly owned subsidiary, Murphy Exploration & Production Company ... 
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04/05/17MURPHY OIL CORPORATION ANNOUNCES DIVIDEND
EL DORADO, Arkansas, April 5, 2017 - The Board of Directors of Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE: MUR) today declared a quarterly cash dividend on the Common Stock of Murphy Oil Corporation of $0.25 per share, or $1.00 per share on an annualized basis.  The dividend is payable June 1, 2017 to holders of record May 15, 2017. ABOUT MURPHY OIL CORPORATION Murphy Oil Corporation is a global independent oil and natural gas exploration and production company. The company's diverse resource base includes of... 
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04/04/17MURPHY OIL CORPORATION SCHEDULES FIRST QUARTER 2017 EARNINGS RELEASE AND CONFERENCE CALL
EL DORADO, Arkansas, April 4, 2017 - Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) has scheduled its first quarter 2017 earnings webcast and conference call at 11:00 a.m. Eastern Time (ET), on Thursday, May 4, 2017. First quarter 2017 earnings will be announced after market close on Wednesday, May 3, 2017 and will be available on the company's website at http://ir.murphyoilcorp.com. Interested parties may participate by dialing 1-877-795-3649 and referencing reservation number 7717232. To access the live au... 
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03/15/17MURPHY OIL CORPORATION TO PRESENT AT UPCOMING ENERGY CONFERENCE
EL DORADO, Arkansas, March 15, 2017 - Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) announced today that Roger Jenkins, President and CEO, will present at the Scotia Howard Weil Energy Conference in New Orleans on Tuesday, March 28, 2017, at 10:40 a.m. Eastern Time (ET).  The presentation will not be webcast, however a copy of the presentation slides will be available Tuesday, March 28, 2017 on the company's website at http://ir.murphyoilcorp.com. The presentation will include forward-looking information.AB... 
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02/01/17MURPHY OIL CORPORATION ANNOUNCES DIVIDEND
EL DORADO, Arkansas, February 1, 2017 - The Board of Directors of Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE: MUR) today declared a quarterly cash dividend on the Common Stock of Murphy Oil Corporation of $0.25 per share, or $1.00 per share on an annualized basis.  The dividend is payable March 1, 2017 to holders of record February 13, 2017.ABOUT MURPHY OIL CORPORATION Murphy Oil Corporation is a global independent oil and natural gas exploration and production company.  The company's diverse resource base in... 
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01/25/17MURPHY OIL CORPORATION ANNOUNCES PRELIMINARY FOURTH QUARTER AND FULL YEAR 2016 FINANCIAL AND OPERATING RESULTS
EL DORADO, Arkansas, January 25, 2017 - Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE: MUR) today announced its preliminary financial and operating results for the fourth quarter ended December 31, 2016, including a net loss of $64 million, or $0.37 per diluted share. Operating and financial highlights for the fourth quarter and full year 2016 include: Produced volumes of 168 Mboepd in the fourth quarter and 176 Mboepd for full year Spent $605 million on capital investments for full year, excluding acquisition... 
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01/12/17MURPHY OIL CORPORATION SCHEDULES FOURTH QUARTER 2016 EARNINGS RELEASE AND CONFERENCE CALL
EL DORADO, Arkansas, January 12, 2017 - Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) has scheduled its fourth quarter 2016 earnings webcast and conference call at 11:00 a.m. Eastern Time (ET), on Thursday, January 26, 2017. Fourth quarter 2016 earnings will be announced after market close on Wednesday, January 25, 2017 and will be available on the company's website at http://ir.murphyoilcorp.com. Interested parties may participate by dialing 1-800-263-8506 and referencing reservation number 8515016. To acc... 
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12/06/16MURPHY OIL CORPORATION ANNOUNCES ELECTIONS OF NEW DIRECTOR AND EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENTS
EL DORADO, Arkansas, December 6, 2016 - The Board of Directors of Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE: MUR) today announced that Elisabeth W. Keller has been elected to the company's Board of Directors and that Eugene T. "Gene" Coleman and Michael K. "Mike" McFadyen have been elected Executive Vice Presidents of the company. All elections are effective immediately. Currently, Ms. Keller is Chair of the Board of Directors of Keller Enterprises, LLC, and is responsible for the oversight of the ... 
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12/05/16MURPHY OIL CORPORATION AND PARTNERS ANNOUNCE AWARD OF DEEPWATER EXPLORATION BLOCK IN MEXICO
EL DORADO, Arkansas, December 5, 2016 - Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE: MUR) today announced that a joint venture ("JV") led by its Mexican subsidiary, Murphy Sur, S. de R.L. de C.V., was the high bidder and is expected to be awarded Block 5 during Mexico's fourth phase, round one deepwater auction. Under the terms of the JV, Murphy will be the operator with a 30 percent working interest ("WI"), together with PC CARIGALI MEXICO OPERATIONS, S.A. DE C.V., a wholly-owned subsidiar... 
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10/26/16MURPHY OIL CORPORATION ANNOUNCES PRELIMINARY THIRD QUARTER 2016 FINANCIAL AND OPERATING RESULTS
EL DORADO, Arkansas, October 26, 2016 - Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE: MUR) today announced its preliminary financial and operating results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2016, including a net loss of $16.2 million, or $0.09 per diluted share. Operating and financial highlights for the third quarter 2016 include: Produced volumes over 169.8 Mboepd in the third quarter Lowered G&A expense by 23 percent from third quarter 2015 Continued successful employment of high-intensity fracs... 
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10/06/16MURPHY OIL CORPORATION SCHEDULES THIRD QUARTER 2016 EARNINGS RELEASE AND CONFERENCE CALL
EL DORADO, Arkansas, October 6, 2016 - Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) has scheduled its third quarter 2016 earnings webcast and conference call at 1:00 p.m. Eastern Time (ET), on Thursday, October 27, 2016. Third quarter 2016 earnings will be announced after market close on Wednesday, October 26, 2016 and will be available on the company's website at http://ir.murphyoilcorp.com. Interested parties may participate by dialing 1-888-587-0613 and referencing reservation number 3675259.  To access... 
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10/05/16MURPHY OIL CORPORATION ANNOUNCES DIVIDEND
EL DORADO, Arkansas, October 5, 2016 - The Board of Directors of Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE: MUR) today declared a quarterly cash dividend on the Common Stock of Murphy Oil Corporation of $0.25 per share, or $1.00 per share on an annualized basis.  The dividend is payable December 1, 2016 to holders of record November 14, 2016.ABOUT MURPHY OIL CORPORATION Murphy Oil Corporation is a global independent oil and natural gas exploration and production company.  The company's diverse resource base... 
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08/30/16MURPHY OIL CORPORATION TO PRESENT AT UPCOMING ENERGY CONFERENCE
EL DORADO, Arkansas, August 30, 2016 - Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) announced today that Roger Jenkins, President and CEO, will present at the Barclays CEO Energy-Power Conference on Thursday, September 8, 2016, 11:05 a.m. Eastern Time (ET).  The live audio webcast presentation will be available on the company's website at http://ir.murphyoilcorp.com with a replay available for 30 days following the event. ABOUT MURPHY OIL CORPORATIONMurphy Oil Corporation is a global independent oil and n... 
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08/12/16MURPHY OIL CORPORATION ANNOUNCES PRICING AND UPSIZING OF OFFERING OF $550 MILLION OF SENIOR NOTES DUE 2024
EL DORADO, Arkansas, August 12, 2016 - Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) announced it has priced an offering of $550 million of 6.875 percent Senior Notes that will mature in 2024 ("2024 notes"), an increase from the previously announced offering of $500 million, pursuant to an effective shelf registration statement previously filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC").  The company expects to close the offering on August 17, 2016, subject to customary closing... 
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08/10/16MURPHY OIL CORPORATION ANNOUNCES OFFERING OF $500 MILLION OF SENIOR NOTES DUE 2024
EL DORADO, Arkansas, August 10, 2016 - Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) announced, subject to market conditions, it intends to offer $500 million of Senior Notes that will mature in 2024 ("2024 notes") pursuant to an effective shelf registration statement previously filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC").  The company expects to use the net proceeds from the offering of the 2024 notes for general corporate purposes, which may include the repayment, repurc... 
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08/10/16MURPHY OIL CORPORATION ANNOUNCES INTENT TO ENTER INTO NEW CREDIT FACILITY
EL DORADO, Arkansas, August 10, 2016 - Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) announced that it has received commitments from certain members of its existing bank group and other new lenders to enter into a $1.2 billion revolving credit facility. The new revolving credit facility will be a senior unsecured guaranteed facility and will expire in August 2019.  The company presently expects the facility to be undrawn at closing. "Given market conditions this new revolving facility reflects the stre... 
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08/03/16MURPHY OIL CORPORATION ANNOUNCES DIVIDEND
EL DORADO, Arkansas, August 3, 2016 - The Board of Directors of Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE: MUR) today declared a quarterly cash dividend on the Common Stock of Murphy Oil Corporation of $0.25 per share, or $1.00 per share on an annualized basis. This represents approximately a 29 percent reduction from the previous quarterly level of $0.35 per share. The dividend is payable September 1, 2016 to holders of record August 15, 2016. "The decision to reduce the dividend was a difficult but pr... 
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07/27/16MURPHY OIL CORPORATION ANNOUNCES PRELIMINARY SECOND QUARTER 2016 FINANCIAL AND OPERATING RESULTS
EL DORADO, Arkansas, July 27, 2016 - Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE: MUR) today announced its preliminary financial and operating results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2016, including net income of $3 million, or $0.02 per diluted share. Operating and financial highlights for the second quarter 2016 include: Closed the divestitures of Syncrude and Montney natural gas processing and sales pipeline assets generating combined proceeds of approximately $1.15 billion Completed the company's j... 
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07/13/16MURPHY OIL CORPORATION SCHEDULES SECOND QUARTER 2016 EARNINGS RELEASE AND CONFERENCE CALL
EL DORADO, Arkansas, July 13, 2016 - Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) has scheduled its second quarter 2016 earnings webcast and conference call at 1:00 p.m. Eastern Time (ET), on Thursday, July 28, 2016. Second quarter 2016 earnings will be announced after market close on Wednesday, July 27, 2016 and will be available on the Company's website at http://ir.murphyoilcorp.com. Interested parties may participate by dialing 1-888-802-2266 and referencing reservation number 9900445.  To access the l... 
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06/27/16MURPHY OIL CORPORATION TO PRESENT AT UPCOMING CONFERENCE
EL DORADO, Arkansas, June 27, 2016 - Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) announced today that Roger Jenkins, President and CEO, will present at the J.P. Morgan Inaugural Energy Equity Conference on Wednesday, June 29, 2016, 12:20 p.m. Eastern Time (ET).  The presentation slides will be available Wednesday, June 29, 2016 on the Company's website at http://ir.murphyoilcorp.com. ABOUT MURPHY OIL CORPORATION Murphy Oil Corporation is a global independent oil and natural gas exploration and production... 
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06/23/16MURPHY OIL CORPORATION CLOSES SYNCRUDE DIVESTITURE
EL DORADO, Arkansas, June 23, 2016 - Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE: MUR) today announced its Canadian subsidiary, Murphy Oil Company Ltd. ("MOCL"), closed the sale of its five percent non-operated working interest in Syncrude Canada Ltd. ("Syncrude") to Suncor Energy Inc. ("Suncor"). The transaction was previously announced on April 27, 2016, with an effective date of April 1, 2016. This non-core asset divestiture will positively impact corporate liquidity by increas... 
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05/26/16MURPHY OIL CORPORATION TO PRESENT AT UPCOMING CONFERENCE
EL DORADO, Arkansas, May 26, 2016 - Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) announced today that Roger Jenkins, President and CEO, will present at Bernstein's 32nd Annual Strategic Decisions Conference on Thursday, June 2, 2016, 4:00 p.m. Eastern Time (ET). The presentation slides will be available Thursday, June 2, 2016 on the Company's website at http://ir.murphyoilcorp.com. ABOUT MURPHY OIL CORPORATIONMurphy Oil Corporation is a global independent oil and natural gas exploration and production co... 
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05/13/16MURPHY OIL CORPORATION CLOSES KAYBOB DUVERNAY AND LIQUIDS RICH PLACID MONTNEY JOINT VENTURE
EL DORADO, Arkansas, May 13, 2016 - Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE: MUR) today announced that its Canadian subsidiary, Murphy Oil Company Ltd. ("MOCL"), closed the joint venture ("JV") with affiliates of Athabasca Oil Corporation ("Athabasca") that was previously announced on January 27, 2016. Under the terms of the JV, Murphy's subsidiary acquired a 70 percent operated working interest ("WI") of Athabasca's production, acreage, infrastructure and facilitie... 
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05/04/16MURPHY OIL CORPORATION ANNOUNCES PRELIMINARY FIRST QUARTER 2016 FINANCIAL AND OPERATING RESULTS
EL DORADO, Arkansas, May 4, 2016 - Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE: MUR) today announced its preliminary financial and operating results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2016, including a net loss of $198.8 million, or $1.16 per diluted share, during the quarter. The net loss during the first quarter includes a non-cash impairment of oil and natural gas properties of $95.1 million, or $68.9 million net of tax, and restructuring charges of $9.3 million, or $6.2 million net of tax. Details are p... 
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04/27/16MURPHY OIL CORPORATION ANNOUNCES NON-CORE ASSET SALE - DIVESTS INTEREST IN SYNCRUDE JOINT VENTURE FOR C$937 MILLION
EL DORADO, Arkansas, April 27, 2016 - Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE: MUR) today announced that its Canadian subsidiary has signed a purchase and sale agreement for the sale of its Syncrude Canada Ltd. ("Syncrude") asset to Suncor Energy Inc. ("Suncor"), for approximately C$937 million, subject to closing adjustments. The company will divest its five percent, non-operated working interest in Syncrude subject to regulatory approval and normal closing conditions, and is anticipat... 
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04/15/16MURPHY OIL SCHEDULES EARNINGS CONFERENCE CALL
EL DORADO, Arkansas, April 15, 2016 - Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) has scheduled its earnings conference call at 1:00 p.m. Eastern Time (ET), on Thursday, May 5, 2016, to review first quarter 2016 earnings, which will be announced after market close on Wednesday, May 4, 2016. Interested parties may participate by dialing 1-877-879-6209 and referencing reservation number 2198614.  The live audio webcast and presentation materials can be accessed through the Investor Relations section of Murp... 
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04/06/16MURPHY OIL CORPORATION ANNOUNCES DIVIDEND
EL DORADO, Arkansas, April 6, 2016 - The Board of Directors of Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE: MUR) today declared a quarterly cash dividend on the Common Stock of Murphy Oil Corporation of $0.35 per share, or $1.40 per share on an annualized basis.  The dividend is payable June 1, 2016, to holders of record May 16, 2016.  ABOUT MURPHY OIL CORPORATIONMurphy Oil Corporation is a global independent oil and natural gas exploration and production company, with proved reserves of 774 million barrels of... 
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03/21/16MURPHY OIL CORPORATION TO PRESENT AT UPCOMING ENERGY CONFERENCE
EL DORADO, Arkansas, March 21, 2016 - Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) announced today that Roger Jenkins, President and CEO, will present at the Scotia Howard Weil Energy Conference on Tuesday, March 22, 2016, at 11:45 a.m. Eastern Time (ET).  The presentation will not be webcast, however a copy of the presentation slides will be available Tuesday, March 22, 2016 on the Company's website at http://ir.murphyoilcorp.com. ABOUT MURPHY OIL CORPORATION Murphy Oil Corporation is a global independen... 
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02/15/16MURPHY OIL CORPORATION TO PRESENT AT UPCOMING ENERGY CONFERENCE
EL DORADO, Arkansas, February 15, 2016 - Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) announced today that Roger Jenkins, President and CEO, will present at the Credit Suisse 21st Annual Energy Summit on Wednesday, February 24, 2016, at 12:25 p.m. Eastern Time (ET).   The live audio webcast presentation will be available on the Company's website at http://ir.murphyoilcorp.com with a replay available for 30 days following the event. ABOUT MURPHY OIL CORPORATION Murphy Oil Corporation is a global independent... 
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02/03/16MURPHY OIL ANNOUNCES DIVIDEND
EL DORADO, Arkansas, February 3, 2016 - The Board of Directors of Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE: MUR) today declared a quarterly cash dividend on the Common Stock of Murphy Oil Corporation of $0.35 per share, or $1.40 per share on an annualized basis.  The dividend is payable March 1, 2016 to holders of record February 16, 2016.  ABOUT MURPHY OIL CORPORATIONMurphy Oil Corporation is a global independent oil and natural gas exploration and production company, with preliminary proved reserves of 77... 
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01/27/16MURPHY ANNOUNCES DIVESTITURE OF MONTNEY MIDSTREAM ASSETS WITH PARTIAL ALLOCATION OF PROCEEDS TO STRATEGIC KAYBOB DUVERNAY AND LIQUIDS RICH MONTNEY LANDS JOINT VENTURE
EL DORADO, Arkansas, January 27, 2016 - Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE: MUR) today announced that its Canadian subsidiary, Murphy Oil Company Ltd. ("MOCL"), has signed a definitive agreement with Enbridge G&P Limited Partnership, a subsidiary of Enbridge Inc., ("Enbridge") to divest natural gas processing and sales pipeline assets that support Murphy's Montney natural gas fields in the Tupper and Tupper West areas of northeastern British Columbia. The transaction includes the sale of existing ... 
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01/27/16MURPHY OIL CORPORATION ANNOUNCES PRELIMINARY FOURTH QUARTER AND FULL YEAR 2015 FINANCIAL AND OPERATING RESULTS
EL DORADO, Arkansas, January 27, 2016 - Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE: MUR) today announced its preliminary financial and operating results for the fourth quarter and full-year ended December 31, 2015, including a net loss of $587.1 million, or $3.41 per diluted share during the quarter. The net loss during the fourth quarter includes a non-cash impairment of oil and natural gas properties of $192.2 million, or $123.5 million net of tax, deepwater rig contract exit costs of $282.0 million, or $18... 
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01/14/16MURPHY OIL SCHEDULES EARNINGS CONFERENCE CALL
EL DORADO, Arkansas, January 14, 2016 - Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) has scheduled its earnings conference call at 1:00 p.m. Eastern Standard Time (EST), on Thursday, January 28, 2016, to review fourth quarter 2015 earnings, which will be announced after market close on Wednesday, January 27, 2016. Interested parties may participate by dialing 1-888-631-5929 and referencing reservation number 753454.  The live audio webcast and presentation materials can be accessed through the Investor Rel... 
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12/03/15MURPHY OIL CORPORATION UPDATES GULF OF MEXICO DRILLING RESULTS
EL DORADO, Arkansas, December 3, 2015 - Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) today announced the non-operated Solomon exploration well in Walker Ridge Block 225 in the Gulf of Mexico reached the targeted lower tertiary Wilcox at a total depth of approximately 34,600 feet. The well is being plugged and abandoned with no further activity planned. Murphy holds a 20 percent interest in the well which is operated by Marathon. In addition, Murphy announced the operated Thunder Bird sidetrack well in Miss... 
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12/02/15MURPHY OIL CORPORATION TO PRESENT AT UPCOMING ENERGY CONFERENCE
EL DORADO, Arkansas, December 2, 2015 - Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) announced today that Roger Jenkins, President and CEO, will present at the Wells Fargo 2015 Energy Symposium on Wednesday, December 9, 2015, at 2:30 p.m. Eastern Time (ET).  The live audio webcast presentation will be available on the Company's website at http://ir.murphyoilcorp.com with a replay available for 30 days following the event. ABOUT MURPHY OIL CORPORATION Murphy Oil Corporation is a global independent oil and ... 
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11/11/15MURPHY OIL CORPORATION TO PRESENT AT UPCOMING ENERGY CONFERENCE
EL DORADO, Arkansas, November 11, 2015 - Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) announced today that Roger Jenkins, President and CEO, will present at the Jefferies 2015 Global Energy Conference on Thursday, November 12, 2015, at 11:00 a.m. Eastern Time (ET). The presentation slides will be available Thursday, November 12, 2015 on the Company's website at http://ir.murphyoilcorp.com. Murphy Oil Corporation is a global independent oil and natural gas exploration and production company, with prov... 
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10/28/15MURPHY ANNOUNCES PRELIMINARY THIRD QUARTER 2015 AND NINE-MONTH FINANCIAL AND OPERATING RESULTS
EL DORADO, Arkansas, October 28, 2015 - Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE: MUR) today announced its preliminary financial and operating results for the quarter and nine-month period ended September 30, 2015, including a net loss of $1,595 million, or $9.26 per diluted share during the quarter. The net loss during the third quarter includes a non-cash impairment of oil and natural gas properties of $2,301 million, or $1,537 million net of taxes. Details are provided in the third quarter financial resu... 
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10/07/15MURPHY OIL ANNOUNCES DIVIDEND
EL DORADO, Arkansas, October 7, 2015 - The Board of Directors of Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE: MUR) today declared a quarterly cash dividend on the Common Stock of Murphy Oil Corporation of $0.35 per share, or $1.40 per share on an annualized basis.  The dividend is payable December 1, 2015 to holders of record November 16, 2015. Murphy Oil Corporation is a global independent oil and natural gas exploration and production company, with proved reserves of 757 million barrels of oil equivalent at ... 
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10/02/15MURPHY OIL SCHEDULES EARNINGS CONFERENCE CALL
EL DORADO, Arkansas, October 2, 2015 - Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) has scheduled its earnings conference call at 12:00 p.m. Central Daylight Time (CDT), on Thursday, October 29, 2015, to review third quarter 2015 earnings, which will be announced after market close on Wednesday, October 28, 2015. Interested parties may participate by dialing 1-888-208-1617 and referencing reservation number 107766.  The live audio webcast and presentation materials can be accessed through the Investor Rela... 
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08/27/15MURPHY OIL CORPORATION TO PRESENT AT UPCOMING ENERGY CONFERENCE
EL DORADO, Arkansas, August 27, 2015 - Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) announced today that Roger Jenkins, President and CEO, will present at the Barclay's CEO Energy-Power Conference on Thursday, September 10, 2015, at 8:25 a.m. Eastern Daylight Time (EDT).  The live audio webcast presentation and supporting materials will be available on the 'News and Events' page of the Company's website at http://ir.murphyoilcorp.com with a replay available for 30 days following the event.  Murphy Oil Cor... 
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08/05/15MURPHY OIL ANNOUNCES DIVIDEND
EL DORADO, Arkansas, August 5, 2015 - The Board of Directors of Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE: MUR) today declared a quarterly cash dividend on the Common Stock of Murphy Oil Corporation of $0.35 per share, or $1.40 per share on an annualized basis.  The dividend is payable September 1, 2015 to holders of record August 17, 2015. HUG#1943824... 
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07/29/15MURPHY OIL ANNOUNCES PRELIMINARY SECOND QUARTER 2015 EARNINGS AND WELL RESULTS
EL DORADO, Arkansas, July 29, 2015 - Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE: MUR) announced today a net loss of $73.8 million ($0.42 per diluted share) in the 2015 second quarter, down from net income of $129.4 million ($0.72 per diluted share) in the second quarter a year ago.  The net loss from continuing operations in the 2015 second quarter was $89.0 million ($0.51 per diluted share) compared to a profit of $142.7 million ($0.79 per diluted share) earned in the second quarter a year ago. Adjusted earn... 
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07/28/15Murphy Oil Corporation Announces New Officer and Executive Management Change
EL DORADO, Arkansas, July 28, 2015 - Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE: MUR) announced today that Kelly L. Whitley has been named Vice President, Investor Relations & Communications assuming the role previously held by Barry Jeffery who has taken a new role as Vice President, Insurance, Security and Risk.  Whitley will oversee the Investor Relations and Corporate Communications function.  Whitley joins Murphy with 20 years of Investor Relations and Communications experience with exploration and ... 
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06/30/15MURPHY OIL SCHEDULES EARNINGS CONFERENCE CALL
EL DORADO, Arkansas, June 30, 2015 - Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) has scheduled its earnings conference call at 12:00 p.m. Central Daylight Time (CDT), on Thursday, July 30, 2015, to review second quarter 2015 earnings, which will be announced Wednesday afternoon, July 29, 2015. Interested parties may participate by dialing 1-888-296-4174 and referencing reservation number 5679022.  The live audio webcast and presentation materials can be accessed through the Investor Relations section of M... 
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05/20/15MURPHY OIL CORPORATION TO PRESENT AT UPCOMING ENERGY CONFERENCE
EL DORADO, Arkansas, May 20, 2015 - Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) announced today that Roger Jenkins, President and CEO, will present at Bernstein's 31st Annual Strategic Decisions Conference on Friday, May 29, 2015 at 8:00 a.m. EDT.  The live audio webcast presentation will be available on the Company's website at http://ir.murphyoilcorp.com with a replay available for 30 days after the event. Murphy Oil Corporation is an independent exploration and production company with a strong, oil-wei... 
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05/20/15MURPHY OIL CORPORATION ANNOUNCES $250 MILLION ACCELERATED SHARE REPURCHASE TRANSACTION
EL DORADO, Arkansas, May 20, 2015 - Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) ("the Company") announced today that it has entered into a variable term, capped accelerated share repurchase transaction (the "ASR") with Wells Fargo Bank, National Association, to repurchase an aggregate of $250 million of the Company's common stock.  The ASR is part of the board authorized program announced on August 6, 2014, to repurchase up to $500 million of the Company's stock.  The total aggregate n... 
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05/13/15MURPHY OIL ANNOUNCES ANNUAL MEETING VOTING RESULTS
EL DORADO, Arkansas, May 13, 2015 - Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) announced today the results of voting from its Annual Meeting of Stockholders ("Annual Meeting") held May 13, 2015 at 10:00 a.m. in El Dorado, AR.  Four proposals were brought forward and voted on at the Annual Meeting: Election of Directors - all nominees for director have been elected with a vote greater than 95%. Advisory Vote to Approve Executive Compensation - the stockholders have approved, on an advisory b... 
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04/29/15MURPHY OIL ANNOUNCES PRELIMINARY FIRST QUARTER 2015 EARNINGS
EL DORADO, Arkansas, April 29, 2015 - Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE: MUR) announced today a net loss of $14.4 million ($0.08 per diluted share) in the 2015 first quarter, down from net income of $155.3 million ($0.85 per diluted share) in the first quarter a year ago.  Income from continuing operations in the 2015 first quarter was $3.5 million ($0.02 per diluted share) compared to $169.3 million ($0.93 per diluted share) earned in the first quarter a year ago.  Results in the 2015 quarter includ... 
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04/28/15MURPHY OIL CORPORATION MEDIA STATEMENT
EL DORADO, Arkansas, April 28, 2015 - Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) announced today that CEO Roger Jenkins underwent an unscheduled medical procedure Tuesday morning in El Dorado.  The procedure went well and Mr. Jenkins is expected back in the office next week. The Company's earnings conference call will go forward as scheduled at Noon Central time on Thursday, April 30.  In Mr. Jenkins' absence, the call will be led by John Eckart, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer assi... 
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04/02/15MURPHY OIL SCHEDULES EARNINGS CONFERENCE CALL
EL DORADO, Arkansas, April 2, 2015 - Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) has scheduled its earnings conference call at 12:00 p.m. Central Daylight Time (CDT), on Thursday, April 30, 2015 to review first quarter 2015 earnings, which will be announced Wednesday afternoon April 29, 2015.  Interested parties may participate by dialing 1-800-481-9591 and referencing reservation number 3382523.  The live audio webcast and presentation materials can be accessed through the Investor Relations section of M... 
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04/01/15MURPHY OIL ANNOUNCES DIVIDEND
EL DORADO, Arkansas, April 1, 2015 - The Board of Directors of Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE: MUR) today declared a quarterly cash dividend on the Common Stock of Murphy Oil Corporation of $0.35 per share, or $1.40 per share on an annualized basis.  The dividend is payable June 1, 2015 to holders of record May 15, 2015.   HUG#1908319... 
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03/23/15 MURPHY OIL CORPORATION ANNOUNCES FIRST QUARTER WELL RESULTS
EL DORADO, Arkansas, March 23, 2015 - Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) announced today the results from its recent exploration drilling program. In the Gulf of Mexico, the Urca well in Mississippi Canyon Block 697 failed to encounter hydrocarbons and has been plugged and abandoned.  We will take a U.S. dry hole expense of approximately $47 million in the first quarter of 2015 for Urca.  Additionally, we have finished two of the three wells in our Perth Basin drilling program offshore Western Au... 
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03/20/15MURPHY OIL CORPORATION TO PRESENT AT UPCOMING ENERGY CONFERENCE
EL DORADO, Arkansas, March 20, 2015 - Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) announced today that Roger Jenkins, President and CEO, will present at the Scotia Howard Weil Energy Conference on Tuesday, March 24, 2015 at 8:00 a.m. CDT.  The presentation will not be webcast, however a copy of the presentation slides will be available Tuesday, March 24, 2015 on the Company's website at http://ir.murphyoilcorp.com.  Murphy Oil Corporation is an independent exploration and production company with a stron... 
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02/12/15MURPHY OIL CORPORATION TO PRESENT AT UPCOMING ENERGY CONFERENCE
Due to inclement weather, Murphy Oil Corporation will not be presenting at the Credit Suisse 20th Annual Energy Summit.  EL DORADO, Arkansas, February 12, 2015 - Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) announced today that Roger Jenkins, President and CEO, will present at the Credit Suisse 20th Annual Energy Summit on Wednesday February 25, 2015 at 11:00 a.m. MST.   The live audio webcast presentation will be available on the Company's website at http://ir.murphyoilcorp.com with a repla... 
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02/10/15MURPHY OIL CORPORATION ANNOUNCES ELECTION OF NEW DIRECTOR
EL DORADO, Arkansas, February 10, 2015 - Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) announced today that Laura A. Sugg has been elected to the Company's Board of Directors ("Board") effective February 9, 2015. Ms. Sugg has over 30 years' experience in the oil and gas industry.  She currently serves as a director on the boards of Williams Companies Inc. and Denbury Resources Inc.  Ms. Sugg retired in 2009 from her role as a senior executive with ConocoPhillips after 23 years of service.  She joi... 
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02/05/15MURPHY OIL CORPORATION ANNOUNCES PROMOTIONS IN EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT
EL DORADO, AR, February 5, 2015 - Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE: MUR) announces the following organizational changes, effective March 1, 2015. Keith Caldwell will be promoted to Senior Vice President & Controller.  Caldwell joined the Company in 2001 as Assistant Controller - Financial Reporting for Murphy Oil Corporation in El Dorado.  In 2007, he was promoted to General Manager, Finance and transferred to Murphy Exploration & Production Company in Houston.  There, he was promoted to Vic... 
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02/04/15 MURPHY OIL ANNOUNCES DIVIDEND
EL DORADO, Arkansas, February 4, 2015 - The Board of Directors of Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE: MUR) today declared a quarterly cash dividend on the Common Stock of Murphy Oil Corporation of $0.35 per share, or $1.40 per share on an annualized basis.  The dividend is payable March 2, 2015 to holders of record February 17, 2015. For further information contact Barry Jeffery, Vice President, Investor Relations at 870-864-6501. HUG#1891791... 
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01/29/15MURPHY OIL CORPORATION CLOSES SECOND PHASE OF PARTIAL DIVESTITURE OF MALAYSIAN ASSETS
EL DORADO, Arkansas, January 29, 2015 - Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) announced today that its wholly owned subsidiaries, Murphy Sabah Oil Co., Ltd. and Murphy Sarawak Oil Co., Ltd. (collectively "Murphy"), have closed on the second phase of the sale of 30% of Murphy's Malaysian oil and gas assets to PT Pertamina Malaysia Eksplorasi Produksi ("Pertamina").  The second phase covers the remaining one-third of the transaction or 10% of Murphy's Malaysian oil and gas assets. ... 
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01/28/15MURPHY OIL ANNOUNCES PRELIMINARY FOURTH QUARTER AND FULL YEAR 2014 EARNINGS
EL DORADO, Arkansas, January 28, 2015 - Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE: MUR) announced today that net income was $375.2 million ($2.10 per diluted share) in the 2014 fourth quarter, up from $75.4 million ($0.40 per diluted share) in the fourth quarter 2013.  Income from continuing operations in the 2014 fourth quarter was $442.0 million ($2.48 per diluted share) compared to $180.5 million ($0.96 per diluted share) earned in the fourth quarter a year ago.  Net income for the full year of 2014 was $... 
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01/05/15MURPHY OIL SCHEDULES EARNINGS CONFERENCE CALL
EL DORADO, Arkansas, January 5, 2015 - Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) has scheduled its earnings conference call at 12:00 p.m. Central Standard Time (CST) on Thursday, January 29, 2015 to review fourth quarter 2014 earnings, which will be announced Wednesday afternoon January 28, 2015.  Interested parties may participate by dialing 1-888-812-8569 and referencing reservation number 7572173.  The live audio webcast and presentation materials can be accessed through the Investor Relations secti... 
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12/18/14MURPHY OIL CORPORATION CLOSES FIRST PHASE OF PARTIAL DIVESTITURE OF MALAYSIAN ASSETS
 EL DORADO, Arkansas, December 18, 2014 - Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) announced today that its wholly owned subsidiaries, Murphy Sabah Oil Co., Ltd. and Murphy Sarawak Oil Co., Ltd. (collectively "Murphy"), have closed on the first phase of the sale of 30% of Murphy's Malaysian oil and gas assets to PT Pertamina Malaysia Eksplorasi Produksi ("Pertamina") that was originally announced on September 30, 2014.  The first phase covers two-thirds of the transaction or 20% of Murphy's M... 
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12/02/14MURPHY OIL CORPORATION TO PRESENT AT UPCOMING ENERGY CONFERENCE
EL DORADO, Arkansas, December 2, 2014 - Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) announced today that Roger Jenkins, President and CEO, will present at the Wells Fargo 2014 Energy Symposium on Wednesday, December 10, 2014 at 1:00 p.m. EST.  The live audio webcast presentation will be available on the Company's website at http://ir.murphyoilcorp.com with a replay available for 30 days after the event. Murphy Oil Corporation is an independent exploration and production company with a strong portfolio ... 
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11/04/14MURPHY OIL CORPORATION ANNOUNCES FAILED SALES PROCESS FOR MILFORD HAVEN REFINERY
For Release:  Immediately  EL DORADO, Arkansas, November 4, 2014 - Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) announced today that its wholly owned subsidiary, Murco Petroleum Limited, was unable to complete the sale of the Milford Haven refinery and terminal assets to Klesch Refining Limited by the October 31, 2014 deadline. The refinery is currently in a period of shut-down, and will be decommissioned and operated solely as a petroleum storage and distribution terminal.  The Company will seek a buyer ... 
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10/29/14MURPHY OIL ANNOUNCES PRELIMINARY THIRD QUARTER 2014 EARNINGS
EL DORADO, Arkansas, October 29, 2014 - Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE: MUR) announced today that net income was $245.7 million ($1.37 per diluted share) in the 2014 third quarter, down from $284.8 million ($1.51 per diluted share) in the third quarter 2013.  Income from continuing operations in the 2014 third quarter was $271.0 million ($1.51 per diluted share) compared to $265.0 million ($1.41 per diluted share) earned in the third quarter a year ago. Adjusted earnings, which exclude both the re... 
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10/23/14MURPHY OIL CORPORATION TO PRESENT AT UPCOMING ENERGY CONFERENCE
EL DORADO, Arkansas, October 23, 2014 - Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) announced today that Roger Jenkins, President and CEO, will present at the Bank of America Merrill Lynch 2014 Global Energy Conference on Friday November 14, 2014 at 8:45 a.m. EST.  The live audio webcast presentation will be available on the Company's website at http://ir.murphyoilcorp.comwith a replay available for 30 days after the event. Murphy Oil Corporation is an independent exploration and production company wi... 
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10/02/14MURPHY OIL SCHEDULES EARNINGS CONFERENCE CALL
EL DORADO, Arkansas, October 2, 2014 - Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) has scheduled its earnings conference call at 12:00 p.m. Central Daylight Time (CDT), on Thursday, October 30, 2014 to review third quarter 2014 earnings, which will be announced Wednesday afternoon October 29, 2014.  Interested parties may participate by dialing 1-877-723-9518 and referencing reservation number 6263299.  The live audio webcast and presentation materials can be accessed through the Investor Relat... 
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10/01/14MURPHY OIL CORPORATION ANNOUNCES REGULAR DIVIDEND, OPERATIONS UPDATE AND EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT SUCCESSION
EL DORADO, Arkansas, October 1, 2014 - Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) ("the Company" or "Murphy") announced today that the Board of Directors declared a quarterly cash dividend on the Common Stock of Murphy Oil Corporation of $0.35 per share, or $1.40 per share on an annualized basis.  The dividend is payable December 1, 2014 to holders of record November 14, 2014.              In an operational update, the Company confirmed the successful closing on the sale of the U.K. r... 
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09/30/14MURPHY OIL CORPORATION ANNOUNCES SELL DOWN OF MALAYSIAN ASSETS
EL DORADO, Arkansas, September 30, 2014 - Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) announced today that its wholly owned subsidiaries, Murphy Sabah Oil Co., Ltd. and Murphy Sarawak Oil Co., Ltd. (collectively "Murphy"), have entered into an agreement with PT Pertamina Malaysia Eksplorasi Produksi ("Pertamina") to sell 30% of Murphy's Malaysian oil and gas assets for an aggregate sales price of $2.0 billion in an all cash transaction, subject to customary closing costs and adjustment... 
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08/21/14MURPHY OIL CORPORATION TO PRESENT AT UPCOMING ENERGY CONFERENCE
EL DORADO, Arkansas, August 21, 2014 - Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) announced today that Roger Jenkins, President and CEO, will present at the Barclays CEO Energy-Power Conference on Wednesday September 3, 2014 at 11:05 a.m. Eastern Daylight Time (EDT).  The live audio webcast presentation will be available on the Company's website at http://ir.murphyoilcorp.com with a replay available for 30 days after the event. Murphy Oil Corporation is an independent exploration and production company w... 
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08/11/14UK RETAIL BUSINESS UPDATE
EL DORADO, Arkansas, August 11, 2014 - Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Murco Petroleum Limited ("Murco"), has signed an agreement to sell its retail gasoline assets to Motor Fuel Group.  This transaction is scheduled to close no later than September 30, 2014. Media Enquiries Bell Pottinger          0207 861 3800 Mark Antelme        mantelme@bell-pottinger.com Charles Stewart      cstewart@bell-pottinger.com Disclaimer This press release... 
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08/06/14MURPHY OIL CORPORATION ANNOUNCES SHARE REPURCHASE PROGRAM, DIVIDEND INCREASE AND ELECTION OF NEW DIRECTOR
EL DORADO, Arkansas, August 6, 2014 - Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) ("the Company") announced that its Board of Directors has approved a share buyback program of up to $500 million of the Company's shares of common stock over the next year.  Murphy may utilize a number of different methods to effect the repurchases, including but not limited to, open market purchases, accelerated share repurchases and negotiated block purchases, and some of the repurchases may be effected through R... 
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07/31/14MURPHY OIL ANNOUNCES MILFORD HAVEN REFINERY SALES AGREEMENT
EL DORADO, Arkansas, July 31, 2014 - Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Murco Petroleum Limited ("Murco"), has signed an agreement to sell its Milford Haven refinery and terminal assets to Klesch Refinery, Ltd.  Pending regulatory approval and subject to other material conditions, this transaction is scheduled to close no later than October 31, 2014. A separate transaction for the sale of Murco's U.K. retail business is at an advanced stage,... 
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07/30/14MURPHY OIL ANNOUNCES PRELIMINARY SECOND QUARTER 2014 EARNINGS
EL DORADO, Arkansas, July 30, 2014 - Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE: MUR) announced today that net income was $129.4 million ($0.72 per diluted share) in the 2014 second quarter, down from $402.6 million ($2.12 per diluted share) in the second quarter 2013.  Income from continuing operations in the 2014 second quarter was $142.7 million ($0.79 per diluted share) compared to $259.9 million ($1.37 per diluted share) earned in the second quarter a year ago. Adjusted earnings, which exclude both the ... 
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06/26/14MURPHY OIL SCHEDULES EARNINGS CONFERENCE CALL
EL DORADO, Arkansas, June 26, 2014 - Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) has scheduled its earnings conference call at 12:00 p.m. Central Daylight Time (CDT), on Thursday, July 31, 2014 to review second quarter 2014 earnings, which will be announced Wednesday afternoon July 30, 2014.  Interested parties may participate by dialing 1-877-329-7568 and referencing reservation number 9711325.  The live audio webcast and presentation materials can be accessed through the Investor Relations section of M... 
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05/20/14MURPHY OIL CORPORATION ANNOUNCES $125 MILLION ACCELERATED SHARE REPURCHASE TRANSACTION
EL DORADO, Arkansas, May 20, 2014 - Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) ("the Company") announced today that it has entered into a variable term, capped accelerated share repurchase transaction (the "ASR") with Wells Fargo Bank, National Association to repurchase an aggregate of $125 million of the Company's common stock.  The ASR is pursuant to the board authorized program to repurchase up to $125 million of the Company's stock announced on May 14, 2014.  The total aggregate n... 
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05/15/14MURPHY OIL CORPORATION TO PRESENT AT UPCOMING ENERGY CONFERENCES
EL DORADO, Arkansas, May 15, 2014 - Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) announced today that Roger Jenkins, President and CEO, will participate in the UBS Global Oil and Gas Conference on Wednesday May 21, 2014 at 11:20 a.m. Central Daylight Time (CDT) and the Sanford C. Bernstein 13th Annual Strategic Decisions Conference on Thursday, May 29, 2014 at 2:00 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time (EDT).   The live audio webcast presentations will be available on the Company's website at http://ir.murphyoilcorp.... 
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05/14/14MURPHY OIL CORPORATION ANNOUNCES ADDITIONAL $125 MILLION SHARE REPURCHASE PROGRAM
EL DORADO, Arkansas, May 14, 2014 - The Board of Directors of Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) ("the Company") today authorized a share repurchase program of up to $125 million of the Company's shares of common stock.  This program is in addition to the previous board authorized program to repurchase up to $1 billion of the Company's shares of common stock, which was recently completed. Murphy may utilize a number of different methods to effect the repurchases, including but not limit... 
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04/30/14MURPHY OIL ANNOUNCES PRELIMINARY FIRST QUARTER 2014 EARNINGS
EL DORADO, Arkansas, April 30, 2014 - Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE: MUR) announced today income from continuing operations of $169.3 million ($0.93 per diluted share).  This was a decrease from the $182.7 million ($0.95 per diluted share) earned in the first quarter a year ago. Adjusted earnings, which excludes both the results of discontinued operations and certain other items that affect comparability of results between periods, in the first quarter of 2014 were $174.8 million ($0.96 per dilu... 
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04/07/14MURPHY OIL SCHEDULES EARNINGS CONFERENCE CALL
EL DORADO, Arkansas, April 7, 2014 - Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) has scheduled its earnings conference call at 12:00 p.m. Central Daylight Time (CDT), on Thursday, May 1, 2014 to review first quarter 2014 earnings, which will be announced Wednesday afternoon April 30, 2014.  Interested parties may participate by dialing 1-800-750-4984 and referencing reservation number 5617007.  The live audio webcast and presentation materials can be accessed through the Investor Relations section of Mur... 
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04/02/14Murphy Oil Announces Dividend
EL DORADO, Arkansas, April 2, 2014 - The Board of Directors of Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE: MUR) today declared a quarterly cash dividend on the Common Stock of Murphy Oil Corporation of $0.3125 per share, or $1.25 per share on an annualized basis.  The dividend is payable June 2, 2014 to holders of record May 16, 2014. ContactBarry Jeffery870-864-6501 ####   HUG#1773808... 
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03/24/14MURPHY OIL CORPORATION TO PRESENT AT UPCOMING ENERGY CONFERENCE
EL DORADO, Arkansas, March 24, 2014 - Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) announced today that Roger Jenkins, President and CEO, will present at the Howard Weil 42nd Annual Energy Conference on Tuesday, March 25, 2014 at 8:00 a.m. CDT.  The presentation will not be webcast, however a copy of the presentation slides are now available on the Company's website at http://ir.murphyoilcorp.com .   Murphy Oil Corporation is an independent exploration and production company with a strong portfolio of g... 
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03/03/14MURPHY OIL CORPORATION ANNOUNCES FIRST OIL AT SIAKAP NORTH-PETAI AND UPDATES PROGRESS AT DALMATIAN
EL DORADO, Arkansas, March 3, 2014 - Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) announced today that first oil production from the Siakap North-Petai (SNP) development offshore Malaysia commenced on February 27, 2014.  The SNP field, operated by Murphy with a 32 percent working interest, is located offshore Malaysia in a water depth of approximately 4,400 feet.  The overall field development plan consists of eight producing wells and five water injection wells developed as a subsea tie-back to the Kikeh... 
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02/07/14Murphy Oil Corporation Announces Executive Promotions
EL DORADO, Arkansas, February 7, 2014 - Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) recently announced the following executive promotions, effective immediately. Walter K. Compton has been promoted to Executive Vice President and General Counsel. Compton joined the Law Department of Murphy in 1988 and was promoted to Manager, Law and Corporate Secretary in 1996.  He was named Vice President, Law in 2009.  In 2011 he was promoted to Senior Vice President and took on the role of General Counsel.  Compton r... 
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02/06/14MURPHY OIL CORPORATION TO PRESENT AT UPCOMING ENERGY CONFERENCE
EL DORADO, Arkansas, February 6, 2014 - Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) announced today that Roger Jenkins, President and CEO, will present at the Credit Suisse 19th Annual Energy Summit on Thursday February 13, 2014 at 8:40 a.m. MST.    The presentation will be webcast live on the Company's website at http://ir.murphyoilcorp.com with a replay available for 30 days after the event.  Murphy Oil Corporation is an independent exploration and production company with a strong portfolio of global o... 
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02/05/14MURPHY OIL CORPORATION ANNOUNCES $250 MILLION ACCELERATED SHARE REPURCHASE TRANSACTION AND REGULAR DIVIDEND
EL DORADO, Arkansas, February 5, 2014 - Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) ("the Company") announced today that it has entered into a variable term, capped accelerated share repurchase transaction (the "ASR") with JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A. to repurchase an aggregate of $250 million of the Company's Common stock.  The ASR is part of the board authorized program to repurchase up to $1 billion of the Company's stock announced on October 16, 2012 and continuing through to April 15... 
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01/29/14MURPHY OIL ANNOUNCES PRELIMINARY QUARTERLY AND ANNUAL FINANCIAL RESULTS
EL DORADO, Arkansas, January 29, 2014 - Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE: MUR) announced today highlights for the fourth quarter and year of 2013 as follow: Continued Company transition to pure play E&P enterprise by spin-off of Murphy USA Inc. in 3rd quarter and continued progress toward sale of the U.K. downstream business. Organic proved reserves replacement in excess of 240% in 2013, and more than 100% replacement for the eighth consecutive year. Second highest annual Net Income ... 
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01/07/14Murphy Oil Corporation Updates Production Guidance
EL DORADO, Arkansas, January 7, 2014 - Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) announced today updated production guidance information related to field development activities offshore Malaysia.              Production guidance in the fourth quarter of 2013 has been increased from 199 thousand barrels of oil equivalent per day (mboepd) to approximately 205 mboepd. This fourth quarter production increase is a result of a further shift of the shut-in work on the Kikeh FPSO for the tie of the new Siakap N... 
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01/06/14MURPHY OIL SCHEDULES EARNINGS CONFERENCE CALL
EL DORADO, Arkansas, January 6, 2014 - Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) has scheduled its conference call at 12:00 p.m. Central Standard Time (CST) on Thursday, January 30, 2014 to review fourth quarter 2013 earnings, which will be announced Wednesday afternoon, January 29, 2014.  Marketwired is handling arrangements for the call.  Interested parties may participate by dialing 1-866-454-4203 and referencing reservation number 2007786.  The call will also be broadcast live over the internet and ... 
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11/14/13MURPHY OIL CORPORATION TO PRESENT AT UPCOMING ENERGY CONFERENCE
EL DORADO, Arkansas, November 14, 2013 - Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) announced today that Roger Jenkins, President and CEO, will present at the Bank of America Merrill Lynch 2013 Global Energy Conference on Thursday, November 21, 2013 at 2:50 p.m. EST.   The presentation will be webcast live on the Company's website at http://ir.murphyoilcorp.comwith a replay available for 90 days after the event. Murphy Oil Corporation is an independent exploration and production company with a strong ... 
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11/11/13MURPHY OIL CORPORATION ANNOUNCES $250 MILLION ACCELERATED SHARE REPURCHASE TRANSACTION
EL DORADO, Arkansas, November 11, 2013 - Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) ("the Company") announced today that it has entered into a variable term, capped accelerated share repurchase transaction (the "ASR") with Wells Fargo Bank, National Association to repurchase an aggregate of $250 million of the Company's common stock.  The ASR is part of the board authorized program to repurchase up to $1 billion of the Company's stock announced on October 16, 2012 and recently extende... 
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11/06/13MURPHY OIL CORPORATION TO PRESENT AT UPCOMING ENERGY CONFERENCE
EL DORADO, Arkansas, November 6, 2013 - Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) announced today that Roger Jenkins, President and CEO, will present at the Jefferies 2013 Global Energy Conference on Wednesday November 13, 2013 at 2:30 p.m. CST. The presentation will be webcast live on the Company's website at http://ir.murphyoilcorp.com with a replay available for 30 days after the event. Murphy Oil Corporation is an independent exploration and production company with a strong portfolio of globa... 
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10/30/13MURPHY OIL ANNOUNCES PRELIMINARY QUARTERLY EARNINGS AND EXPLORATORY DRILLING RESULTS
EL DORADO, Arkansas, October 30, 2013 - Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE: MUR) announced today that net income, which includes the results of discontinued operations, was $284.8 million ($1.51 per diluted share) in the third quarter 2013 compared to $226.7 million ($1.16 per diluted share) in the 2012 third quarter.  Income from continuing operations in the third quarter of 2013 was $252.1 million ($1.34 per diluted share) compared to $211.7 million ($1.08 per diluted s... 
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10/03/13Murphy Oil Schedules Earnings Conference Call
EL DORADO, Arkansas, October 3, 2013 - Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) has scheduled its conference call at 12:00 p.m. Central Daylight Time (CDT) on Thursday, October 31, 2013 to review third quarter 2013 earnings, which will be announced Wednesday afternoon October 30, 2013.  Marketwired is handling arrangements for the call.  Interested parties may participate by dialing 1-888-661-5167 and referencing reservation number 7069828.  The call will also be broadcast live over the ... 
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10/02/13MURPHY OIL ANNOUNCES DIVIDEND AND EXTENSION OF SHARE REPURCHASE PROGRAM
EL DORADO, Arkansas, October 2, 2013 - The Board of Directors of Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE: MUR) today declared a quarterly cash dividend on the Common Stock of Murphy Oil Corporation of $0.3125 per share, or $1.25 per share on an annualized basis.  The dividend is payable December 2, 2013 to holders of record November 15, 2013. In October 2012, Murphy Oil's Board of Directors authorized a share repurchase program of up to $1 billion of the Company's Common stock.  To date, Murphy has repurc... 
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09/10/13MURPHY OIL CORPORATION ADJUSTS PRODUCTION GUIDANCE
EL DORADO, Arkansas, September 10, 2013 - Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) today announced an update to production guidance for the third quarter 2013.  Third quarter worldwide production volumes are expected to be 198,000 barrels of oil equivalent per day with a similar level of sales volumes during this period.  This is up from our previous guidance of 190,000 barrels of oil equivalent per day for both production and sales in the third quarter.  Production for the full year remains unchanged ... 
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09/05/13MURPHY OIL CORPORATION TO PRESENT AT UPCOMING ENERGY CONFERENCE
MURPHY OIL CORPORATION TO PRESENT AT UPCOMING ENERGY CONFERENCE EL DORADO, Arkansas, September 5, 2013 - Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) announced today that Roger Jenkins, President and CEO, will present at the Barclays Capital CEO Energy-Power Conference on Wednesday, September 11, 2013 at 2:25 p.m. EDT. The presentation will be webcast live on the Company's website at http://ir.murphyoilcorp.com with a replay available for 30 days after the event. Murphy Oil Corporation is an i... 
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09/04/13MURPHY OIL CORPORATION ANNOUNCES ALLOCATION OF TAX BASIS FOR THE SPIN-OFF OF MURPHY USA INC.
EL DORADO, Arkansas, September 4, 2013 - Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) announced today the allocation of tax basis resulting from the tax-free spin-off Murphy USA Inc. Based on the relative fair market values of the respective companies on September 3, 2013, the first day of trading after distribution, 13.89 percent of a stockholder's tax basis in Murphy Oil Corporation Common Stock should be allocated to the shares of Common Stock in Murphy USA Inc. received pursuant to the distribution de... 
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08/30/13Murphy Oil Corporation Completes Spin-off of Murphy USA Inc.
EL DORADO, Ark.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 30, 2013-- Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) (“Murphy Oil”) announced today that it has completed the spin-off of its U.S. retail marketing business into an independent public company called Murphy USA Inc. (“Murphy USA”). The spin-off was achieved through the distribution to Murphy Oil’s shareholders of one share of Murphy USA common stock for every four shares of Murphy Oil stock held at the close of business on the record date of August 21, 2013. Steve... 
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08/08/13Murphy Oil Announces New Officers
EL DORADO, Ark.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 8, 2013-- Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) announced today the following promotions, effective August 7, 2013. Barry Jeffery has been promoted to Vice President, Investor Relations. Jeffery joined the Company in 1986 as a Thermal Engineer at Murphy Oil Company, Ltd. in Calgary, Canada. He held several positions with that subsidiary before being promoted to Manager, Crude Oil Trading and ... 
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08/07/13Murphy Oil Announces Executive Management Appointment and Election of New Directors
EL DORADO, Ark.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 7, 2013-- Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) (“Murphy”) announced today that the Board of Directors, consistent with the previous announcement on May 6, 2013, has named Roger Jenkins to the position of President and Chief Executive Officer, effective August 30, 2013. Jenkins will succeed Steven A. Cossé who is stepping down effective the same date. Mr. Jenkins has also been elected to the Board of Directors and the ... 
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08/07/13Murphy Oil Corporation Approves Spin-Off of Murphy USA Inc. and Announces Regular Dividend
EL DORADO, Ark.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 7, 2013-- Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) (the “Company” or “Murphy Oil”) announced today that its Board of Directors has approved both the spin-off of its U.S. retail marketing business and the regular quarterly dividend. The spin-off of the U.S. retail marketing business will be achieved through the distribution of 100% of the shares of Murphy USA Inc. (“MUSA”) to holders of Murphy Oil common stoc... 
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07/31/13Murphy Oil Announces Preliminary Second Quarter Earnings
EL DORADO, Ark.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul. 31, 2013-- Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE: MUR) announced today that net income was $402.6 million ($2.12 per diluted share) in the 2013 second quarter, up from $295.4 million ($1.52 per diluted share) in the second quarter 2012. Net income in the 2013 quarter included income from discontinued operations of $70.5 million ($0.37 per diluted share) compared to income from discontinued operations of $4.1 million ($0.02 p... 
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06/27/13Murphy Oil Schedules Earnings Conference Call
EL DORADO, Ark.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun. 27, 2013-- Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) has scheduled its conference call at 12:00 p.m. Central Daylight Time (CDT) on Thursday, August 1, 2013 to review second quarter 2013 earnings, which will be announced Wednesday afternoon July 31, 2013. Marketwire is handling arrangements for the call. Interested parties may participate by dialing 1-877-856-1968 and referencing reservation number 3576715. The call will al... 
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06/20/13Murphy Oil Corporation Announces Board of Directors for Murphy USA Inc.
EL DORADO, Ark.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun. 20, 2013-- Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR), announced today ten directors who are expected to serve on the Board for Murphy USA Inc., after completion of a spin off later this year. Murphy USA Inc., currently a subsidiary of Murphy Oil Corporation, will become a stand-alone company focused primarily on the marketing of retail fuel and convenience merchandise. R. Madison Murphy will serve as Chairman of the... 
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06/07/13Murphy Oil Reports Well Result Offshore Australia
EL DORADO, Ark.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun. 7, 2013-- Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) announced today, through its wholly owned subsidiary, Murphy Australia WA-408-P Oil Pty Ltd., the well results of the non-operated Bassett West-1 well in the Browse basin offshore Western Australia. The well encountered over 20 feet of net gas condensate pay. The partnership group will be performing further technical assessment to evaluate the potential for ... 
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05/23/13Murphy Oil Corporation Announces Second $250 Million Accelerated Share Repurchase Transaction and Completion of Previous Accelerated Share Repurchase Transaction
EL DORADO, Ark.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May. 23, 2013-- Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) (“the Company”) announced today that it has entered into a variable term, capped accelerated share repurchase transaction (the “ASR”) with Merrill Lynch International to repurchase an aggregate of $250 million of the Company’s common stock. The ASR is the second part of the board authorized program to repurchase up to $1 billion of the Company’s stock announced on October... 
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05/14/13Murphy Oil Corporation Recommends Rejection of TRC Capital’s ‘Mini-Tender’ Offer
EL DORADO, Ark.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May. 14, 2013-- Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE: MUR) (“Murphy”) has received notification of an unsolicited “mini-tender” offer by TRC Capital Corporation to purchase up to 2 million shares, or approximately 1.05 percent, of Murphy’s outstanding common stock at $61.00 per share, which was 4.78 percent below Murphy’s closing share price on May 8, 2013, the day prior to the offer. Murphy does not endorse TRC’s... 
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05/06/13Murphy Oil Corporation Announces Executive Management Succession Plan
EL DORADO, Ark.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May. 6, 2013-- Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE: MUR) (“Murphy”) announced today that its President and Chief Executive Officer, Steve Cossé, has informed the Murphy Board of Directors that he intends to step down from that position following the completion of the previously announced plan to spin off to its stockholders its U.S. downstream operations into an independent and separately traded company. The spin-off will be ef... 
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05/01/13Murphy Oil Announces Preliminary First Quarter 2013 Earnings
EL DORADO, Ark.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May. 1, 2013-- Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE: MUR) announced today that net income in the first quarter of 2013 was $360.6 million ($1.88 per diluted share), compared to net income of $290.1 million ($1.49 per diluted share) in the first quarter of 2012. The first quarter of 2013 included income from discontinued operations of $152.6 million ($0.80 per diluted share) compared to income of $8.6 million ($0.05 per diluted s... 
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04/04/13Murphy Oil Schedules Earnings Conference Call and Analyst Meeting Webcast
EL DORADO, Ark.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr. 4, 2013-- Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) has scheduled its conference call at 12:00 p.m. Central Daylight Time (CDT) on Thursday, May 2, 2013 to review first quarter 2013 earnings, which will be announced Wednesday afternoon, May 1, 2013. Marketwire is handling arrangements for the call. Interested parties may participate by dialing 1-877-741-4253 and referencing reservation number 2999412. The call will also be broadcast live over the internet and can b... 
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04/03/13Murphy Oil Announces Dividend
EL DORADO, Ark.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr. 3, 2013-- The Board of Directors of Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE: MUR) today declared a quarterly dividend on the Common Stock of Murphy Oil Corporation of $0.3125 per share, or $1.25 per share on an annualized basis. The dividend is payable June 3, 2013 to holders of record May 17, 2013. Source: Murphy Oil Corporation Murphy Oil Corporation Barry Jeffery, 870-864-6501... 
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02/06/13CORRECTING and REPLACING Murphy Oil Announces Dividend
EL DORADO, Ark.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 6, 2013-- First graph, second sentence of release should read: The dividend is payable March 1, 2013 to holders of record February 19, 2013 (sted The dividend is payable March 1, 2013 to holders of record February 18, 2013). The corrected release reads: MURPHY OIL ANNOUNCES DIVIDEND The Board of Directors of Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE: MUR) today declared a quarterly dividend ... 
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02/06/13Murphy Oil Announces Dividend
EL DORADO, Ark.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 6, 2013-- The Board of Directors of Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE: MUR) today declared a quarterly dividend on the Common Stock of Murphy Oil Corporation of $0.3125 per share, or $1.25 per share on an annualized basis. The dividend is payable March 1, 2013 to holders of record February 18, 2013. Source: Murphy Oil Corporation Murphy Oil Corporation Barry Jeffery, 870-864-6501... 
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01/30/13Murphy Oil Announces Preliminary Quarterly and Annual Financial Results
EL DORADO, Ark.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 30, 2013-- Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE: MUR) announced today that its net income in the fourth quarter of 2012 was $158.7 million ($0.82 per diluted share) compared to a net loss of $113.9 million ($0.59 per diluted share) in the fourth quarter of 2011. Net income in the fourth quarter of 2012 was improved over the same 2011 quarter principally due to lower impairment expenses and income tax benefits associated wit... 
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01/08/13Murphy Oil Announces Executive Appointment
EL DORADO, Ark.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 8, 2013-- Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) announced today the appointment of R. Andrew Clyde as President and Chief Executive Officer of Murphy Oil USA, Inc., the U.S. retail marketing subsidiary of Murphy Oil Corporation. Murphy Oil USA, Inc. currently has over 1,150 U.S. retail locations and recently announced an agreement with Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. to provide access to over 200 new locations in the Midwest and ... 
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12/26/12Murphy Oil Announces 200 New Retail Fuel Stations
EL DORADO, Ark.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec. 26, 2012-- Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) announces that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Murphy Oil USA, Inc., has entered into an agreement with Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. to provide access to over 200 new locations within its core market area covering the Midwest and Southeast United States. Under the terms of the agreement, Murphy USA will have the opportunity to build over 200 new fuel stations at existin... 
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12/20/12Murphy Oil Schedules Earnings Conference Call
EL DORADO, Ark.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec. 20, 2012-- Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) has scheduled its conference call at 12:00 p.m. Central Time on Thursday, January 31st, 2013, to review fourth quarter 2012 earnings, which will be announced Wednesday afternoon, January 30th, 2013. Marketwire is handling arrangements for the call. Interested parties may participate by dialing 1-888-503-8172 and referencing reservation number 6962469. The call will ... 
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12/10/12Murphy Oil Corporation Announces $250 Million Accelerated Share Repurchase Transaction
EL DORADO, Ark.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec. 10, 2012-- Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) (“the Company”) announced today that it has entered into a variable term, capped accelerated share repurchase transaction (the “ASR”) with J.P. Morgan Securities LLC to repurchase an aggregate of $250 million of the Company’s common stock. The ASR is part of the board authorized program to repurchase up to $1 billion of the Company’s stock announced on October 16, 201... 
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11/30/12Murphy Oil Sells Notes in Three Maturities Totaling $1.5 Billion
EL DORADO, Ark.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 30, 2012-- Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) announced today that it has closed on the sale of three tranches of senior unsecured notes. The first tranche of $550 million of 2.500% coupon notes will mature on December 1, 2017; the second tranche of $600 million of 3.700% coupon notes will mature on December 1, 2022; and the third tranche of $350 million of 5.125% coupon notes will mature on December 1, 2042. Int... 
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11/21/12Murphy Oil Announces Drilling Results and New Australia Block
EL DORADO, Ark.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 21, 2012-- Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) announced today the results of its recent drilling offshore Republic of the Congo in the Mer Profonde Nord (MPN) permit and entry into a new block offshore Australia. The Opale Marine - 1 well in the MPN Block was unsuccessful and has been plugged and abandoned. The total net cost of the well is estimated at $48 million and will be expensed in the fourth quart... 
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11/13/12Murphy Oil Announces Seal Acquisition
EL DORADO, Ark.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 13, 2012-- Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) announced today that Murphy Oil Company Ltd., a wholly owned subsidiary, has entered into an agreement with Shell Canada Energy to purchase, for an undisclosed amount, additional interests in lands and take over as operator of Shell’s assets in the Seal Lake area of Alberta, Canada. The agreement covers approximately 148,531 net acres, associated plant and equipment, ... 
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10/31/12Murphy Oil Announces Preliminary Quarterly Earnings
EL DORADO, Ark.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 31, 2012-- Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE: MUR) announced today that income from continuing operations in the third quarter of 2012 was $228.9 million ($1.17 per diluted share) compared to $347.3 million ($1.79 per diluted share) in the third quarter of 2011. Net income, which includes the results of discontinued operations, was $226.7 million ($1.16 per diluted share) in the third quarter 2012 compared to $406.1 mill... 
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10/16/12Murphy Oil Corporation Announces Plan to Separate U.S. Downstream Business into Independent Company and Authorization of A $2.50 Per Share Special Dividend And $1 Billion Share Buyback Program
EL DORADO, Ark.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 16, 2012-- Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) (“Murphy”) announced that its Board of Directors has approved a plan to spin off to its stockholders its U.S. downstream subsidiary, Murphy Oil USA, Inc. (“Murphy USA”), into an independent and separately traded company, and has also authorized a special dividend of $2.50 per share for a total dividend of approximately $500 million and a share buyback program of up to... 
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10/04/12Murphy Oil Responds to Third Point Investor Letter
EL DORADO, Ark.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 4, 2012-- Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE: MUR) said today that it has an ongoing dialogue with its shareholders and that the Company is focused on maximizing long-term value for all shareholders. As part of this dialogue, it recently met with a number of investors including Third Point LLC. These and other investors have made a variety of suggestions with regard to the Company’s portfolio and the Company ... 
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10/03/12Murphy Oil Announces Dividend
EL DORADO, Ark.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 3, 2012-- The Board of Directors of Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE: MUR) today declared a quarterly dividend on the Common Stock of Murphy Oil Corporation of $0.3125 per share, or $1.25 per share on an annualized basis. The dividend is payable December 3, 2012 to holders of record November 16, 2012. Source: Murphy Oil Corporation Murphy Oil Corporation Barry Jeffery, 870-864-6501 ... 
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09/27/12Murphy Oil Schedules Earnings Conference Call
EL DORADO, Ark.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep. 27, 2012-- Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) has scheduled its conference call at 12:00 p.m. Central Time on Thursday, November 1st, to review third quarter 2012 earnings, which will be announced Wednesday afternoon, October 31st. Marketwire is handling arrangements for the call. Interested parties may participate by dialing 1-888-515-2880 and referencing reservation number 1084159. The call will also be ... 
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08/01/12Murphy Oil Announces Preliminary Second Quarter Earnings
EL DORADO, Ark.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 1, 2012-- Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE: MUR) announced today that income from continuing operations was $295.4 million ($1.52 per diluted share) in the 2012 second quarter, up from $280.0 million ($1.44 per diluted share) in the second quarter 2011. The increase in 2012 earnings from continuing operations was mostly attributable to improved downstream results compared to the prior year’s quarter. Net income in the s... 
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08/01/12Murphy Oil Announces Dividend Increase and Election of New Director
EL DORADO, Ark.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 1, 2012-- The Board of Directors of Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE: MUR) today declared a quarterly dividend on the Common Stock of Murphy Oil Corporation of $0.3125 per share, or $1.25 per share on an annualized basis. The previous annualized dividend level was $1.10 per share. The dividend is payable September 4, 2012 to holders of record August 17, 2012. In commenting on the 14% dividend increase... 
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06/28/12Murphy Oil Schedules Earnings Conference Call
EL DORADO, Ark.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun. 28, 2012-- Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) has scheduled its conference call at 12:00 p.m. Central Time on Thursday, August 2nd, to review second quarter 2012 earnings, which will be announced Wednesday afternoon, August 1st. Marketwire is handling arrangements for the call. Interested parties may participate by dialing 1-800-946-0706 and referencing reservation number 2949778. The call will also be bro... 
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06/20/12Murphy Oil Corporation Announces Executive Management Changes
EL DORADO, Ark.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun. 20, 2012-- The Board of Directors of Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE: MUR) (“Murphy”) today announced the appointment of Steve Cossé as President and Chief Executive Officer, effectively immediately. David Wood, the Company’s current President, Chief Executive Officer and member of the Board of Directors, will retire after a 17-year career at the Company and resign from his director position. Murphy’s Board of Dire... 
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05/18/12Murphy Oil Sells $500 Million of 10-Year Notes with a Coupon of 4.00%
EL DORADO, Ark.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May. 18, 2012-- Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) announced today that it closed on the sale of $500 million of 4.00% coupon notes which will mature on June 1, 2022. Interest is payable semi-annually on June 1 and December 1, commencing December 1, 2012. Proceeds of the issue are expected to be used to repay outstanding indebtedness under existing credit facilities and for general corporate purposes. J... 
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05/02/12Murphy Oil Announces Preliminary First Quarter 2012 Earnings
EL DORADO, Ark.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May. 2, 2012-- Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE: MUR) announced today that net income in the first quarter of 2012 was $290.1 million ($1.49 per diluted share), compared to net income of $268.9 million ($1.38 per diluted share) in the first quarter of 2011. The 2011 first quarter included income from discontinued operations of $30.5 million ($0.16 per diluted share) related to two U.S. refineries and associated marketing ass... 
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04/03/12Murphy Oil Announces Dividend
EL DORADO, Ark.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr. 3, 2012-- The Board of Directors of Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE: MUR) today declared a quarterly dividend on the Common Stock of Murphy Oil Corporation of $0.275 per share, or $1.10 per share on an annualized basis. The dividend is payable June 1, 2012 to holders of record May 16, 2012. Source: Murphy Oil Corporation Murphy Oil Corporation Barry Jeffery, 870-864-6501 ... 
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03/29/12Murphy Oil Schedules Earnings Conference Call
EL DORADO, Ark.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar. 29, 2012-- Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) has scheduled its conference call at 12:00 p.m. Central Time on Thursday, May 3rd, to review first quarter 2012 earnings, which will be announced Wednesday afternoon, May 2nd. Marketwire is handling arrangements for the call. Interested parties may participate by dialing 1-877-874-1569 and referencing reservation number 1011443. The call will also be broadcast live ov... 
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03/20/12Murphy Oil Advances Election of New Chairman
EL DORADO, Ark.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar. 20, 2012-- Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) announced today that the election of Claiborne P. Deming to Chairman of the Board of Directors has been advanced, effective immediately, following the recent death of Chairman, William C. Nolan, Jr. As previously announced on December 7, 2011, Mr. Deming was originally elected to assume the Chairmanship position effective May 1, 2012. Source: Murphy O... 
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03/13/12Murphy Oil Chairman Dies
EL DORADO, Ark.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar. 13, 2012-- With great sadness Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) announces the death of Chairman of the Board, William C. Nolan, Jr. Mr. Nolan died on March 12, 2012 at the Medical Center of South Arkansas in El Dorado following a brief illness. He was 72 years old. Nolan received his undergraduate degree from Yale University in 1961, and his law degree from Yale Law School in 1964. After graduation he ... 
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02/02/12Murphy Oil Announces Executive Promotions
EL DORADO, Ar.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 2, 2012-- Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) announced today the following promotions, effective February 1, 2012. Bill Stobaugh has been promoted to Executive Vice President, Corporate Planning & Business Development. Stobaugh joined Murphy Oil Corporation in May 1995 as Vice President, Corporate Planning in El Dorado, Arkansas. He was promoted to Senior Vice President, Corporate Planning in Ma... 
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02/01/12Murphy Oil Announces Dividend
EL DORADO, Ark.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 1, 2012-- The Board of Directors of Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE: MUR) today declared a quarterly dividend on the Common Stock of Murphy Oil Corporation of $0.275 per share, or $1.10 per share on an annualized basis. The dividend is payable March 1, 2012 to holders of record February 14, 2012. Source: Murphy Oil Corporation Murphy Oil Corporation Barry Jeffery, 870-864-6501 ... 
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01/25/12Murphy Oil Announces Preliminary Quarterly and Annual Financial Results
EL DORADO, Ark.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 25, 2012-- Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE: MUR) announced today that its results of operations in the fourth quarter of 2011 was a loss of $113.9 million ($0.59 per diluted share) compared to net income of $174.1 million ($0.90 per diluted share) in the fourth quarter of 2010. Net income in the fourth quarter of 2011 included a loss from discontinued operations of $0.6 million (nil per diluted share), while the 2010 f... 
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01/23/12Murphy Oil Reports Asset Impairment Charge
EL DORADO, Ark.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 23, 2012-- Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) announced today that its wholly owned subsidiary, Murphy West Africa, Ltd. will take a non-cash charge to earnings of approximately $370 million in the fourth quarter 2011 related to its Azurite field located offshore Republic of the Congo as the result of an asset impairment due to lower than expected production rates and ultimate oil recovery from the field. ... 
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12/21/11Murphy Oil Schedules Earnings Conference Call
EL DORADO, Ark.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec. 21, 2011-- Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE: MUR) has scheduled its conference call at 12:00 p.m. Central Time on Thursday, January 26th, to review fourth quarter 2011 earnings, which will be announced Wednesday afternoon, January 25th. Marketwire is handling arrangements for the call. Interested parties may participate by dialing 1-888-437-9364 and referencing reservation number 8951684. The call will also b... 
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12/09/11Murphy Oil Announces Executive Promotions
EL DORADO, Ark.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec. 9, 2011-- Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) announced today the following promotions, effective immediately. Kevin Fitzgerald has been promoted to Executive Vice President and will continue to serve as the Company’s Chief Financial Officer. Fitzgerald joined the Murphy enterprise in 1982 as Assistant Treasurer of the Company’s contract drilling subsidiary in New Orleans. In 1996, after transferrin... 
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12/07/11Murphy Oil Elects New Chairman
EL DORADO, Ark., Dec 07, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) announced today that Claiborne P. Deming has been elected Chairman of the Board of Directors, effective May 1, 2012. Deming succeeds William C. Nolan, Jr. who is retiring as chairman but will remain on the Board. Deming, a Director since 1993, served the Company as President and Chief Executive Officer from October 1, 1994 to December 31, 2008 and has chaired the Executi... 
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11/02/11Murphy Oil Announces Preliminary Quarterly Earnings
EL DORADO, Ark., Nov 02, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE: MUR) announced today that net income in the third quarter of 2011 was $406.1 million ($2.09 per diluted share) compared to net income of $202.8 million ($1.05 per diluted share) in the third quarter of 2010. Net income in the third quarter of 2011 included income from discontinued operations of $70.4 million ($0.36 per diluted share), while the 2010 third quarter included income ... 
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10/05/11Murphy Oil Announces Dividend
EL DORADO, Ark., Oct 05, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) --The Board of Directors of Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE: MUR) today declared a quarterly dividend on the Common Stock of Murphy Oil Corporation of $0.275 per share, or $1.10 per share on an annualized basis. The dividend is payable December 1, 2011 to holders of record November 10, 2011. SOURCE: Murphy Oil Corporation Murphy Oil Corporation Barry Jeffery, 870-864-6501 ... 
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10/03/11Murphy Oil Schedules Earnings Conference Call
EL DORADO, Ark., Oct 03, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) has scheduled its conference call at 12:00 p.m. Central Time on Thursday, November 3rd, to review third quarter 2011 earnings, which will be announced Wednesday afternoon, November 2nd. Marketwire is handling arrangements for the call. Interested parties may participate by dialing 1-888-300-2343 and referencing reservation number 8833484. The call will also be broadca... 
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10/03/11Murphy Announces Completion of Its US Refinery Sales
EL DORADO, Ark., Oct 03, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE: MUR) announced today that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Murphy Oil USA, Inc., has completed the sale of its two US refineries and related assets. The Superior Refinery was acquired by a subsidiary of Calumet Specialty Products Partners, L.P. for a sales price of $214 million plus hydrocarbon inventories valued at approximately $220 million, subject to certain adjustments. The... 
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09/01/11Murphy Announces Meraux Refinery Sale
EL DORADO, Ark., Sep 01, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE: MUR) announced today that it has entered into an asset purchase agreement pursuant to which its wholly-owned subsidiary, Murphy Oil USA, Inc., will sell its refinery in Meraux, Louisiana and related assets. The Meraux Refinery is being acquired by a subsidiary of Valero Energy Corporation for a sales price of $325 million plus the value of hydrocarbon inventory, and subject ... 
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08/05/11Murphy Oil Announces Election of New Directors
EL DORADO, Ark., Aug 05, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) --The Board of Directors of Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE: MUR) announced today that Steven A. Cossé and Walentin (Val) Mirosh have been elected to the Company's Board of Directors effective August 3, 2011. Mr. Cossé retired from Murphy Oil in March of this year, where he served as Executive Vice President and General Counsel. He previously held positions as Senior Vice President, Vice President and Principal ... 
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08/03/11Murphy Oil Announces Dividend
EL DORADO, Ark., Aug 03, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) --The Board of Directors of Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE: MUR) today declared a quarterly dividend on the Common Stock of Murphy Oil Corporation of $0.275 per share, or $1.10 per share on an annualized basis. The dividend is payable September 1, 2011 to holders of record August 15, 2011. SOURCE: Murphy Oil Corporation Murphy Oil Corporation Barry Jeffery, 870-864-6501 Internet:http://www.murphyoilcorp.com... 
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07/27/11Murphy Oil Announces Preliminary Second Quarter Earnings and Drilling Results
EL DORADO, Ark., Jul 27, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE: MUR) announced today that net income in the second quarter of 2011 was $311.6 million ($1.60 per diluted share) compared to net income of $272.3 million ($1.41 per diluted share) in the second quarter of 2010. Income improved in 2011 in both the upstream and downstream businesses of the Company. Upstream earnings improved primarily due to higher crude oil sales prices, while down... 
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07/25/11Murphy Announces Superior Refinery Sale
EL DORADO, Ark., Jul 25, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE: MUR) announced today that it has entered into an asset purchase agreement pursuant to which its wholly-owned subsidiary, Murphy Oil USA, Inc., will sell its refinery in Superior, Wisconsin and related assets. The Superior Refinery is being acquired by Calumet Specialty Products Partners, L.P. for a sales price of $214 million plus the value of hydrocarbon inventory, and subj... 
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06/24/11Murphy Oil Schedules Earnings Conference Call
EL DORADO, Ark., Jun 24, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) has scheduled its conference call at 12:00 p.m. Central Time on Thursday, July 28th, to review second quarter 2011 earnings, which will be announced Wednesday afternoon, July 27th. Marketwire is handling arrangements for the call. Interested parties may participate by dialing 1-800-967-7141 and referencing reservation number 9943385. The call will also be broadcast li... 
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05/04/11Murphy Oil Announces Preliminary First Quarter 2011 Earnings and Drilling Results
EL DORADO, Ark., May 04, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE: MUR) announced today that net income in the first quarter of 2011 was $268.9 million ($1.38 per diluted share), compared to net income of $148.9 million ($0.77 per diluted share) in the first quarter of 2010. Net Income Three Mos. Ended March 31, (Millions of Dollars) ... 
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04/06/11Murphy Oil Schedules Earnings Conference Call
EL DORADO, Ark., Apr 06, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) has scheduled its conference call at 12:00 p.m. Central Time on Thursday, May 5th, to review first quarter 2011 earnings, which will be announced Wednesday afternoon, May 4th. Marketwire is handling arrangements for the call. Interested parties may participate by dialing 1-866-564-7444 and referencing reservation number 8880163. The call will also be broadcast live over the ... 
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04/06/11Murphy Oil Announces Dividend
EL DORADO, Ark., Apr 06, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) --The Board of Directors of Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE: MUR) today declared a quarterly dividend on the Common Stock of Murphy Oil Corporation of $0.275 per share, or $1.10 per share on an annualized basis. The dividend is payable June 1, 2011 to holders of record May 13, 2011. SOURCE: Murphy Oil Corporation Murphy Oil Corporation Barry Jeffery, 870-864-6501 ... 
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02/23/11Murphy Oil Announces Startup of the Tupper West Gas Plant
EL DORADO, Ark., Feb 23, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) announced today that its wholly owned subsidiary, Murphy Oil Company Ltd., has commenced operation at the Tupper West natural gas processing facility in northeastern British Columbia. The Tupper West gas plant, with a capacity of 180 million cubic feet per day, is located 20 kilometers west of Dawson Creek, British Columbia, and is 39 kilometers from the Tupper Main faci... 
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02/03/11Murphy Oil Announces Personnel Changes
EL DORADO, Ark., Feb 03, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE: MUR) announced today the following personnel changes. Walter K. Compton has been promoted to Senior Vice President and General Counsel of Murphy Oil Corporation and John A. Moore has been promoted to Manager, Law and will assume the role of Corporate Secretary. These promotions are concurrent with the retirement of Steven A. Cossé, effective March 1, 2011. Compton joined ... 
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02/02/11Murphy Oil Announces Dividend
EL DORADO, Ark., Feb 02, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) --The Board of Directors of Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE: MUR) today declared a quarterly dividend on the Common Stock of Murphy Oil Corporation of $0.275 per share, or $1.10 per share on an annualized basis. The dividend is payable March 1, 2011 to holders of record February 15, 2011. SOURCE: Murphy Oil Corporation Murphy Oil Corporation Barry Jeffery, 870-864-6501 ... 
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01/26/11Murphy Oil Announces Preliminary Quarterly and Annual Earnings and Drilling Results
EL DORADO, Ark., Jan 26, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE: MUR) announced today that net income in the fourth quarter of 2010 was $174.1 million ($0.90 per diluted share), compared to net income of $318.8 million ($1.65 per diluted share) in the fourth quarter 2009. Although there were no significant unusual items in the fourth quarter of 2010, the 2009 fourth quarter was affected by several unusual items, including a $185.3 million afte... 
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01/17/11Murphy Oil Announces Organizational Change
EL DORADO, Ark., Jan 17, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE: MUR) announced the following organizational change, effective immediately. Tom McKinlay has been promoted to Executive Vice President, World Wide Downstream Operations, Murphy Oil Corporation. In his new role, McKinlay will assume responsibility for domestic marketing operations with the announced retirement of Hank Heithaus. Tom will maintain responsibility for the Company'... 
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01/06/11Murphy Oil Announces Results of Drilling Wells Offshore Republic of the Congo
EL DORADO, Ark., Jan 06, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) announced today the results of its recent Republic of the Congo drilling campaign in the Mer Profonde Sud permit. The Cobalt Marine #1 exploration well and the Turquoise Marine #3 well both failed to find commercial quantities of hydrocarbons. The Turquoise Marine #4 did find well developed deeper reservoirs with a minor accumulation of oil. All three wells were operated... 
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12/21/10Murphy Oil Schedules Earnings Conference Call
EL DORADO, Ark., Dec 21, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) has scheduled its conference call at 12:00 p.m. Central Time on Thursday, January 27th, to review fourth quarter 2010 earnings, which will be announced Wednesday afternoon, January 26th. Marketwire is handling arrangements for the call. Interested parties may participate by dialing 1-800-575-5790 and referencing reservation number 2241073. The call will also be broadc... 
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12/13/10Murphy Oil Adds New Acreage in Brunei Darussalam
EL DORADO, Ark., Dec 13, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE: MUR) announced today that its wholly owned subsidiary, Canam Brunei Oil Ltd., has entered into a Production Sharing Agreement with Brunei National Petroleum Company Sendirian Berhad (PetroleumBRUNEI) for interests in offshore Block CA-2. Murphy will hold a 30% working interest in Block CA-2. Murphy currently holds a 5% working interest in Block CA-1. David M. Wood, Murphy's ... 
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11/04/10Murphy Oil Announces New Acreage in Kurdistan
EL DORADO, Ark., Nov 04, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE: MUR) announced today that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Murphy Central Dohuk Oil Co., Ltd., has finalized an agreement with the Kurdistan Regional Government-Iraq (KRG) to acquire an interest in the Central Dohuk block. Murphy will operate and hold a 50% interest in the block. The Central Dohuk block covers approximately 619 square kilometers and is located in the Dohuk area of th... 
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11/03/10Murphy Oil Announces Preliminary Quarterly Earnings
EL DORADO, Ark., Nov 03, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE: MUR) announced today that net income in the third quarter of 2010 was $202.8 million ($1.05 per diluted share) compared to net income of $188.9 million ($0.98 per diluted share) in the third quarter of 2009. The Company had higher income in 2010 compared to 2009 primarily due to better earnings from U.S. retail marketing and ethanol production operations. For the first nine ... 
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10/06/10Murphy Oil Announces Dividend
EL DORADO, Ark., Oct 06, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) --The Board of Directors of Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE: MUR) today declared a quarterly dividend on the Common Stock of Murphy Oil Corporation of $0.275 per share, or $1.10 per share on an annualized basis. The dividend is payable December 1, 2010 to holders of record November 12, 2010. SOURCE: Murphy Oil Corporation Murphy Oil Corporation Barry Jeffery, 870-864-6501 ... 
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10/06/10Murphy Oil Schedules Earnings Conference Call
EL DORADO, Ark., Oct 06, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) has scheduled its conference call at 12:00 p.m. Central Time on Thursday, November 4th to review third quarter 2010 earnings, which will be announced Wednesday afternoon, November 3rd. Marketwire is handling arrangements for the call. Interested parties may participate by dialing 1-888-516-2446 and referencing reservation number 2649284. The call will also be broadcas... 
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09/27/10Murphy Oil USA, Inc. Reaches Agreement with Environmental Protection Agency on Consent Decree
EL DORADO, Ark., Sep 27, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) announced today that its wholly owned subsidiary, Murphy Oil USA, Inc. has reached an agreement on a Consent Decree with the Environmental Protection Agency that will cover Murphy's two U.S. refineries in Meraux, Louisiana and Superior, Wisconsin. Tom McKinlay, Sr. Vice President, U.S. Manufacturing Murphy Oil USA, Inc. commented, "After several years of negotiation with the EPA... 
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09/09/10Murphy Oil Adds New North American Resource Acreage
EL DORADO, Ark., Sep 09, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) announced today that its wholly owned subsidiary, Murphy Oil Company Ltd., has entered into an agreement with Kainaiwa Resources Inc., a corporation wholly-owned by the Blood Tribe First Nation to acquire 202 sections (129,280 acres) of prospective oil and gas properties located within the Blood Tribe Reserve in southern Alberta. The lease agreement will give Murphy drilling ... 
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08/04/10Murphy Oil Announces Second Quarter Earnings
EL DORADO, Ark., Aug 04, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE: MUR) announced today that net income in the second quarter of 2010 was $272.3 million ($1.41 per diluted share) compared to net income of $158.8 million ($0.83 per diluted share) in the second quarter of 2009. Income improved in 2010 in both the upstream and downstream businesses of the Company. Upstream earnings improved in the 2010 quarter due to higher oil and natural gas sale... 
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08/04/10Murphy Oil Announces Dividend Increase
EL DORADO, Ark., Aug 04, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) --The Board of Directors of Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE: MUR) today declared a quarterly dividend on the Common Stock of Murphy Oil Corporation of $.275 per share, or $1.10 per share on an annualized basis. The previous annualized dividend level was $1.00 per share. The dividend is payable September 1, 2010 to holders of record August 16, 2010. In commenting on the 10% dividend increase, David M. Wood, Pr... 
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07/22/10Murphy Oil Corporation Announces Plans to Exit the Refining Business
EL DORADO, Ark., Jul 22, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) announced today that its Board of Directors approved plans for exiting the Company's refining businesses. The refineries at Superior, Wisconsin; Meraux, Louisiana and Milford Haven, Wales along with the retail system in the United Kingdom will be placed for sale. The Company anticipates a transaction being completed in the first quarter of 2011. President and CEO David W... 
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07/07/10Murphy Oil Schedules Earnings Conference Call
EL DORADO, Ark., Jul 07, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) has scheduled its conference call at 12:00 p.m. Central Time on Thursday, August 5th to review second quarter 2010 earnings, which will be announced Wednesday afternoon, August 4th. Marketwire is handling arrangements for the call. Interested parties may participate by dialing 1-888-267-6301 and referencing reservation number 6543170. The call will also be broadcast live over... 
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05/05/10Murphy Oil Announces First Quarter 2010 Earnings and Results of Drilling Wells
EL DORADO, Ark., May 05, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE: MUR) announced today that net income in the first quarter of 2010 was $148.9 million ($0.77 per diluted share), compared to net income of $171.1 million ($0.89 per diluted share) in the first quarter of 2009. The 2010 quarterly results included net after-tax losses of $41.3 million ($0.21 per diluted share) on transactions denominated in foreign currencies, while the 2009 results... 
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04/21/10Murphy Oil Corporation Announces Termination of Production Sharing Contracts for Blocks L and M in Malaysia
EL DORADO, Ark., Apr 21, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) announced that it has been informed by PETRONAS that following the execution of the Exchange of Letters between Malaysia and the Sultanate of Brunei on March 16, 2009, the offshore exploration areas designated as Block L and Block M are no longer a part of Malaysia. As a consequence, the production sharing contracts covering Blocks L and M, awarded in 2003 to PETRONAS Carigal... 
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04/07/10Murphy Oil Announces Dividend
EL DORADO, Ark., Apr 07, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) --The Board of Directors of Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE: MUR) today declared a quarterly dividend on the Common Stock of Murphy Oil Corporation of $0.25 per share, or $1.00 per share on an annualized basis. The dividend is payable June 1, 2010 to holders of record May 14, 2010. SOURCE: Murphy Oil Corporation Murphy Oil Corporation Craig Bonsall, 870-881-6853 ... 
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04/06/10Murphy Oil Schedules Earnings Conference Call
EL DORADO, Ark., Apr 06, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) has scheduled its conference call at 12:00 p.m. Central Time on Thursday, May 6th to review first quarter 2010 earnings, which will be announced Wednesday afternoon, May 5th. ACT Teleconferencing is handling arrangements for the call. Interested parties may participate by dialing 1-877-941-2927 and referencing reservation number 4281227. The call will also be broadcast live o... 
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02/03/10Murphy Oil Announces Dividend
EL DORADO, Ark., Feb 03, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- The Board of Directors of Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE: MUR) today declared a quarterly dividend on the Common Stock of Murphy Oil Corporation of $0.25 per share, or $1.00 per share on an annualized basis. The dividend is payable March 1, 2010 to holders of record February 16, 2010. SOURCE: Murphy Oil Corporation Murphy Oil Corporation Craig Bonsall, 870-881-6853 murphyoil@murphyoilcorp.com http://www.mur... 
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01/27/10Murphy Oil Announces Preliminary Quarterly and Annual Earnings
EL DORADO, Ark., Jan 27, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE: MUR) announced today that net income in the fourth quarter of 2009 was $318.8 million ($1.65 per diluted share), compared to net income of $127.4 million ($0.67 per diluted share) in the fourth quarter 2008. The 2009 period included a $185.3 million after-tax benefit from anticipated recovery of deepwater federal royalties previously paid for certain oil and gas properties in th... 
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01/11/10CORRECTED Murphy Oil Announces Results from First Eagle Ford Shale Well and Update of Drilling Activities
EL DORADO, Ark., Jan 11, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE: MUR) announced encouraging results from their first well drilled in the Eagle Ford Shale in McMullen County, Texas. Two appraisal wells drilled in Malaysia encountered less than prognosticated oil pays and were abandoned. In the Gulf of Mexico, the Company announced its participation in the Deep Blue prospect currently being drilled in Green Canyon. A discovery was made at the ... 
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01/11/10Murphy Oil Announces Results from First Eagle Ford Shale Well and Update of Drilling Activities
EL DORADO, Ark., Jan 11, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE: MUR) announced encouraging results from their first well drilled in the Eagle Ford Shale in McMullen County, Texas. Two appraisal wells drilled in Malaysia encountered less than prognosticated oil pays and were abandoned. In the Gulf of Mexico, the Company announced its participation in the Deep Blue prospect currently being drilled in Green Canyon. A discovery was made at the ... 
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12/30/09Murphy Oil Schedules Earnings Conference Call
EL DORADO, Ark., Dec 30, 2009 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) has scheduled its conference call at 12:00 p.m. Central Time on Thursday, January 28th to review fourth quarter 2009 earnings, which will be announced Wednesday afternoon, January 27th. ACT Teleconferencing is handling arrangements for the call. Interested parties may participate by dialing 1-877-941-2927 and referencing reservation number 4197128. The call will also be ... 
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11/04/09Murphy Oil Announces Preliminary Quarterly Earnings
EL DORADO, Ark.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 4, 2009-- Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE: MUR) announced today that net income in the third quarter of 2009 was $188.9 million, $0.98 per diluted share, compared to net income of $584.4 million, $3.04 per diluted share, in the third quarter of 2008. The Company’s income decreased in 2009 compared to 2008 due to significantly lower sales prices for oil and natural gas produced in the exploration and production op... 
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10/08/09Murphy Oil Schedules Earnings Conference Call
EL DORADO, Ark.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 8, 2009-- Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) has scheduled its conference call at 12:00 p.m. Central Time on Thursday, November 5 to review third quarter 2009 earnings, which will be announced Wednesday afternoon, November 4. ACT Teleconferencing is handling arrangements for the call. Interested parties may participate by dialing 1-877-941-6009 and referencing reservation number 4171047. The call will also be bro... 
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10/07/09Murphy Oil Announces Dividend
EL DORADO, Ark.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 7, 2009-- The Board of Directors of Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE: MUR) today declared a quarterly dividend on the Common Stock of Murphy Oil Corporation of $.25 per share, or $1.00 per share on an annualized basis. The dividend is payable December 1, 2009 to holders of record November 13, 2009. Source: Murphy Oil Corporation Murphy Oil CorporationDory Stiles, 870-864-6496 ... 
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10/01/09Murphy Oil Announces Acquisition of Ethanol Plant
EL DORADO, Ark.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 1, 2009-- Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) announced that through a subsidiary, it has purchased a corn-based ethanol plant located in Hankinson, North Dakota. The plant, which initially began operating in July 2008 before being idled in October 2008, has an annual production capacity of 110 million gallons. The purchase price of $92 million will be financed primarily through non-recourse debt ... 
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09/18/09Murphy Oil Announces First Production from Sarawak Natural Gas Project in Malaysia
EL DORADO, Ark.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep. 18, 2009-- Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) announced that production commenced on September 17 from natural gas fields in Blocks SK 309 and SK 311 offshore Sarawak, Malaysia. Natural gas produced from the phased development of the fields will be supplied to the PETRONAS LNG Complex in Bintulu, Sarawak. Murphy Sarawak Oil Co., Ltd. operates the development and maintains an 85% working interest ... 
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09/03/09Murphy Oil to Present at Barclays Capital 2009 CEO Energy/Power Conference
EL DORADO, Ark.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep. 3, 2009-- Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) announced that David Wood, President and Chief Executive Officer, will present at the Barclays Capital CEO Energy/Power Conference on Thursday, September 10, 2009 at 8:25 a.m. EDT. Interested parties can access the live webcast and view the accompanying slides via Murphy’s website at www.murphyoilcorp.com. An archived replay will also be available. ... 
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08/10/09Murphy Oil Announces First Production at Azurite Field Offshore Republic of Congo (Brazzaville)
EL DORADO, Ark.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 10, 2009-- Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) announced that initial oil production has commenced at its Azurite field in the Mer Profonde Sud (MPS) block, in territorial water (Atlantic Ocean) of the Republic of Congo (Brazzaville). Azurite, initially discovered in 2005, marks the Company’s first operated development in the West Africa region. The Azurite development is located in about 4,500 fee... 
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08/05/09Murphy Oil Announces Second Quarter Earnings
EL DORADO, Ark.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 5, 2009-- Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE: MUR) announced today that net income in the second quarter of 2009 was $158.8 million ($0.83 per diluted share) compared to net income of $619.2 million ($3.22 per diluted share) in the second quarter of 2008. Net income in the 2009 quarter included a $24.7 million after-tax charge ($0.13 per diluted share) associated with an anticipated reduction of the Company’s working interest in the Terra Nova field, offshore Eas... 
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08/05/09Murphy Oil Announces Management Changes
EL DORADO, Ark.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 5, 2009-- Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE: MUR) announced today the following management changes, effective immediately. Roger W. Jenkins, currently President of the Company’s exploration and production subsidiary, has been elected to the additional position of Executive Vice President of the Company. Jenkins joined Murphy in 2001 and has held several positions in Malaysia where he ... 
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08/05/09Murphy Oil Announces Dividend
EL DORADO, Ark.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 5, 2009-- The Board of Directors of Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE: MUR) today declared a quarterly dividend on the Common Stock of Murphy Oil Corporation of $.25 per share, or $1.00 per share on an annualized basis. The dividend is payable September 1, 2009 to holders of record August 17, 2009. Source: Murphy Oil Corporation Murphy Oil CorporationDory Stiles, 870-864-6496 ... 
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07/17/09Murphy Oil Announces Turquoise Marine-1 Discovery in the Republic of Congo (Brazzaville)
EL DORADO, Ark.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul. 17, 2009-- Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) announced an oil discovery at the Turquoise Marine-1 prospect located in the Mer Profonde Sud (MPS) block, offshore Republic of Congo (Brazzaville). The well was drilled in 5,285 feet of water to a total measured depth of 12,060 feet and encountered in excess of 136 feet of net oil pay. The Turquoise Marine-1 discovery is approximately 17 miles from the Murphy operate... 
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07/08/09Murphy Oil Announces First Production at the Thunder Hawk Field in the Gulf of Mexico
EL DORADO, Ark.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul. 8, 2009-- Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) announced that the Thunder Hawk field located in Mississippi Canyon Block 734 in the Gulf of Mexico has commenced production. The field lies in over 5,700 feet of water, approximately 145 miles southeast of New Orleans, Louisiana. A semi-submersible floating production unit with production capacity of 45,000 barrels of oil per day and 70 million cubic feet pe... 
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07/01/09Murphy Oil Schedules Earnings Conference Call
EL DORADO, Ark.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul. 1, 2009-- Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) has scheduled its conference call at 12:00 p.m. Central Time on Thursday, August 6 to review second quarter 2009 earnings, which will be announced Wednesday afternoon, August 5. ACT Teleconferencing is handling arrangements for the call. Interested parties may participate by dialing 1-877-941-8610 and referencing reservation number 4112059. The call will also be broadc... 
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06/24/09Murphy Oil Announces Samurai Discovery in the Gulf of Mexico
EL DORADO, Ark.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun. 24, 2009-- Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) announced an oil discovery at the Samurai prospect located in Green Canyon Block 432 in the Gulf of Mexico. The well was drilled in approximately 3,400 feet of water to a total depth of near 31,700 feet. The well encountered in excess of 120 feet of net pay in high quality Miocene Sands. Murphy holds a 33.33% working interest in the discovery. Other equal partners inc... 
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06/12/09Murphy Oil Announces Additional Discoveries in Malaysia
EL DORADO, Ark.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun. 12, 2009-- Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) has made two additional discoveries on its acreage offshore Malaysia. The first discovery was made at the Siakap North prospect located in Block K, offshore Sabah, Malaysia. The Siakap North discovery is located 6 miles from Murphy’s Kikeh field in approximately 4,300 feet of water. The well encountered oil bearing pay sands of a similar age and quality as Kikeh... 
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05/13/09Murphy Oil Holds Annual Shareholders' Meeting
EL DORADO, Ark.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May. 13, 2009-- Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) held its annual shareholders’ meeting in El Dorado, Arkansas with Chairman William C. Nolan Jr. presiding. At this meeting, David M. Wood, President and Chief Executive Officer, presented a review of the Company’s operations, followed by a period of questions from those in attendance. During the meeting, shareholders elected all nominated directors and app... 
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05/06/09Murphy Oil Announces First Quarter 2009 Earnings
EL DORADO, Ark., May 06, 2009 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE: MUR) announced today that net income in the first quarter of 2009 was $171.1 million ($0.89 per diluted share), compared to net income of $409.0 million ($2.14 per diluted share) in the first quarter of 2008. The 2009 net income includes income from discontinued operations of $99.9 million ($0.52 per diluted share) associated with Ecuador operations that were sold in March at an... 
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04/06/09Murphy Oil Schedules Earnings Conference Call
EL DORADO, Ark., Apr 06, 2009 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) has scheduled its conference call at 12:00 p.m. Central Time on Thursday, May 7 to review first quarter 2009 earnings, which will be announced Wednesday afternoon, May 6. ACT Teleconferencing is handling arrangements for the call. Interested parties may participate by dialing 1-800-240-2134 and referencing reservation number 11130213. The call will also be broadcast live ... 
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04/01/09Murphy Oil Announces Dividend
EL DORADO, Ark.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr. 1, 2009-- The Board of Directors of Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE: MUR) today declared a quarterly dividend on the Common Stock of Murphy Oil Corporation of $.25 per share, or $1.00 per share on an annualized basis. The dividend is payable June 1, 2009 to holders of record May 15, 2009. Source: Murphy Oil Corporation Murphy Oil CorporationDory Stiles, 870-864-6496Internet:http://www.murphyoil... 
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03/13/09Murphy Oil Announces Sale of Ecuador Properties
EL DORADO, Ark., Mar 13, 2009 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) announced that it has sold all of its holdings in oil producing properties in the Republic of Ecuador to Repsol YPF Ecuador S.A. Consideration for the sale, effective March 1, 2009, consists of estimated cash proceeds of $87 million and Repsol's assumption of certain tax and other obligations. The actual amount of the expected gain from the sale will be recorded by the Compa... 
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02/26/09Murphy Oil Announces Adjustment to 2008 Results Due to Subsequent Exploration Expense
EL DORADO, Ark.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 26, 2009-- Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) announced the adjustment of 2008 results by $31.1 million due to the expensing of a well drilled on the Abalone Deep prospect in Block AC/P36, offshore Western Australia. The well, completed after the Company’s preliminary earnings release on January 28, 2009, encountered non-commercial quantities of natural gas and is being plugged and abandoned. ... 
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02/04/09Murphy Oil Announces Management Promotion
EL DORADO, Ark.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE: MUR) announced today the following promotion, effective immediately. Walter K. Compton has been promoted to Vice President, Law and will continue to serve as the Company’s Corporate Secretary. Compton joined the Law Department of Murphy in 1988 and was promoted to Manager, Law Department and Corporate Secretary in 1996. Compton received a bachelor’... 
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02/04/09Murphy Oil Announces Dividend
EL DORADO, Ark.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Board of Directors of Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE: MUR) today declared a quarterly dividend on the Common Stock of Murphy Oil Corporation of $.25 per share, or $1.00 per share on an annualized basis. The dividend is payable March 2, 2009 to holders of record February 17, 2009. Source: Murphy Oil Corporation Murphy Oil CorporationDory Stiles, 870-864-6496 ... 
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01/28/09Murphy Oil Announces Preliminary Quarterly and Annual Earnings
EL DORADO, Ark.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE: MUR) announced today that net income in the fourth quarter of 2008 was $158.5 million ($0.83 per diluted share), down from net income in the fourth quarter 2007 of $206.1 million ($1.07 per diluted share). The 2007 period included a $59.5 million after-tax non-cash inventory charge in the U.K. and a $33.9 million income tax benefit in Canada related to a Federal tax rate reduction. ... 
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01/07/09Murphy Oil Schedules Earnings Conference Call
EL DORADO, Ark.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) has scheduled its conference call at 12:00 p.m. Central Time on Thursday, January 29 to review fourth quarter 2008 earnings, which will be announced Wednesday afternoon, January 28. ACT Teleconferencing is handling arrangements for the call. Interested parties may participate by dialing 1-800-240-2430 and referencing reservation number 11124677. The call will also be broadcast live over the internet and can be accessed through ... 
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10/29/08Murphy Oil Announces Preliminary Quarterly Earnings
EL DORADO, Ark., Oct 29, 2008 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE: MUR) announced today that net income in the third quarter of 2008 was $584.4 million, $3.04 per diluted share, compared to net income of $199.5 million, $1.04 per diluted share, in the third quarter of 2007. Income increased in 2008 compared to 2007 primarily due to significantly better earnings for exploration and production operations, and also due to improved earnings in the ... 
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10/21/08Murphy Oil Announces Eastern Gulf of Mexico Drilling Results
EL DORADO, Ark.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) announced the results of two recent exploration wells in the Eastern Gulf of Mexico. A discovery was made at its Dalmatian exploration well with a bottom hole location in De Soto Canyon Block 48, while its Manhattan exploration well located in Lloyd Ridge 511 was unsuccessful and has been plugged and abandoned. The Dalmatian well was drilled in just under 5,900 feet of water and found 120 feet measured depth... 
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10/03/08Murphy Oil Schedules Earnings Conference Call
EL DORADO, Ark.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) has scheduled its conference call at 12:00 p.m. Central Time on Thursday, October 30 to review third quarter 2008 earnings, which will be announced Wednesday afternoon, October 29. ACT Teleconferencing is handling arrangements for the call. Interested parties may participate by dialing 1-800-366-7640 and referencing reservation number 11120763. The call will also be broadcast live over the internet and can be acces... 
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09/30/08Murphy Oil Announces Dividend
EL DORADO, Ark.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Board of Directors of Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE: MUR) today declared a quarterly dividend on the Common Stock of Murphy Oil Corporation of $.25 per share, or $1.00 per share on an annualized basis. The dividend is payable December 1, 2008 to holders of record November 14, 2008. Source: Murphy Oil Corporation ... 
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08/07/08Murphy Oil Announces Adjustment of $7.8 Million to Second Quarter Results Due to Subsequent Exploration Expense
EL DORADO, Ark.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 7, 2008--Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) announced the adjustment of second quarter results by $7.8 million after tax due to the expensing of a well drilled on the Buntal prospect (60%) in deepwater Malaysia Block K. The well was completed after the Company's preliminary earnings release on July 30, 2008. Because the Company has not filed its second quarter financial statements with the Securities and Exchange Commission, accounting rules requi... 
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08/06/08Murphy Oil Corporation Announces Executive Management Changes
EL DORADO, Ark.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 6, 2008--Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) announced that Claiborne P. Deming, President and CEO since 1994, will retire effective December 31, 2008, and will be succeeded by David M. Wood who currently serves as Murphy's Executive Vice President, worldwide exploration and production operations. Mr. Deming will continue as a member of Murphy's board of directors, and will succeed Mr. William Nolan as Chairman of the Board's Executive Commi... 
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08/06/08Murphy Oil Announces Dividend Increase
EL DORADO, Ark.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 6, 2008--The Board of Directors of Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE: MUR) today declared a quarterly dividend on the Common Stock of Murphy Oil Corporation of $.25 per share, or $1.00 per share on an annualized basis. The previous annualized dividend level was $.75 per share. The dividend is payable September 2, 2008 to holders of record August 18, 2008. In commenting on the 33% dividend increase, Claiborne P. Deming, President and Chief Execut... 
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07/30/08Murphy Oil Announces Preliminary Quarterly Earnings and Results of Drilling Wells
EL DORADO, Ark.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--July 30, 2008--Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE: MUR) announced today that net income in the second quarter of 2008 was $627.0 million ($3.27 per diluted share) compared to net income of $250.3 million ($1.32 per diluted share) in the second quarter of 2007. Net income in the second quarter 2008 included a $67.9 million after-tax gain ($0.35 per diluted share) on sale of the Lloydminster properties in Western Canada. Net income in the second quarter 2007 incl... 
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07/02/08Murphy Oil Schedules Earnings Conference Call
EL DORADO, Ark.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--July 2, 2008--Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) has scheduled its conference call at 12:00 p.m. Central Time on Thursday, July 31 to review second quarter 2008 earnings, which will be announced Wednesday afternoon, July 30. ACT Teleconferencing is handling arrangements for the call. Interested parties may participate by dialing 1-800-218-9073 and referencing reservation number 11116776. The call will also be broadcast live over the internet and can be... 
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05/14/08Murphy Oil Holds Annual Shareholders' Meeting
EL DORADO, Ark.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 14, 2008--Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE: MUR) held its annual shareholders' meeting in El Dorado, Arkansas with Chairman William C. Nolan Jr. presiding. At this meeting, Claiborne P. Deming, President and Chief Executive Officer, presented a review of the Company's operations, followed by a period of questions from those in attendance. During the meeting, shareholders elected all nominated directors; approved the 2008 Stock Plan for Non-Employee Di... 
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04/30/08Murphy Oil Announces Preliminary First Quarter 2008 Earnings
EL DORADO, Ark., Apr 30, 2008 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE: MUR) announced today that net income in the first quarter of 2008 was $409.0 million ($2.14 per diluted share), compared to net income of $110.6 million ($0.58 per diluted share) in the first quarter of 2007. The larger profit in 2008 compared to 2007 was primarily due to higher crude oil sales prices and sales volumes, which led to improved earnings in the Company's exploration and production business. The firs... 
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04/02/08Murphy Oil Schedules Earnings Conference Call
EL DORADO, Ark., Apr 02, 2008 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) has scheduled its conference call at 12:00 p.m. Central Time on Thursday, May 1 to review first quarter 2008 earnings, which will be announced Wednesday afternoon, April 30. ACT Teleconferencing is handling arrangements for the call. Interested parties may participate by dialing 1-800-366-7449 and referencing reservation number 11112008. The call will also be broadcast live over the internet and can be acces... 
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04/02/08Murphy Oil Declares Dividend
EL DORADO, Ark.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--April 2, 2008--The Board of Directors of Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE: MUR) today declared a quarterly dividend on the Common Stock of Murphy Oil Corporation of $.1875 per share, or $.75 per share on an annualized basis. The dividend is payable June 2, 2008 to holders of record May 16, 2008. CONTACT: Murphy Oil Corporation Investor/Media Relations: Mindy West, 870-864-6315 SOURCE: Murphy Oil Corporation ... 
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02/06/08Murphy Oil Declares Dividend
EL DORADO, Ark., Feb 06, 2008 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- The Board of Directors of Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE: MUR) today declared a quarterly dividend on the Common Stock of Murphy Oil Corporation of $.1875 per share, or $.75 per share on an annualized basis. The dividend is payable March 3, 2008 to holders of record February 19, 2008. SOURCE: Murphy Oil Corporation Murphy Oil Corporation Investor/Media Relations: Mindy West, 870-864-6315 ... 
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01/30/08Murphy Oil Announces Preliminary Quarterly and Annual Earnings
EL DORADO, Ark.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 30, 2008--Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE: MUR) announced today that net income in the fourth quarter of 2007, which included several unusual items that in combination reduced net income by $40.1 million ($0.21 per diluted share), was $206.1 million ($1.07 per diluted share). Net income in the fourth quarter 2006 was $88.4 million ($0.47 per diluted share). The unusual items in the 2007 period included a $59.5 million non-cash charge, net of taxes, to r... 
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01/15/08Murphy Oil Announces Expanded Acreage Position in British Columbia, Canada and Project Sanction of Its Tupper Development
EL DORADO, Ark.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 15, 2008--Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) announced today that its Calgary based, wholly-owned subsidiary, Murphy Oil Company Ltd., was the successful bidder on three land parcels in the December 12, 2007 British Columbia land sale. These three parcels account for 65.2 sections or 41,742 acres. Murphy acquired these tracks by exposing C$224.6 million. "We are very pleased with our success in the recent British Columbia land sale. This pos... 
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01/03/08Murphy Oil Schedules Earnings Conference Call
EL DORADO, Ark.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 3, 2008--Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) has scheduled its conference call at 12:00 p.m. Central Time on Thursday, January 31 to review fourth quarter 2007 earnings, which will be announced Wednesday afternoon, January 30. ACT Teleconferencing is handling arrangements for the call. Interested parties may participate by dialing 1-800-240-5318 and referencing reservation number 11106097. The call will also be broadcast live over the internet and ... 
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12/03/07Murphy Oil Completes Acquisition of Remaining Interest in Milford Haven, Wales Refinery
EL DORADO, Ark.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec. 3, 2007--Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) announced today that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Murco Petroleum Limited (Company), has completed the previously announced purchase of the remaining 70% interest in the Milford Haven, Wales refinery from TOTAL. Effective December 1, the Company is now the sole owner and operator of the 108,000 barrel per day refinery. CONTACT: Murphy Oil Corporation Investor/Media Relations: ... 
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11/26/07Murphy Oil Announces New Acreage in Australia
EL DORADO, Ark.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 26, 2007--Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) announced today that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Murphy Australia Oil PTY LTD, has finalized an agreement to acquire a 40% interest and become operator of the AC/P36 exploration permit in the Browse Basin offshore Northwestern Australia from Finder Exploration PTY LTD, a private company. The AC/P36 permit covers approximately one million acres and lies in water depths of 1,200 to 1,600 feet. The permit... 
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10/24/07Murphy Oil Announces Preliminary Quarterly Earnings
EL DORADO, Ark.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 24, 2007--Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE: MUR) announced today that net income in the third quarter of 2007 was $199.5 million, $1.04 per diluted share, compared to net income of $224.1 million, $1.18 per diluted share, in the third quarter of 2006. Income declined in 2007 compared to 2006 primarily due to lower earnings in the Company's refining and marketing operations, partially offset by higher earnings in the exploration and production business. ... 
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10/03/07Murphy Oil Declares Dividend
EL DORADO, Ark., Oct 03, 2007 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- The Board of Directors of Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE: MUR) today declared a quarterly dividend on the Common Stock of Murphy Oil Corporation of $.1875 per share, or $.75 per share on an annualized basis. The dividend is payable December 3, 2007 to holders of record November 12, 2007. SOURCE: Murphy Oil Corporation Murphy Oil Corporation Investor/Media Relations: Mindy West, 870-864-6315 ... 
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10/02/07Murphy Oil Schedules Earnings Conference Call
EL DORADO, Ark.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 2, 2007--Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) has scheduled its conference call at 12:00 p.m. Central Time on Thursday, October 25 to review third quarter 2007 earnings, which will be announced Wednesday afternoon, October 24. ACT Teleconferencing is handling arrangements for the call. Interested parties may participate by dialing 1-800-218-8862 and referencing reservation number 11098897. The call will also be broadcast live over the internet and c... 
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08/30/07Murphy Oil Announces Agreement to Purchase Remaining Interest in Milford Haven, Wales Refinery
EL DORADO, Arkansas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 30, 2007--Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) announced today that its wholly owned subsidiary, Murco Petroleum Limited (Company), has agreed terms with TOTAL to purchase their 70% interest in the Milford Haven, Wales refinery for $250 million. Prior to the transaction, the Company owned an effective 30% interest in the 108,000 barrel per day refinery located in Pembrokeshire in Southwest Wales. The transaction is expected to be completed... 
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08/21/07Murphy Oil Announces First Oil Production from Deepwater Kikeh Field
EL DORADO, Ark.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 21, 2007--Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) announced today that it has commenced first oil production from the Kikeh Field, offshore deepwater Sabah, Malaysia. The Kikeh Field is located 110 kilometers offshore in 4,400 feet of water and is the first deepwater oil production in Malaysia. Kikeh is developed as a stand-alone facility with oil being produced from both subsea and dry tree wells on board a SPAR facility. The oil is processed, s... 
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08/01/07Murphy Oil Announces Dividend Increase
EL DORADO, Ark.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 1, 2007--The Board of Directors of Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE: MUR) today declared a quarterly dividend on the Common Stock of Murphy Oil Corporation of $.1875 per share, or $.75 per share on an annualized basis. The previous annualized dividend level was $.60 per share. The dividend is payable September 3, 2007 to holders of record August 15, 2007. In commenting on the 25% dividend increase, Claiborne P. Deming, President and Chief Execu... 
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07/25/07Murphy Oil Announces Preliminary Quarterly Earnings
EL DORADO, Ark.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--July 25, 2007--Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE: MUR) announced today that net income in the second quarter of 2007 was $250.3 million ($1.32 per diluted share) compared to net income of $216.2 million ($1.14 per diluted share) in the second quarter of 2006. Net income in the second quarter 2007 included after-tax costs of $24.0 million ($0.13 per diluted share) for closure of 55 retail gasoline stations in the U.S. and Canada. Both periods included non-cash ... 
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06/25/07Murphy Oil Schedules Earnings Conference Call
EL DORADO, Ark.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--June 25, 2007--Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) has scheduled its conference call at 12:00 p.m. Central Time on Thursday, July 26 to review second quarter 2007 earnings, which will be announced Wednesday afternoon, July 25. ACT Teleconferencing is handling arrangements for the call. Interested parties may participate by dialing 1-800-240-4186 and referencing reservation number 11092667. The call will also be broadcast live over the internet and can b... 
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06/11/07Murphy Oil Corporation Announces Acquisition of Canadian Properties
EL DORADO, Ark.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--June 11, 2007--Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE: MUR) announced today that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Murphy Oil Company Ltd., has acquired the interests of Bear Ridge Resources Ltd. in the Tupper area, an undeveloped Montney natural gas play in British Columbia, for consideration of C$155 million. Claiborne P. Deming, Murphy Oil Corporation President and Chief Executive Officer stated, "Murphy will operate this property with a high working inter... 
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06/08/07Murphy Oil Signs Production Sharing Contract for Acreage Offshore Republic of Suriname
EL DORADO, Ark.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--June 8, 2007--Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE: MUR) announced today that its wholly owned subsidiary, Murphy Suriname Oil Company Ltd., has signed a production sharing contract (PSC) for Block 37 offshore Republic of Suriname in South America. Block 37 covers an area of approximately 2.1 million acres and lies in water depths of 160 to 1,000 feet. The PSC covers an initial six-year exploration phase and includes commitments to drill two wells and acquire... 
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05/09/07Murphy Oil Holds Annual Shareholders' Meeting
EL DORADO, Ark.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 9, 2007--Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) held its annual shareholders' meeting in El Dorado, Arkansas, with Chairman William C. Nolan Jr. presiding. At this meeting, Claiborne P. Deming, President and Chief Executive Officer, presented a review of the Company's operations, followed by a period of questions from those in attendance. During the meeting, shareholders elected all nominated directors; approved the 2007 Long-Term Incentive Plan, the 2... 
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05/03/07Murphy Oil Announces Acquisition of Property for Murphy USA Gasoline Stations
EL DORADO, Ark.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 3, 2007--Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) announced today that its wholly owned subsidiary, Murphy Oil USA, Inc. (Company), has entered into an Agreement with Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. and subsidiaries to purchase parcels of property which the Company currently leases from Wal-Mart for its Murphy USA(R) retail gasoline stations. Murphy USA's retail presence currently covers twenty-one states primarily in the Southeast and upper Midwest. As a re... 
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04/25/07Murphy Oil Announces Preliminary First Quarter 2007 Earnings
EL DORADO, Ark.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--April 25, 2007--Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE: MUR) announced today that net income in the first quarter of 2007 was $110.6 million ($0.58 per diluted share), compared to adjusted net income of $116.0 million ($0.61 per diluted share) in the first quarter of 2006. In 2007, increased income from the Company's refining and marketing operations was offset by lower income in exploration and production operations. The improvement in refining and marketing resul... 
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04/11/07Murphy Oil Provides Updated First Quarter Earnings Guidance
EL DORADO, Ark.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--April 11, 2007--Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) expects income for the first quarter of 2007 to be between $.60 and $.65 per diluted share. Production and sales volumes during the quarter are now estimated to average 94,000 barrels of oil equivalent per day. Dry hole charges for the quarter are estimated to be between $5 million and $19 million. Total worldwide exploration expense, including dry hole charges, should be between $41 million and $55 mi... 
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04/09/07Murphy Oil Schedules Earnings Conference Call
EL DORADO, Ark., Apr 09, 2007 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) has scheduled its conference call at 12:00 p.m. Central Time on Thursday, April 26 to review first quarter 2007 earnings, which will be announced Wednesday afternoon, April 25. ACT Teleconferencing is handling arrangements for the call. Interested parties may participate by dialing 1-800-219-6110 and referencing reservation number 11087949. The call will also be broadcast live over the internet and can be ac... 
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04/04/07Murphy Oil Declares Dividend
EL DORADO, Ark.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--April 4, 2007--The Board of Directors of Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE: MUR) today declared a quarterly dividend of $.15 per share on the Common Stock of Murphy Oil Corporation. The dividend is payable June 1, 2007 to holders of record May 11, 2007. CONTACT: Murphy Oil Corporation Investor/Media Relations: Mindy West, 870/864-6315 SOURCE: Murphy Oil Corporation ... 
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02/26/07Murphy Oil Announces Signing of Two Natural Gas Sales Agreements in Malaysia
EL DORADO, Ark.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 26, 2007--Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) announced today that two of its wholly owned subsidiaries have, together with partner PETRONAS Carigali Sdn. Bhd., signed two separate Gas Sales Agreements (GSA), one to supply the existing PETRONAS Bintulu LNG facility and one to supply a PETRONAS-owned methanol plant, onshore Labuan. Murphy and PETRONAS Carigali will initially supply the Bintulu LNG facility 250 million cubic feet of gas per day... 
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02/07/07Murphy Oil Declares Dividend
EL DORADO, Ark.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 7, 2007--The Board of Directors of Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE: MUR) today declared a quarterly dividend of $.15 per share on the Common Stock of Murphy Oil Corporation. The dividend is payable March 1, 2007 to holders of record February 13, 2007. CONTACT: Murphy Oil Corporation, El Dorado Investor/Media Relations: Mindy West, 870-864-6315 SOURCE: Murphy Oil Corporation ... 
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01/31/07Murphy Oil Announces Quarterly and Annual Earnings
EL DORADO, Ark.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 31, 2007--Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE: MUR) announced today that net income in the fourth quarter of 2006 was $87.6 million, $0.46 per diluted share, compared to net income of $154.6 million, $0.82 per diluted share, in the fourth quarter of 2005. For the year of 2006, net income totaled $638.3 million, $3.37 per diluted share, compared to $846.5 million, $4.51 per diluted share, for 2005. The 2005 period included a $104.5 million after-tax gain... 
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01/29/07Murphy Oil Announces Natural Gas Discovery Offshore Deepwater Sabah Malaysia
EL DORADO, Ark., Jan 29, 2007 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) announced that its Rotan #1 exploration well encountered significant natural gas pay in a single zone. The well reached a total depth of 7,024 feet and was drilled in 3,773 feet of water in Block H offshore Sabah, Malaysia. "The results from Rotan #1 are very positive for this new play in Block H, and provide a strong beginning for us in 2007," said Claiborne P. Deming, Murphy Oil Corporation President and C... 
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01/11/07Murphy Oil Provides Fourth Quarter Earnings Guidance and Reports Malaysian Well Results
EL DORADO, Ark.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 11, 2007--Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) expects income for the fourth quarter of 2006 to be between $.40 and $.45 per diluted share. Production during the quarter is estimated to average 92,000 barrels of oil equivalent (BOE) per day with sales volumes averaging 93,000 BOE per day. Dry hole charges for the quarter are now estimated to be $70 million including a charge of $22 million for the unsuccessful well at the Batu Kapur prospect o... 
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01/05/07Murphy Oil Schedules Earnings Conference Call
EL DORADO, Arkan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 5, 2007--Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) has scheduled its conference call at 12:00 p.m. Central Time on Thursday, February 1 to review fourth quarter 2006 earnings, which will be announced Wednesday afternoon, January 31. ACT Teleconferencing is handling arrangements for the call. Interested parties may participate by dialing 1-800-219-6110 and referencing reservation number 11080910. The call will also be broadcast live over the internet an... 
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11/30/06Murphy Oil Announces Results at Thunder Ridge in the Deepwater Gulf of Mexico
EL DORADO, Ark.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 30, 2006--Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) announced that its Thunder Ridge exploration well located in Mississippi Canyon Block 737 has been temporarily plugged and abandoned. The primary objectives found wet sands, with a secondary shallower objective encountering a small oil accumulation. The exploration well and subsequent sidetrack were drilled in over 6,100 feet of water. Post-drilling analysis will continue to determine if the resou... 
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11/15/06Murphy Oil Announces Management Changes
EL DORADO, Ark.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 15, 2006--Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE: MUR) announced today the following management changes effective January 1, 2007. David Wood, currently in charge of international exploration and production operations, will become Executive Vice President with responsibility for worldwide exploration and production operations. Mr. Wood will report to Murphy President and CEO Claiborne P. Deming. Murphy's exploration and production offices will be cen... 
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10/24/06Murphy Oil Announces Preliminary Quarterly Earnings
EL DORADO, Arkan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 24, 2006--Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE: MUR) announced today that net income in the third quarter of 2006 was $222.8 million, $1.18 per diluted share, compared to net income of $231 million, $1.23 per diluted share, in the third quarter of 2005. Record quarterly profits for the Company's refining and marketing operations in the just completed 2006 quarter were offset by lower earnings in exploration and production operations. Net income in the ... 
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10/05/06Murphy Oil Updates Third Quarter Earnings Guidance
EL DORADO, Ark.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 5, 2006--Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) expects income for the third quarter of 2006 to be between $.95 and $1.05 per diluted share. This range is above the Company's previous estimate due to lower than anticipated dry hole costs and an exceptionally strong contribution from the Company's refining and marketing segment. Oil and natural gas production during the quarter is estimated to average 92,000 barrels of oil equivalent (BOE) per da... 
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10/02/06Murphy Oil Schedules Earnings Conference Call
EL DORADO, Ark.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 2, 2006--Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) has scheduled its conference call at 12:00 p.m. Central Time on Wednesday, October 25 to review third quarter 2006 earnings, which will be announced Tuesday afternoon, October 24. ACT Teleconferencing is handling arrangements for the call. Interested parties may participate by dialing 1-800-366-7417 and referencing reservation number 11072692. The call will also be broadcast live over the internet and ca... 
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10/02/06Murphy Oil Declares Dividend
EL DORADO, Ark., Oct 02, 2006 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- The Board of Directors of Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE: MUR) today declared a quarterly dividend of $.15 per share on the Common Stock of Murphy Oil Corporation. The dividend is payable December 1, 2006 to holders of record November 10, 2006. SOURCE: Murphy Oil Corporation Murphy Oil Corporation Investor/Media Relations: Mindy West, 870-864-6315 ... 
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09/25/06Murphy Oil Announces Agreement in Principle to Settle Hurricane Katrina Oil Spill Class Action Litigation
EL DORADO, Ark.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sept. 25, 2006--Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) announced today that its wholly owned subsidiary, Murphy Oil USA, Inc. (Company), has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding with the Plaintiffs' Steering Committee (PSC) to settle the consolidated class action litigation pending in U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana. The litigation involves an oil spill from a crude oil storage tank at the Company's Meraux (St. Bernard Paris... 
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08/02/06Murphy Oil Announces Dividend Increase and Election of New Director
EL DORADO, Ark.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 2, 2006--The Board of Directors of Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE: MUR) today declared a quarterly dividend on the Common Stock of Murphy Oil Corporation of $.15 per share, or $.60 per share on an annualized basis. The previous annualized dividend level was $.45 per share. The dividend is payable September 1, 2006 to holders of record August 15, 2006. In commenting on the 33.3% dividend increase, Claiborne P. Deming, President and Chief Execu... 
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07/25/06Murphy Oil Announces Quarterly Earnings
EL DORADO, Ark.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--July 25, 2006--Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE: MUR) announced today that net income in the second quarter of 2006 was $214.0 million, $1.13 per diluted share, compared to net income of $347.7 million, $1.85 per diluted share, in the second quarter of 2005. The income reduction in 2006 primarily related to a gain in the 2005 second quarter of $106.8 million, $0.57 per diluted share, on sale of mature oil and gas properties on the continental shelf of the Gul... 
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07/07/06Murphy Oil Schedules Earnings Conference Call
EL DORADO, Ark.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--July 7, 2006--Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) has scheduled its conference call at 12:00 p.m. Central Time on Wednesday, July 26 to review second quarter 2006 earnings, which will be announced Tuesday afternoon, July 25. ACT Teleconferencing is handling arrangements for the call. Interested parties may participate by dialing 1-800-240-7305 and referencing reservation number 11065920. The call will also be broadcast live over the internet and can be ... 
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06/20/06Murphy Oil Announces Discovery at Thunder Bird in the Deepwater Gulf of Mexico
EL DORADO, Ark.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--June 20, 2006--Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) announced a discovery at the Thunder Bird prospect located in Mississippi Canyon Block 819. The development options for the discovery have not been finalized, but the oil found at Thunder Bird will likely be produced as a subsea tie-back to a facility nearby. Murphy owns a 37.5% working interest in the field and serves as operator; partners are Dominion Exploration & Production, Inc., a subsi... 
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05/23/06Murphy Oil Announces Heads of Agreement for Gas Contract Offshore Sarawak Malaysia
EL DORADO, Ark.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 23, 2006--Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) announced today that it has, together with partner PETRONAS Carigali Sdn. Bhd., signed a Heads of Agreement with PETRONAS for the sale of natural gas from Sarawak Blocks SK 309 and SK 311 at an initial rate of 250 to 300 million cubic feet per day for a period of up to 15 years. Initial gas deliveries are scheduled for 2008 into the existing PETRONAS LNG Complex at Bintulu. "We have been very pleas... 
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05/10/06Murphy Oil Holds Annual Shareholders' Meeting
EL DORADO, Ark.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 10, 2006--Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) held its annual shareholders' meeting in El Dorado, Arkansas, with Chairman William C. Nolan Jr. presiding. At this meeting, Claiborne P. Deming, President and Chief Executive Officer, presented a review of the Company's operations, followed by a period of questions from those in attendance. During the meeting, shareholders elected all nominated directors and approved the Audit Committee's appointment of... 
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04/25/06Murphy Oil Announces First Quarter 2006 Earnings
EL DORADO, Ark.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--April 25, 2006--Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) announced today that net income in the first quarter of 2006 was $113.9 million ($.60 per diluted share), comparable to net income of $113.2 million ($.60 per diluted share) in the first quarter of 2005. In 2006, substantially higher income for the Company's exploration and production operations was mostly offset by losses in the refining and marketing business caused by downtime and unrecoverable repair c... 
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04/07/06Murphy Oil Schedules Earnings Conference Call
EL DORADO, Ark.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--April 7, 2006--Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) has scheduled its conference call at 12:00 p.m. Central Time on Wednesday, April 26 to review first quarter 2006 earnings, which will be announced Tuesday afternoon, April 25. ACT Teleconferencing is handling arrangements for the call. Interested parties may participate by dialing 1-800-257-6566 and referencing reservation number 11058405. The call will also be broadcast live over the internet and can b... 
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04/05/06Murphy Oil Declares Dividend
EL DORADO, Ark.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--April 5, 2006--The Board of Directors of Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) today declared a quarterly dividend of $.1125 per share on the Common Stock of Murphy Oil Corporation. The dividend is payable June 1, 2006 to holders of record May 12, 2006. CONTACT: Murphy Oil Corporation, El Dorado Investor/Media Relations: Mindy West, 870-864-6315 SOURCE: Murphy Oil Corporation ... 
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03/15/06Murphy Oil Provides Update on Production Guidance and Recent Exploratory Drilling
EL DORADO, Ark., Mar 15, 2006 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) is revising its production guidance for both the first quarter and full year 2006 to approximately 110,000 barrels of oil equivalent a day. The lowered volumes are primarily due to the Terra Nova field, offshore eastern Canada, which has experienced equipment issues and a recent unscheduled field shutdown combined with an extended turnaround expected in the third quarter. The forecast for Gulf of Mexico pro... 
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02/01/06Murphy Oil Announces Earnings and Malaysian Well Results
EL DORADO, Ark.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 1, 2006--Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE: MUR) announced today that net income in the fourth quarter of 2005 was $154.6 million, $.82 per diluted share, compared to net income of $134.5 million, $.72 per diluted share, in the fourth quarter of 2004. Of the 2004 amount, income from continuing operations was $131.8 million, $.71 per share, and income from discontinued operations was $2.7 million, $.01 per share. For the year of 2005, net income totale... 
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02/01/06Murphy Oil Declares Dividend
EL DORADO, Ark., Feb 01, 2006 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- The Board of Directors of Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE: MUR) today declared a quarterly dividend of $.1125 per share on the Common Stock of Murphy Oil Corporation. The dividend is payable March 1, 2006 to holders of record February 13, 2006. SOURCE: Murphy Oil Corporation Murphy Oil Corporation, El Dorado Investor/Media Relations: Mindy West, 870-864-6315 ... 
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01/23/06Murphy Oil Announces Acreage Position Offshore Deepwater Sabah Malaysia
EL DORADO, Ark., Jan 23, 2006 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) announced today that it has been granted an extension in the exploration term of a portion of Block K and an award of a new deepwater Block P. Murphy will have a 60% interest in both blocks. The remaining interest will be held by PETRONAS Carigali. The Block K extension and the new Block P have been created from part of the acreage originally awarded to Murphy and partner PETRONAS Carigali in 1999 and known ... 
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01/12/06Murphy Oil Provides Fourth Quarter Earnings Guidance and Announces Unsuccessful Wells Offshore Republic of Congo
EL DORADO, Ark.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 12, 2006--Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) expects income for the fourth quarter of 2005 to be between $.75 and $.95 per diluted share, with this range including significant exploration exposure still pending offshore Peninsular Malaysia. The earnings include one-time income tax benefits of approximately $30 million. Production during the quarter is estimated to average 103,000 barrels of oil equivalent (BOE) per day with sales volumes of ... 
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01/10/06Murphy Oil Schedules Earnings Conference Call
EL DORADO, Ark.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 10, 2006--Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) has scheduled its conference call at 12:00 p.m. Central Time on Thursday, February 2 to review fourth quarter 2005 earnings, which will be announced Wednesday afternoon, February 1. ACT Teleconferencing is handling arrangements for the call. Interested parties may participate by dialing 1-800-218-8862 and referencing reservation number 11050887. The call will also be broadcast live over the internet and... 
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12/06/05Murphy Oil Announces Successful Appraisal and Flow Test of the Azurite Marine #2 Deepwater Oil Discovery in the Republic of Congo
EL DORADO, Ark.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec. 6, 2005--Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) announced today that its Azurite Marine #2 (85%) appraisal well drilled in the Mer Profonde Sud (MPS) block in 4,488 feet of water offshore The Republic of Congo successfully appraised the Azurite Marine oil discovery announced earlier this year. A subsequent flow test produced almost 8,000 barrels of oil per day from a single zone. "The Azurite Marine #2 well, sidetrack, and subsequent flow test, ... 
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12/05/05Murphy Oil Announces Production at Medusa Field Has Resumed Following Hurricanes
EL DORADO, Ark.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec. 5, 2005--Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) announces that production has resumed at the Medusa field following Hurricane Katrina damage repairs to downstream pipeline systems owned by others. Murphy operated production at Medusa should ramp up quickly to pre-storm levels of 35,000 barrels of oil a day and 35 million cubic feet of natural gas a day. The Medusa facility is located in 2,200 feet of water on Mississippi Canyon Blocks 538 and 58... 
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10/25/05Murphy Oil Announces Quarterly Earnings
EL DORADO, Ark.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 25, 2005--Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE: MUR) announced today that net income in the third quarter of 2005 was $231 million, $1.23 per diluted share, compared to net income of $118.7 million, $.63 per diluted share, in the third quarter of 2004. Net income in the current period included income from discontinued operations of $8.6 million, $.05 per share, related to an adjustment of prior-year income taxes associated with the gain on the sale of most o... 
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10/12/05Murphy Oil Schedules Earnings Conference Call
EL DORADO, Ark.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 12, 2005--Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) has scheduled its conference call at 12:00 p.m. Central Time on Wednesday, October 26 to review third quarter 2005 earnings, which will be announced Tuesday afternoon, October 25. ACT Teleconferencing is handling arrangements for the call. Interested parties may participate by dialing 1-800-257-6607 and referencing reservation number 11041913. The call will also be broadcast live over the internet and c... 
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10/05/05Murphy Oil Declares Dividend
EL DORADO, Ark.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 5, 2005--The Board of Directors of Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE: MUR) today declared a quarterly dividend of $.1125 per share on the Common Stock of Murphy Oil Corporation. The dividend is payable December 1, 2005 to holders of record November 11, 2005. CONTACT: Murphy Oil Corporation, El Dorado Investor/Media Relations: Mindy West, 870-864-6315 SOURCE: Murphy Oil Corporation ... 
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09/29/05Murphy Oil Announces Status of Deepwater Production Facilities Following Hurricane Rita
EL DORADO, Ark.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sept. 29, 2005--Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) announced today based on preliminary inspections, minimal damage has been sustained as a result of Hurricane Rita to the Company's operated producing facilities at Front Runner (37.5%) and Medusa (60%) in the Gulf of Mexico. The Front Runner field is located in 3,500 feet of water on Green Canyon Blocks 338 and 339, approximately 135 miles south-southeast of Houma, Louisiana. The Medusa facility is loc... 
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09/04/05Murphy Oil Announces Crude Oil Spill at Meraux Refinery Due to Damage from Hurricane Katrina
EL DORADO, Ark., Sep 04, 2005 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) said today that damage caused by Hurricane Katrina to a crude oil tank holding 85,000 barrels at its Meraux, Louisiana refinery, located in St. Bernard Parish, resulted in a spill of undetermined quantity, some of which has been contained within refinery boundaries. Repairs to the retaining wall surrounding the tank have been completed. The spill was discovered around 2 pm Saturday afternoon, September 3rd. ... 
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09/01/05Murphy Oil Announces Status of Deepwater Production Facilities and Meraux Refinery Following Hurricane Katrina
EL DORADO, Ark.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sept. 1, 2005--Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) announced today, based on preliminary inspections, only minimal damage has been sustained as a result of Hurricane Katrina to the Company's operated producing facilities at Front Runner (37.5%) and Medusa (60%) in the Gulf of Mexico. The Front Runner field is located in 3,500 feet of water on Green Canyon Blocks 338 and 339, approximately 135 miles south-southeast of Houma, Louisiana. The Medusa facility is... 
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08/05/05Murphy Oil Announces Inclusion in the S&P 500
EL DORADO, Ark.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 5, 2005--Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) confirms that it was notified by Standard & Poor's yesterday afternoon that it will be added to the S&P 500 index upon completion of the Nextel acquisition by Sprint Corp. Claiborne P. Deming, Murphy Oil Corporation President and Chief Executive Officer, commented, "We are pleased to be included in such a prestigious index. Murphy combines a growing United States and international portfolio of ... 
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08/03/05Murphy Oil Declares Dividend
EL DORADO, Ark.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 3, 2005--The Board of Directors of Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE: MUR) today declared a quarterly dividend of $.1125 per share on the Common Stock of Murphy Oil Corporation. The dividend is payable September 1, 2005 to holders of record August 16, 2005. CONTACT: Murphy Oil Corporation, El Dorado Investor/Media Relations: Mindy West, 870-864-6315 SOURCE: Murphy Oil Corporation ... 
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07/26/05Murphy Oil Announces Quarterly Earnings
EL DORADO, Ark.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--July 26, 2005--Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) announced today that net income in the second quarter of 2005 was $347.7 million, $1.85 per diluted share, compared to income of $349.9 million, $1.87 per diluted share, in the second quarter of 2004. The 2005 second quarter results included an after-tax gain of $106.8 million, $.57 per share, on sale of mature oil and gas properties on the continental shelf of the Gulf of Mexico. Excluding the gain on prop... 
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07/18/05Murphy Oil Schedules Earnings Conference Call
EL DORADO, Ark., Jul 18, 2005 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) has scheduled its conference call at 12:00 p.m. Central Time on Wednesday, July 27 to review second quarter 2005 earnings, which will be announced Tuesday afternoon, July 26. ACT Teleconferencing is handling arrangements for the call. Interested parties may participate by dialing 1-800-257-1927 and referencing reservation number 11035334. The call will also be broadcast live over the internet and can be acce... 
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07/06/05Murphy Oil Updates Second Quarter Earnings Guidance
EL DORADO, Ark., Jul 06, 2005 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) expects income for the second quarter of 2005 on a post-split basis to be between $1.75 and $1.78 per diluted share including an after tax gain on sale of Gulf of Mexico Shelf properties of $106 million or $.56 per diluted share. Production during the second quarter is estimated to average 128,000 barrels of oil equivalent (BOE) per day with sales volumes of 132,000 BOE per day. Dry hole charges for the ... 
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06/29/05Murphy Oil Announces Endau #1 and Kerisi #1 Well Results in Malaysia
EL DORADO, Ark.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--June 29, 2005--Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) announced that its Endau #1 exploration well discovered oil and natural gas in multiple horizons. The Endau well reached a total depth of 8,275 feet and was drilled in 138 feet of water in Block SK 311 offshore Sarawak, Malaysia. Murphy also announced that it encountered oil at its Kerisi #1 well in deepwater Block K, offshore Sabah. The well, which was drilled to a total depth of 11,234 feet in 4,721 feet ... 
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05/11/05Murphy Oil's Board Declares Two-for-One Stock Split Following Annual Shareholders' Meeting
EL DORADO, Ark.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 11, 2005--The Board of Directors of Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) today declared a two-for-one stock split of the Common Stock of Murphy Oil Corporation. The stock split will be effected by way of a dividend of one share of stock for each share held. The distribution date for the dividend is June 3, 2005 to holders of record of stock at the close of business on May 20, 2005. Claiborne P. Deming, President and Chief Executive Officer, commen... 
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04/27/05Murphy Oil Announces Earnings
EL DORADO, Ark.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--April 27, 2005--Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE: MUR) announced today that net income in the first quarter of 2005 was $113.2 million ($1.20 per diluted share) compared to net income of $98.2 million ($1.05 per diluted share) in the first quarter of 2004. Net income in the prior year's first quarter included income from discontinued operations of $17.5 million ($.19 per share) related to results of certain conventional oil and gas properties in Western Canad... 
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04/13/05Murphy Oil Provides Drilling Update and First Quarter Earnings Guidance
EL DORADO, Ark.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--April 13, 2005--Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) announces successful appraisal wells at its Kakap discovery in Malaysia and its Thunder Hawk discovery in the Gulf of Mexico and dry holes at Jangas and Makalu. Murphy also expects net income for the first quarter of 2005 to be between $1.10 and $1.15 per diluted share. DRILLLING UPDATE In Block K offshore Sabah, Malaysia, the Kakap #2 appraisal well encountered significant oil pay in three re... 
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04/11/05Murphy Oil Schedules Earnings Conference Call
EL DORADO, Ark.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--April 11, 2005--Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) has scheduled its conference call at 12:00 p.m. Central Time on Thursday, April 28 to review first quarter 2005 earnings, which will be announced Wednesday afternoon, April 27. ACT Teleconferencing is handling arrangements for the call. Interested parties may participate by dialing 1-800-218-4007 and referencing reservation number 11028320. The call will also be broadcast live over the internet and can be ... 
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04/06/05Murphy Oil Declares Dividend
EL DORADO, Ark., Apr 06, 2005 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- The Board of Directors of Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) today declared a quarterly dividend of $.225 per share on the Common Stock of Murphy Oil Corporation. The dividend is payable June 1, 2005 to holders of record May 11, 2005. SOURCE: Murphy Oil Corporation Murphy Oil Corporation, El Dorado Investor/Media Relations: Mindy West, 870-864-6315 ... 
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03/28/05Murphy Oil Announces Results of Exploration Drilling in the Republic of Congo and Offshore Sarawak Malaysia
EL DORADO, Ark., Mar 28, 2005 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) announced today that its Saphir Marine #1 and Onyx Marine #1 exploration wells drilled in the Mer Profonde Sud (MPS) block offshore the Republic of Congo failed to encounter significant hydrocarbons. "These two exploration wells were drilled back to back after our first well, Azurite Marine #1, which we previously announced as a significant oil discovery. Both of these dry holes tested prospects within ... 
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02/09/05Murphy Awards Second Kikeh Area Development Contract
EL DORADO, Ark.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 9, 2005--Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE: MUR) announced that its wholly owned subsidiary Murphy Sabah Oil Co., Ltd. has awarded the Dry Tree Unit (DTU) contract for the Kikeh Area Field Development. The contract for the DTU was awarded to Technip Marine (Malaysia) Sdn. Bhd. for the engineering, procurement, construction, installation and commissioning of the unit. A Spar hull will be used for the dry well support structure and will be capable of ... 
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02/02/05Murphy Oil Announces Earnings and Dry Hole at Penaga
EL DORADO, Ark.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 2, 2005--Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) announced today that net income in the fourth quarter of 2004 was $134.5 million, $1.44 per share, compared to net income of $58.7 million, $.63 per share, in the fourth quarter of 2003. Net income in the current period included income from discontinued operations of $2.7 million, $.03 per share, associated with conventional oil and gas assets in Western Canada that were sold in the second quarter 2004. Inco... 
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02/02/05Murphy Oil Declares Dividend
EL DORADO, Ark.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 2, 2005--The Board of Directors of Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE: MUR) today declared a quarterly dividend of $.225 per share on the Common Stock of Murphy Oil Corporation. The dividend is payable March 1, 2005 to holders of record February 14, 2005. CONTACT: Murphy Oil Corporation, El Dorado Investor/Media Relations: Mindy West, 870-864-6315 SOURCE: Murphy Oil Corporation ... 
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01/31/05Murphy Oil Awards Kikeh Area Development Contract
EL DORADO, Ark., Jan 31, 2005 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) announced that its wholly owned subsidiary, Murphy Sabah Oil Co., Ltd. has awarded a major contract for the Kikeh Area Field Development. The contract for the floating, production, storage and offloading (FPSO) vessel was awarded to Malaysia International Shipping Corporation Berhad (MISC). Single Buoy Moorings Inc., a fully owned subsidiary of IHC Caland N.V., is the technical partner in the venture t... 
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01/27/05Murphy Oil Announces Significant Deepwater Oil Discovery in The Republic of Congo
EL DORADO, Ark.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 27, 2005--Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) announced today that its Azurite Marine #1 (85%) exploration well drilled in the Mer Profonde Sud (MPS) block in 4,531 feet of water offshore The Republic of Congo encountered significant oil pay in multiple reservoirs of Lower Miocene age. "The discovery of over 160 feet of net oil pay with no associated water, in two main horizons, is an outstanding result from our first exploration well offshore de... 
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01/18/05Murphy Oil Provides Fourth Quarter Earnings Guidance
EL DORADO, Ark--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 18, 2005--Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) expects income from continuing operations for the fourth quarter of 2004 to be between $1.30 and $1.50 per diluted share. Production during the quarter is estimated to average 108,000 barrels of oil equivalent (BOE) per day with sales volumes of 95,000 BOE per day. Both production and sales volumes represent declines from previous guidance primarily due to nearly 30 days of unanticipated downtime at t... 
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01/18/05Murphy Oil Announces Successful Drilling in Deepwater Gulf of Mexico
EL DORADO, Ark--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 18, 2005--Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) announced successful drilling results at its South Dachshund/Mondo Northwest prospect in Lloyd Ridge Blocks 1 and 2. Murphy drilled a discovery well on Lloyd Ridge Block 2 then successfully appraised the discovery with a sidetrack having a bottom-hole location on Lloyd Ridge Block 1. The wells encountered high-quality, gas-bearing reservoirs in three Miocene sands. The sidetrack well encountered over ... 
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01/17/05Murphy Oil Schedules Earnings Conference Call
EL DORADO, Ark., Jan 17, 2005 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) has scheduled its conference call at 12:00 p.m. Central Time on Thursday, February 3 to review fourth quarter 2004 earnings, which will be announced Wednesday afternoon, February 2. ACT Teleconferencing is handling arrangements for the call. Interested parties may participate by dialing 1-800-257-3401 and referencing reservation number 11022152. The call will also be broadcast live over the internet and can... 
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12/13/04Murphy Oil Announces 2005 Capital Program
EL DORADO, Ark., Dec 13, 2004 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) announces a capital program of approximately $1,066 million for 2005, comparable to total capital expenditures expected in 2004. Expenditures for upstream operations are expected to be $887 million, approximately 83% of the 2005 capital budget. Murphy's exploration expenditures are expected to be $356 million and include increased spending in Malaysia as well as continued funding of its deepwater Gulf ... 
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12/07/04Murphy Announces First Production at Front Runner Field
EL DORADO, Ark., Dec 7, 2004 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) announced today it commenced production from its Front Runner field located in Green Canyon Blocks 338 and 339 on December 4, 2004. The field is currently producing from the first of eight wells to be completed. Production from the well will be ramped up to approximately 13,000 to 15,000 barrels of oil equivalent per day. The next operation is to run three risers and then proceed to the second completion. Th... 
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10/26/04Murphy Oil Announces Quarterly Earnings
EL DORADO, Ark.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 26, 2004--Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE: MUR) announced today that net income in the third quarter of 2004 was $118.7 million, $1.27 per share, compared to net income of $68.7 million, $.74 per share, in the third quarter of 2003. Net income in the current period included income from discontinued operations of $2.9 million, $.03 per share, associated with the sale of most conventional oil and gas assets in Western Canada in the second quarter 2004. In... 
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10/19/04Murphy Oil Announces Production at Medusa Field Resumed Following Hurricane
EL DORADO, Ark.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 19, 2004--Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) announces that production has resumed at the Medusa field. Production at the Medusa SPAR had been shut in following Hurricane Ivan to clean up debris and repair damage caused by the storm. Current production is 30,000 barrels per day of oil and 30 million cubic feet per day of natural gas ramping up to pre-Ivan levels of 34,000 barrels per day of oil and 34 million cubic feet per day of natural gas. The Med... 
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10/14/04Murphy Oil Schedules Earnings Conference Call
EL DORADO, Ark., Oct 14, 2004 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) has scheduled its conference call at 11:00 a.m. Central Time on Wednesday, October 27 to review third quarter 2004 earnings, which will be announced Tuesday afternoon, October 26. ACT Teleconferencing is handling arrangements for the call. Interested parties may participate by dialing 1-800-257-3401 and referencing reservation number 11012230. The call will also be broadcast live over the internet and can b... 
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10/05/04Murphy Oil Declares Dividend
EL DORADO, Ark., Oct 5, 2004 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- The Board of Directors of Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE: MUR) today declared a quarterly dividend of $.225 per share on the Common Stock of Murphy Oil Corporation. The dividend is payable December 1, 2004 to holders of record November 12, 2004. SOURCE: Murphy Oil Corporation Murphy Oil Corporation, El Dorado Investor/Media Relations: Mindy West, 870-864-6315 ... 
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09/30/04Murphy Oil Provides Third Quarter Earnings Guidance
EL DORADO, Ark.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sept. 30, 2004--Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) expects net income from continuing operations for the third quarter of 2004 to be between $1.15 and $1.35 per diluted share, including a gain of $.27 per diluted share on a sale of properties in the U.K. North Sea. Production during the quarter from continuing operations is estimated to average 104,000 barrels of oil equivalent (BOE) per day. Expected average crude oil and natural gas sales volumes f... 
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09/20/04Murphy Oil Announces Production Downtime for Repair of the Medusa Facility
EL DORADO, Ark.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sept. 20, 2004--Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) announced today that production downtime at the Medusa field, located in Mississippi Canyon Blocks 538 and 582, could be as much as five weeks to remove a platform workover rig that incurred damage during Hurricane Ivan. The Medusa SPAR incurred minor damage that will also be repaired during this interval. The Medusa development is located in 2,200 feet of water and consists of a spar facility capable of h... 
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09/14/04Murphy Oil Announces Natural Gas Discovery Offshore Peninsular Malaysia
EL DORADO, Ark.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sept. 14, 2004--Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) announced that its Pertang #1 exploration well contains natural gas in multiple zones. The well reached a total depth of 10,500 feet measured depth and was drilled in 224 feet of water in Block PM 311, offshore Peninsular Malaysia. "The news from the Pertang #1 well is quite significant coming on the heels of our Kenarong oil and gas discovery, also in Block PM 311. In Pertang we found low CO2 gas in... 
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09/14/04Murphy Oil Announces New Oil Discovery in Deepwater Malaysia
EL DORADO, Ark.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sept. 14, 2004--Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) announced today that it discovered oil in multiple zones at the Senangin #1 exploration well. Drilled in 4,695 feet of water in Block K, offshore deepwater Sabah, the well reached a total measured depth of 15,962 feet. "This latest oil discovery in deepwater Sabah further extends the proven play fairway and is an important new addition to our list of discoveries in Malaysia," said Claiborne P. Deming... 
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09/13/04Murphy Oil Announces Field Development Plan Approval for Kikeh Area in Deepwater Malaysia
EL DORADO, Ark.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sept. 13, 2004--Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) announced that its subsidiary Murphy Sabah Oil Co., Ltd. and its partner, Petronas Carigali Sdn. Bhd. (Carigali), have received approval of the Kikeh Area Field Development Plan (FDP) from Petroliam Nasional Berhad (PETRONAS). "We are extremely pleased to receive the FDP approval by PETRONAS," said Claiborne P. Deming, Murphy Oil Corporation President and Chief Executive Officer. "It is an outstandin... 
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08/04/04Murphy Oil Announces Dividend Increase
EL DORADO, Ark.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 4, 2004--The Board of Directors of Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE: MUR) today declared a quarterly dividend of $.225 per share, or $.90 on an annualized basis. The previous quarterly dividend level was $.20 per share, or $.80 on an annualized basis. The dividend is payable September 1, 2004 to holders of record August 16, 2004. In commenting on the 12.5% dividend increase, Claiborne P. Deming, President and Chief Executive Officer, said "Raising ... 
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08/04/04Murphy Oil Announces Election of New Director
EL DORADO, Ark.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 4, 2004--Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE: MUR) announced today that Neal E. Schmale has been elected to its Board of Directors, effective August 4, 2004. Mr. Schmale is Executive Vice President and CFO at Sempra Energy in San Diego, California and is a member of its Board of Directors. He has served in this position since 1997. Prior to joining Sempra, he was with Unocal for more than 29 years serving in a variety of positions, including three yea... 
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07/27/04Murphy Oil Announces Record Quarterly Earnings
EL DORADO, Ark., Jul 27, 2004 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE: MUR) announced today that net income in the second quarter of 2004 was a record $349.9 million, $3.75 per diluted share, compared to income of $79.7 million, $.86 per diluted share, in the second quarter of 2003. Net income in the current period included income from discontinued operations of $181.8 million, $1.95 per share, $166.7 million of which was a net gain on sale of most conventional oil and gas assets ... 
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07/12/04Murphy Oil Schedules Earnings Conference Call
EL DORADO, Ark.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--July 12, 2004--Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) has scheduled its conference call at 11:00 a.m. Central Time on Wednesday, July 28 to review second quarter 2004 earnings, which will be announced Tuesday afternoon, July 27. ACT Teleconferencing is handling arrangements for the call. Interested parties may participate by dialing 1-800-366-3908 and referencing reservation number 11003189. The call will also be broadcast live over the internet and can be acc... 
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06/29/04Murphy Oil Provides Second Quarter Earnings Guidance
EL DORADO, Ark.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--June 29, 2004--Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) expects net income from continuing operations for the second quarter of 2004 to be between $1.70 and $1.80 per diluted share, excluding a gain on sale of properties in western Canada. Production during the quarter from continuing operations is estimated to average 117,000 barrels of oil equivalent (BOE) per day. Expected average crude oil and natural gas sales volumes for the quarter should be approx... 
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06/09/04Murphy Oil Announces Significant Oil and Natural Gas Discovery in Deepwater Malaysia at Kakap
EL DORADO, Ark.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--June 9, 2004--Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) announced today that its Kakap #1 exploration well encountered significant oil and natural gas pay in multiple reservoirs. Kakap #1 was drilled in 3,037 feet of water in Block K, offshore deepwater Sabah, Malaysia. "This latest discovery at Kakap further confirms our view that there is significant exploration potential across our deepwater Sabah acreage," said Claiborne P. Deming, Murphy Oil Corporatio... 
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05/27/04Murphy Oil Announces Oil and Natural Gas Discovery Offshore Peninsular Malaysia
EL DORADO, Ark., May 27, 2004 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) announced that its Kenarong #1 exploration well discovered oil and natural gas in multiple horizons. The well reached a total measured depth of 10,453 feet and was drilled in 225 feet of water in block PM 311, offshore Peninsular Malaysia. "We are pleased with the results of our first exploration well offshore Peninsular Malaysia," said Claiborne P. Deming, Murphy Oil Corporation President and Chief Exe... 
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05/12/04Murphy Oil Holds Annual Stockholders' Meeting
EL DORADO, Ark.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 12, 2004--The annual meeting of the stockholders of Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE: MUR) was held today in El Dorado, Arkansas, with Chairman William C. Nolan Jr. presiding. President and Chief Executive Officer Claiborne P. Deming presented a review of the Company's operations, followed by a period of questions from those in attendance. During the meeting, stockholders elected all nominated directors and approved the Audit Committee's appointment of KP... 
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04/29/04Murphy Oil Clarifies Conference Call Information
EL DORADO, Ark.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--April 29, 2004--Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) announces that its forthcoming development plan for its Kikeh discovery in Block K offshore Malaysia will also cover development of the nearby Kikeh Kecil and Kikeh #5 discoveries. In Murphy's conference call earlier today it was incorrectly stated that the pending development plan would not include these latter two discoveries. The forward-looking statements reflected in this release are made in re... 
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04/28/04Murphy Oil Announces Earnings
EL DORADO, Ark.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--April 28, 2004--Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE: MUR) announced today that net income in the first quarter of 2004 was $98.2 million ($1.05 per diluted share) compared to net income of $87.1 million ($.94 per diluted share) in the first quarter of 2003. The improvement in 2004 income was attributable to better exploration and production earnings, partially offset by higher losses in refining and marketing operations and higher net costs from corporate functi... 
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04/27/04Murphy Oil Announces Successful Results at the Kikeh #7 Well and the Discovery of Deeper Oil Reservoirs
EL DORADO, Ark.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--April 27, 2004--Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) announced today that its Kikeh #7 appraisal well has successfully confirmed the down dip limits of this field. Of the eight known oil reservoirs in the field, water limits have now been established in five. Additionally this well was deepened below known field pays and encountered oil in multiple sands previously undrilled in Block K. The Kikeh #7 well reached a total depth of 14,899 feet subsea and is the... 
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04/13/04Murphy Oil Schedules Earnings Conference Call
EL DORADO, Ark., Apr 13, 2004 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) has scheduled its conference call at 12:00 p.m. Central Time on Thursday, April 29 to review first quarter 2004 earnings, which will be announced Wednesday afternoon, April 28. ACT Teleconferencing is handling arrangements for the call. Interested parties may participate by dialing 1-800-366-7640 and referencing reservation number 577079. The call will also be broadcast live over the internet and can be acc... 
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04/12/04Murphy Oil Provides First Quarter Earnings Guidance
EL DORADO, Ark.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--April 12, 2004--Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) expects net income for the first quarter of 2004 to be between $.90 and $1.10 per diluted share. Production during the quarter is estimated to average 136,500 barrels of oil equivalent (BOE) per day. Expected average crude oil and natural gas sales volumes for the quarter should be 136,000 BOE per day, lower than previously expected due primarily to lower sales volumes in Malaysia. Dry hole charges f... 
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04/08/04Murphy Oil Announces Sale of Western Canada Conventional Oil and Natural Gas Properties
EL DORADO, Ark.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--April 8, 2004--Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) announces that its Canadian subsidiaries have entered into binding agreements which will results in the disposition, effective April 1, 2004, of most of its Western Canadian conventional assets as previously announced for total proceeds of C$829.5 million. This sale includes year end 2003 proved reserves (net of royalty) of approximately 46 million barrels of oil equivalent from heavy oil, light oil and nat... 
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04/07/04Murphy Oil Declares Dividend
EL DORADO, Ark.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--April 7, 2004--The Board of Directors of Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) today declared a quarterly dividend of $.20 a share on the Common Stock of Murphy Oil Corporation. The dividend is payable June 1, 2004 to holders of record May 12, 2004. CONTACT: Murphy Oil Corporation, El Dorado Investor/Media Relations: Mindy West, 870-864-6315 SOURCE: Murphy Oil Corporation ... 
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02/04/04Murphy Oil Announces Earnings
EL DORADO, Ark., Feb 4, 2004 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE: MUR) announced today that net income in the fourth quarter of 2003 was $58.7 million, $.63 per diluted share, compared to $57.6 million, $.62 per diluted share, in the fourth quarter a year ago. The fourth quarter of 2002 included income of $11.8 million, $.13 per share, from discontinued operations. Although earnings in the Company's continuing exploration and production business were up $27.1 million in the 20... 
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02/04/04Murphy Oil Declares Dividend
EL DORADO, Ark.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 4, 2004--The Board of Directors of Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE: MUR) today declared a quarterly dividend of $.20 a share on the Common Stock of Murphy Oil Corporation. The dividend is payable March 1, 2004 to holders of record February 13, 2004. CONTACT: Murphy Oil Corp., El Dorado Investor/Media Relations: Mindy West, 870-864-6315 SOURCE: Murphy Oil Corp. ... 
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01/20/04Murphy Oil Announces Results of Malaysia Deepwater Drilling Well
EL DORADO, Ark., Jan 20, 2004 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) announces that its Aya #1 exploration well encountered wet reservoir sands and will be plugged and abandoned. This well was drilled in 4,478 feet of water in Block K offshore Sabah Malaysia, on a fault separated structure down dip to the west of the previously announced Kikeh Kecil oil discovery. "We have been conducting a very active deepwater exploration program in Malaysia for some time," says Claibo... 
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01/12/04Murphy Oil Announces 2004 Capital Program
EL DORADO, Ark.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 12, 2004--Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) announces a capital program of $843 million for 2004, a decrease of approximately 15% from 2003. After the effect of the expected sale of a large portion of Murphy's western Canada exploration and production business that was announced in December, 77% of the 2004 capital budget will be allocated to upstream operations. Murphy's exploration expenditures are expected to be $225 million and include cont... 
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01/07/04Murphy Oil Schedules Earnings Conference Call
EL DORADO, Ark., Jan 7, 2004 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) has scheduled its conference call at 12:00 p.m. Central Time on Thursday, February 5 to review fourth quarter 2003 earnings, which will be announced Wednesday afternoon, February 4. ACT Teleconferencing is handling arrangements for the call. Interested parties may participate by dialing 1-800-240-2430 and referencing reservation number 566232. The call will also be broadcast live over the internet and can be... 
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12/30/03Murphy Oil Provides Fourth Quarter Earnings Guidance
EL DORADO, Ark.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec. 30, 2003--Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) expects income before special items for the fourth quarter of 2003 to be between $.55 and $.60 per diluted share. Production during the quarter is estimated to average 124,000 barrels of oil equivalent (BOE) per day. Expected average crude oil and natural gas sales volumes for the quarter should be 127,000 BOE per day. Dry hole charges for the quarter should be in the range of $19 to $22 million with ... 
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12/08/03Murphy Oil Announces Intent to Sell Certain Western Canadian Properties
EL DORADO, Ark.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec. 8, 2003--Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) announces the intention to sell its interest in various conventional oil and gas properties in western Canada. The interests are held via a wholly owned subsidiary Murphy Oil Company, Ltd. The sale is expected to include proved reserves of approximately 40 million barrels of oil equivalent from heavy oil, light oil and natural gas properties which currently produce 20,000 barrels a day on an oil equivalent b... 
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12/01/03Murphy Oil Announces First Production at Medusa Field
EL DORADO, Ark.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec. 1, 2003--Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) announced today it has commenced production from its Medusa field located in Mississippi Canyon Blocks 538 and 582. The Medusa development is located in 2,200 feet of water and consists of a spar facility capable of handling 40,000 barrels of crude oil and 110 million cubic feet of natural gas a day. Murphy is the operator of the field and holds a 60% interest with partners Eni Petroleum (25%) and Callon Pet... 
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11/13/03Murphy Oil Announces Successful Flow Test Results from the Kikeh #4 Well
EL DORADO, Ark.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 13, 2003--Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) announced today it has successfully conducted an extended drill stem test on its Kikeh #4 well. The well tested a single oil zone that was flowed for 15 days up to an equipment-limited maximum rate of 10,200 barrels of oil per day. This well was previously drilled in the Kikeh Field, lying in Block K, offshore deepwater Sabah, Malaysia. "We are extremely pleased with the results of this extended well ... 
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11/11/03Murphy Oil Announces Adjustment of $4.4 Million to Third Quarter Results Due to Subsequent Exploration Expense
EL DORADO, Arkan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 11, 2003--Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) announced the adjustment of third quarter results by $4.4 million after tax due to the expensing of a well drilled at Stolberg (30%) in Western Canada. Because the Company has not filed its third quarter financial statements with the Securities and Exchange Commission, accounting rules require that drilling costs incurred through September 30 be included in the third quarter financial statements that will... 
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10/28/03Murphy Oil Announces Quarterly Earnings
EL DORADO, Ark.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 28, 2003--Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) announced today that net income in the third quarter of 2003 was $73.1 million, $.79 per diluted share, compared to income of $37.4 million, $.41 per diluted share, in the third quarter of 2002. The current period includes special items that increased net income by $9.4 million, $.10 per share. Special items were an $11.4 million income tax benefit in Malaysia and $5.4 million of foreign currency gains, par... 
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10/06/03Murphy Oil Schedules Earnings Conference Call
EL DORADO, Ark.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 6, 2003--Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) has scheduled its conference call at 1:00 p.m. Central Time on Wednesday, October 29 to review third quarter 2003 earnings, which will be announced Tuesday afternoon, October 28. ACT Teleconferencing is handling arrangements for the call. Interested parties may participate by dialing 1-800-240-2430 and referencing reservation number 555527. The call will also be broadcast live over the internet and can be ac... 
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10/01/03Murphy Oil Declares Dividend
EL DORADO, Ark., Oct 1, 2003 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- The Board of Directors of Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) today declared a quarterly dividend of $.20 a share on the Common Stock of Murphy Oil Corporation. The dividend is payable December 1, 2003 to holders of record November 12, 2003. SOURCE: Murphy Oil Corporation Murphy Oil Corporation, El Dorado Investor/Media Relations: Mindy West, 870/864-6315 http://www.murphyoilcorp.com http://www.businesswire.com Today's New... 
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09/25/03Murphy Oil Provides Third Quarter Earnings Guidance
EL DORADO, Ark., Sep 25, 2003 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) expects income before special items for the third quarter of 2003 to be between $.60 and $.70 per share. Production during the quarter is estimated to average 119,000 barrels of oil equivalent (BOE) per day, as expected, with production from the West Patricia field in Malaysia becoming a strong contributor offsetting continued decline in Canadian natural gas production. Expected average crude oil and na... 
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09/10/03Murphy Oil Announces Successful Results at the Kikeh #5 Well
EL DORADO, Ark.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sept. 10, 2003--Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) announced today that its Kikeh #5 step out appraisal well further extends the limits of the Kikeh oil trend. This well was drilled in 4,380 feet of water in Block K (80%), offshore deepwater Sabah, Malaysia. "We are pleased with the results of this latest appraisal well which was planned to test a new fault block adjacent to the Kikeh field. Pressure data from this well confirms the new fault block i... 
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08/27/03Murphy Oil Announces Kikeh Kecil Oil Discovery in Deepwater Malaysia
EL DORADO, Ark.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 27, 2003--Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) announced a significant new oil discovery at the Kikeh Kecil #1 well, drilled in Block K, offshore Sabah, Malaysia. The well was drilled in 4,460 feet of water, 2.5 miles due north of the Kikeh field on a separate structural feature. "The results from the Kikeh Kecil well are excellent and further confirm our exploration model for this part of offshore Sabah; this well found the same reservoirs as in ... 
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08/06/03Murphy Oil Declares Dividend
EL DORADO, Ark.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 6, 2003--The Board of Directors of Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE: MUR) today declared a quarterly dividend of $.20 a share on the Common Stock of Murphy Oil Corporation. The dividend is payable September 1, 2003 to holders of record August 15, 2003. CONTACT: Murphy Oil Corporation, El Dorado Investor/Media Relations: Mindy West, 870-864-6315 SOURCE: Murphy Oil Corporation ... 
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07/30/03Murphy Oil Announces Quarterly Earnings
EL DORADO, Ark.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--July 30, 2003--Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) announced today that net income in the second quarter of 2003 was $79.7 million, $.86 per diluted share, compared to income of $14 million, $.15 per diluted share, in the second quarter of 2002. The current period includes a $34 million after-tax gain related to sale of certain oil properties in the U.K. North Sea, partially offset by after-tax costs of $12.3 million related to a fire at the Company's Merau... 
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07/24/03Murphy Oil Announces Unsuccessful Well in the Deepwater Gulf of Mexico
EL DORADO, Arkan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--July 24, 2003--Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) announces the Cool Papa well, located in Green Canyon Block 380, was unsuccessful. The well was drilled to a total depth of 27,835 feet and was temporarily abandoned. Murphy owned a 37.5% working interest in the well. Pretax dry hole costs for the well were approximately $16 million net to Murphy, and of that amount, approximately $13 million will be charged to expense in the second quarter, with the rema... 
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07/01/03Murphy Oil Provides Second Quarter Earnings Guidance
EL DORADO, Ark.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--July 1, 2003--Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) expects income before special items for the second quarter of 2003 to be between $.50 and $.65 per share. Special items to be recognized in the quarter include an after-tax gain of approximately $34 million related to the closing of the sale of certain North Sea properties and an after-tax charge of approximately $11 million to cover costs associated with the June 10 fire at the Meraux refinery. Produ... 
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06/27/03Murphy Oil Schedules Earnings Conference Call
EL DORADO, Ark.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--June 27, 2003--Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) has scheduled its conference call at 12:00 p.m. Central Time on Thursday, July 31 to review second quarter 2003 earnings, which will be announced Wednesday afternoon, July 30. ACT Teleconferencing is handling arrangements for the call. Interested parties may participate by dialing 1-800-240-7305 and referencing reservation number 544144. The call will also be broadcast live over the internet and can be acce... 
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06/23/03Murphy Oil Announces Sale of Certain Scotian Shelf Acreage and Closing of Previously Announced Sale of Various Western Canadian Properties
EL DORADO, Ark.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--June 23, 2003--Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) announced that its Canadian subsidiary, Murphy Oil Company Ltd., has agreed to sell its interests in various Scotian Shelf exploration licenses. Properties sold include interests in the Grand Pre, Musquodoboit, Margaree, Huckleberry and Highland licenses. The transaction is expected to close in the third quarter of 2003. Murphy also announced the closing of a sale of various western Canadian oil and n... 
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06/17/03Murphy Oil Announces Status of Louisiana Refinery
EL DORADO, Ark.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--June 17, 2003--Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) announced that its refinery in Meraux, Louisiana will be shut down through the third quarter of 2003 to partially repair damage suffered in last week's fire and to tie-in the Company's Clean Fuels Project equipment as previously scheduled. The Meraux refinery currently has a crude oil processing capacity of 100,000 barrels a day but will be expanded to 125,000 barrels a day following project completion with... 
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06/09/03Murphy Oil Updates Operations Offshore East Malaysia
EL DORADO, Ark.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--June 9, 2003--Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) announced today that operations on the Lepu #1 exploration well drilled in deepwater Block L, which was awarded in January of this year to Murphy (60%) and Petronas Carigali Sdn Bhd, have been completed. The rig is now being mobilized to an appraisal location at the Kikeh Field that lies in adjoining Block K (80%). Results of the Lepu #1 well will be kept confidential and costs held in suspension. ... 
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05/19/03Murphy Oil Announces First Production In Malaysia
EL DORADO, Ark.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 19, 2003--Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) announces that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Murphy Sarawak Oil Co., Ltd, commenced first oil production from its West Patricia field located in Block SK 309, offshore Sarawak, Malaysia. Murphy Sarawak is the operator of the block and holds an 85% interest and PETRONAS Carigali Sdn. Bhd., the production arm of state-owned PETRONAS, holds the remaining interest. The West Patricia field is located 40 km o... 
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05/14/03Murphy Oil Holds Annual Stockholders' Meeting
EL DORADO, Ark., May 14, 2003 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- The annual meeting of the stockholders of Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) was held today in El Dorado, Arkansas, with Chairman William C. Nolan Jr. presiding. President and Chief Executive Officer Claiborne P. Deming presented a review of the Company's operations, followed by a period of questions from those in attendance. During the meeting, stockholders elected all nominated directors, approved the Company's Stock Plan for Non-Employee ... 
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05/13/03Murphy Oil Acquires Acreage Offshore Republic of Congo
EL DORADO, Ark., May 13, 2003 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) announces that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Murphy West Africa, Ltd., has signed two production sharing contracts covering adjoining blocks Mer Profonde Sud (MPS) and Mer Profonde Nord (MPN), offshore Republic of Congo. Murphy West Africa, Ltd. is the operator and has an 85% working interest in both blocks. The exploration and production arm of Societe Nationale des Petroles du Congo (SNPC) holds the remain... 
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04/30/03Murphy Oil Announces Earnings
EL DORADO, Ark.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--April 30, 2003--Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) announced today that income before a required accounting change in the first quarter of 2003 was $94.1 million, $1.02 per diluted share, compared to income of $2.3 million, $.03 per diluted share, in the first quarter of 2002. The current period includes a $20.1 million gain related to resolution of prior years' income tax matters, which increased the Company's income by $.22 per share. In the first quarte... 
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04/22/03Murphy Oil Announces Results at Well in the Deepwater Gulf of Mexico
EL DORADO, Ark., Apr 22, 2003 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) announces the RunfortheRoses well, located in Green Canyon Blocks 735/736, encountered non-commercial quantities of hydrocarbons. The well was drilled to a total depth of 22,715 feet and was plugged and abandoned. Murphy owned a 50% working interest in the well, but paid 33% of the drilling costs. Pre-tax dry hole costs for the well were approximately $5.5 million net to Murphy, and of that amount, approxim... 
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04/14/03Murphy Oil Announces Sale of Various Canadian Properties
EL DORADO, Ark., Apr 14, 2003 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) announced that its Canadian subsidiary, Murphy Oil Company Ltd., has agreed to sell its interests in various Canadian oil and natural gas properties for consideration of $35 million. During the full year of 2002, Murphy's net daily production after royalty from these properties combined was around 1,500 barrels of oil equivalent a day and reserves recorded at year end 2002 were 4.7 million barrels. The effe... 
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04/07/03Murphy Oil Schedules Earnings Conference Call
EL DORADO, Ark.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--April 7, 2003--Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) has scheduled its conference call at 12:00 p.m. Central Time on Thursday, May 1 to review first quarter 2003 earnings, which will be announced Wednesday afternoon, April 30. ACT Teleconferencing is handling arrangements for the call. Interested parties may participate by dialing 1-800-218-8862 and referencing reservation number 534535. The call will also be broadcast live over the internet and can be access... 
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04/02/03Murphy Oil Declares Dividend
EL DORADO, Ark., Apr 2, 2003 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- The Board of Directors of Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) today declared a quarterly dividend of $.20 a share on the Common Stock of Murphy Oil Corporation. The dividend is payable June 1, 2003 to holders of record May 14, 2003. Murphy Oil Corporation Investor Relations: Mindy West, 870/864-6315 or Public Relations: Betty LeBrescu, 870/864-6222 http://www.murphyoilcorp.com http://www.businesswire.com Today's News On The N... 
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03/27/03Murphy Oil Reaffirms First Quarter Earnings Guidance
EL DORADO, Ark., Mar 27, 2003 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) expects income before special items for the first quarter of 2003 to be between $.70 and $.75 per share, reaffirming the upper end of the range previously given. Production during the quarter is estimated to average 113,000 barrels of oil equivalent (BOE) per day, as Syncrude experienced operational problems and volumes were curtailed at Terra Nova due to shuttle tanker availability. Expected average cru... 
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03/13/03Murphy Oil Announces Sale of Various North Sea Properties and Year End 2002 Reserves
EL DORADO, Ark., Mar 13, 2003 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) announced that its U.K. subsidiary, Murphy Petroleum Limited, has agreed to sell its interests in certain United Kingdom North Sea properties for consideration of $36 million. The North Sea assets include a 13.82% interest in the Ninian field, along with an 8.6% interest in an associated pipeline and a 2.3% interest in a shipping terminal in the Shetland Islands, interests of 3.7%-5.8% in the Columba fields ... 
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03/04/03Murphy Oil Announces Organizational Changes
EL DORADO, Ark.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--March 4, 2003--Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) announced today the following organizational changes: W. Michael Hulse has been named Executive Vice President - Worldwide Downstream Operations of Murphy Oil Corporation and Charles A. Ganus has been named President of the newly formed Murphy USA Retail Marketing Company. Both moves will be concurrent with the retirement of Herbert A. Fox, Jr., Executive Vice President - Worldwid... 
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02/07/03Murphy Oil Announces Election of Two New Directors
EL DORADO, Ark., Feb 7, 2003 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) announced today that Frank W. Blue and Ivar B. Ramberg have been elected to the Board of Directors, effective February 5, 2003. Mr. Blue is an attorney with Fulbright & Jaworski in Houston, Texas. Prior to joining that firm in 2001, he served as Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary of Caltex Corporation for 12 years. His career in the petroleum industry spans more than 28 years and inclu... 
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02/05/03Murphy Oil Declares Dividend
EL DORADO, Ark., Feb 5, 2003 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- The Board of Directors of Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) today declared a quarterly dividend of $.20 a share on the Common Stock of Murphy Oil Corporation. The dividend is payable March 1, 2003 to holders of record February 14, 2003. The dividend rate has been adjusted to reflect the previously announced two-for-one stock split effective December 30, 2002. CONTACT: Murphy Oil Corporation, El Dorado Invest... 
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01/28/03Murphy Oil Announces Earnings
EL DORADO, Ark.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 28, 2003--Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) announced today that net income in the fourth quarter of 2002 was $57.6 million, $.62 per diluted share, compared to net income of $28.8 million, $.31 per diluted share, in the fourth quarter a year ago. Cash flow from operating activities, excluding changes in noncash working capital items, was $173.1 million, $1.87 per share, in the current quarter compared to $122.2 million, $1.34 per share, a year ago. ... 
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01/22/03Murphy Oil Announces Organizational Changes
EL DORADO, Ark.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 22, 2003--Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) announced today the following organizational changes: John C. Higgins has been named President of the newly formed Murphy Exploration & Production Company - USA and David M. Wood has been named President of the newly formed Murphy Exploration & Production Company - International. Both moves will be effective concurrent with the retirement of Enoch L. Dawkins, President of Murphy E... 
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01/16/03Murphy Oil Announces 2003 Capital Program
EL DORADO, Ark.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 16, 2003--Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) announces a capital program of $952 million for 2003, an increase of approximately 10% from 2002. Over 75% of the capital budget will be allocated to upstream operations. Murphy's exploration expenditures are expected to be $248 million and include continued funding of its deepwater Gulf of Mexico drilling program, natural gas exploration in Western Canada and an extensive drilling... 
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01/16/03Murphy Acquires Additional Deepwater Acreage Offshore Malaysia
EL DORADO, Ark.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 16, 2003--Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE: MUR) announces that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Murphy Sabah Oil Co., Ltd, has signed two new Production Sharing Contracts covering Block L and Block M, offshore Malaysia. Murphy Sabah is the operator of both blocks and has a 60% working interest in Block L and a 70% working interest in adjoining Block M. PETRONAS Carigali Sdn. Bhd., the exploration and production arm of state-owned PETRONAS, h... 
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01/03/03Murphy Oil Schedules Earnings Conference Call
EL DORADO, Ark.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 3, 2003--Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) has scheduled its conference call at 12:00 p.m. Central Time on Wednesday, January 29 to review fourth quarter 2002 earnings, which will be announced Tuesday afternoon, January 28. ACT Teleconferencing is handling arrangements for the call. Interested parties may participate by dialing 1-800-218-0204 and referencing reservation number 518759. The call will also be broadcast live over the inte... 
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12/12/02Murphy Oil Announces Fourth Quarter Earnings Guidance
EL DORADO, Ark.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec. 12, 2002--Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) expects income before special items for the fourth quarter of 2002 to be between $.85 and $1.05 per share on a pre-split basis. This range includes the expensing of its share of a well drilled in the Boomslang field (27.5%) in the deepwater Gulf of Mexico and all prior costs related to the field. The second Boomslang well encountered less than expected quantities of hydrocarbons compromising... 
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12/04/02Murphy Oil Declares Two-For-One Stock Split
EL DORADO, Ark.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec. 4, 2002--The Board of Directors of Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) today declared a two-for-one stock split of the Common Stock of Murphy Oil Corporation. The stock split will be effected by way of a dividend of one share of stock for each share held. The distribution date for the dividend is December 30, 2002 to holders of record of stock at the close of business on December 16, 2002. In commenting on the stock split, Cla... 
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11/25/02Murphy Oil Announces Second Successful Appraisal of the Deepwater Kikeh Discovery
EL DORADO, Ark.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 25, 2002--Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) announced today that the Kikeh #3 well successfully appraised the previously announced Kikeh oil discovery drilled in Block K, offshore Sabah Malaysia. "The results from the Kikeh #3 well and the subsequent updip sidetrack are excellent and confirm the Kikeh Field as a very significant oil discovery. Our preliminary estimates put recoverable reserves in the range of 400 to 700 mill... 
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10/29/02Murphy Oil Announces Quarterly Earnings
EL DORADO, Ark., Oct 29, 2002 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) announced today that net income in the third quarter of 2002 was $37.4 million, $.81 per diluted share, compared to income of $41.7 million, $.91 per diluted share, in the third quarter a year ago. Results for the third quarter of 2002 included special items that increased net income by $7.9 million, $.17 per diluted share. Cash flow from operating activities, excluding changes in noncash working capital ite... 
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10/16/02Murphy Oil Announces Third Quarter Earnings Guidance and Oil Discovery in Shallow-Water Malaysia
EL DORADO, Ark., Oct 16, 2002 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) expects income before special items for the third quarter of 2002 to be between $.60 per share and $.65 per share. Expected crude oil sales volumes for the quarter are less than previously estimated due to a lifting at the Terra Nova field being delayed until early in the fourth quarter. As a result, there were no liftings at Terra Nova in the third quarter. This estimate is based on expected average product... 
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10/08/02Murphy Oil Announces Successful Appraisal of the Deepwater Kikeh Discovery
EL DORADO, Ark., Oct 8, 2002 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) announced today that the Kikeh #2 well successfully appraised the previously announced Kikeh #1 oil discovery drilled in Block K, offshore Sabah Malaysia. "The results from the Kikeh #2 well are excellent and confirm our enthusiasm for this significant discovery," says Claiborne P. Deming, Murphy Oil President and Chief Executive Officer. "This well was drilled approximately one mile from the discovery we... 
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10/07/02Murphy Oil Schedules Conference Call
EL DORADO, Ark., Oct 7, 2002 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) has scheduled its conference call at 12:00 p.m. Central Time on Wednesday, October 30 to review third quarter 2002 earnings, which will be announced Tuesday afternoon, October 29. ACT Teleconferencing is handling arrangements for the call. Interested parties may participate by dialing 1-800-366-3908 and referencing reservation number 500767. The call will also be broadcast live over the internet and can be ac... 
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10/02/02Murphy Oil Declares Dividend
EL DORADO, Ark., Oct 2, 2002 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- The Board of Directors of Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) today declared a quarterly dividend of $.40 a share on the Common Stock of Murphy Oil Corporation. The dividend is payable December 1, 2002 to holders of record November 11, 2002. CONTACT: Murphy Oil Corporation, El Dorado Investor Relations: Mindy West, 870/864-6315 or Public Relations: ... 
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08/20/02Murphy Oil Announces Discovery At Quatrain in the Deepwater Gulf of Mexico
EL DORADO, Ark.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 20, 2002--Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) announced successful drilling results at its Quatrain prospect in Green Canyon Block 382 located to the southwest of the Front Runner development area. Murphy is operator of the discovery and owns 37.5% with partners Dominion Exploration & Production, Inc. (37.5%), a subsidiary of Dominion (NYSE:D), and Spinnaker Exploration Company (NYSE:SKE, 25%). The discovery well, drilled to a measured ... 
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08/07/02Murphy Oil Announces Dividend Increase
EL DORADO, Ark.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 7, 2002--The Board of Directors of Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) today declared a quarterly dividend of $.40 per share, or $1.60 on an annualized basis. The previous quarterly dividend level was $.375 per share, or $1.50 on an annualized basis. The dividend is payable September 1, 2002 to holders of record August 16, 2002. In commenting on the 7% dividend increase, Claiborne P. Deming, President and Chief Executive Offic... 
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07/30/02Murphy Oil Announces Significant Oil Discovery in Deepwater Malaysia
EL DORADO, Ark.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--July 30, 2002--Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) (TSX:MUR.U) announced today that its subsidiary, Murphy Sabah Oil Co., Ltd., has drilled a significant oil discovery on the Kikeh prospect located on Block K, offshore Sabah Malaysia. "We are immensely pleased with this discovery," says Claiborne P. Deming, Murphy Oil President and Chief Executive Officer. "This well encountered several hundred feet of high quality oil reservoirs. ... 
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07/24/02Murphy Oil Announces Quarterly Earnings
EL DORADO, Ark.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--July 24, 2002--Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) (TSX:MUR.U) announced today that net income in the second quarter of 2002 was $14 million, $.30 per diluted share, compared to income of $95 million, $2.08 per diluted share, before a special item in the second quarter a year ago. Net income for the second quarter of 2001 totaled $162.6 million, $3.56 per diluted share, and included a gain on sale of Canadian pipeline assets of $67.6 million, $1.48 per dilu... 
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07/15/02Murphy Oil Elects New Chairman
EL DORADO, Ark., Jul 15, 2002 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) announces that William C. Nolan, Jr. has been elected Chairman of the Board of Directors, effective July 15, 2002. Nolan succeeds R. Madison Murphy who will remain on the Board and serve as Chairman of the audit committee of the Board of Directors. The move will allow R. Madison Murphy to devote more time to the growth and increasing complexity of his other interests, including matters related to his late fa... 
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07/10/02Murphy Oil Announces Second Quarter Earnings Guidance and Drilling Results
EL DORADO, Ark., Jul 10, 2002 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) expects results for the second quarter of 2002 to be between a loss of $.05 per share and earnings of $.15 per share. This estimate is based on expected average production during the quarter of 132,000 barrels a day and sales of 138,000 barrels a day on an oil equivalent basis. The estimate includes a projected loss from downstream operations of approximately $8 million due to the continued depressed refinin... 
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07/08/02Murphy Oil Schedules Conference Call
EL DORADO, Ark., Jul 8, 2002 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) has scheduled its conference call at 12:00 p.m. Central Time on Thursday, July 25 to review second quarter 2002 earnings, which will be announced Wednesday afternoon, July 24. ACT Teleconferencing is handling arrangements for the call. Interested parties may participate by dialing 1-800-366-3908 and referencing reservation number 484711. The call will also be broadcast live over the internet and can be access... 
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07/03/02Murphy Oil Announces Resignation of Director
EL DORADO, Ark., Jul 3, 2002 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) announces the resignation of William L. ("Bill") Rosoff from its Board of Directors. Rosoff, Senior Vice President and General Counsel of Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc., cited the growing demands of his position at Marsh & McLennan as the reason for his decision. Claiborne P. Deming, Murphy's President and CEO, stated, "During Bill's tenure on the board he made many valued contributions and we wish him the ... 
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06/21/02Murphy Oil Announces Unsuccessful Well in Deepwater Malaysia
EL DORADO, Ark.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--June 21, 2002--Murphy Sabah Oil Co., Ltd., a subsidiary of Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR), announces that its Bliais #1 well (80%), in Block K offshore Sabah Malaysia, encountered non-commercial quantities of hydrocarbons. The well is presently being plugged and abandoned. The rig will move 12 miles closer to shore to drill the Kikeh prospect (80%) in the southern corner of Block K. Murphy Sabah operates Block K with partner Petronas Ca... 
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05/08/02Murphy Oil Holds Annual Stockholders' Meeting
EL DORADO, Ark., May 8, 2002 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- The annual meeting of the stockholders of Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) was held today in El Dorado, Arkansas, with Chairman R. Madison Murphy presiding. President and Chief Executive Officer Claiborne P. Deming presented a review of the Company's operations, followed by a period of questions from those in attendance. During the meeting, stockholders elected all nominated directors, approved the Company's Annual Incentive Compensation Pla... 
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04/29/02Murphy Oil Sells $350 Million of 10-Year Notes with a Coupon of 6.375 Percent
EL DORADO, Ark., Apr 29, 2002 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) announced today that it sold $350 million of 6.375 percent coupon notes which will mature May 1, 2012. The bond is priced to yield 6.42 percent to investors. Interest is payable November 1, 2002, and semiannually thereafter. Proceeds of the issue will be used to repay outstanding indebtedness under existing credit facilities and for general corporate purposes. J.P. Morgan Securities Inc. and Banc of Ameri... 
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04/24/02Murphy Oil Announces Quarterly Earnings
EL DORADO, Ark., Apr 24, 2002 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR): MURPHY OIL CORPORATION CONSOLIDATED FINANCIAL DATA SUMMARY (Unaudited) FIRST QUARTER 2002 2001 ---- ---- Revenues $829,903,000 $1,189,385,000 Net income $2,534,000 ... 
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04/23/02Murphy Oil Announces Results of Bagang Well in Deepwater Malaysia
EL DORADO, Ark., Apr 23, 2002 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Murphy Sabah Oil Co., Ltd., an indirect wholly-owned subsidiary of Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE: MUR), announces that its first deepwater well, Bagang #1 (Murphy, 100%), drilled in Block K offshore Sabah Malaysia encountered non-commercial quantities of natural gas and the well will be plugged and abandoned. Murphy operates Block K with partner Petronas Carigali Sdn. Bhd., a wholly-owned exploration and production arm of Petronas. Murphy Pre... 
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04/08/02CAM Pipeline Oil Leak
EL DORADO, Ark., Apr 8, 2002 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Murphy Oil USA, Inc. (Murphy), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR), confirmed today that damage to a pipeline Saturday morning, in which the Company owns a minority interest, resulted in approximately 1,800 barrels of crude oil leaking into Little Lake, an area about five miles northeast of Clovelly, Louisiana. Murphy owns 29.4% of the CAM (Clovelly-Alliance-Meraux) Pipeline. A subsidiary of British Petroleum (BP... 
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04/04/02Murphy Oil Schedules Conference Call
EL DORADO, Ark., Apr 4, 2002 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) has scheduled its conference call at 12:00 p.m. Central Time on Thursday, April 25 to review first quarter 2002 earnings, which will be announced Wednesday afternoon, April 24. ACT Teleconferencing is handling arrangements for the call. Interested parties may participate by dialing 800/240-6709 and referencing reservation number 461787. The call will also be broadcast live over the internet and can be accesse... 
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04/03/02Murphy Oil Declares Dividend
EL DORADO, Ark., Apr 3, 2002 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- The Board of Directors of Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) today declared a quarterly dividend of $.375 a share on the Common Stock of Murphy Oil Corporation. The dividend is payable June 1, 2002 to holders of record May 8, 2002. CONTACT: Murphy Oil Corporation Investor Relations: Mindy West, 870/864-6315 or Public Relations: Betty Le... 
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04/01/02Murphy Oil Announces First Quarter Earnings Guidance
EL DORADO, Ark., Apr 1, 2002 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) expects earnings for the first quarter of 2002 to be between $.05 and $.10 per share, including a $3.5 million after-tax gain from the sale of Murphy's interest in the Butte pipe line. This estimate is based on expected average production during the quarter of 125,000 barrels a day and sales of 131,000 barrels a day on an oil equivalent basis. The estimate includes a projected loss from downstream operations ... 
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03/20/02Founder of Murphy Oil Corporation Passes Away
EL DORADO, Ark., Mar 20, 2002 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) announces with profound sadness that its founder Charles H. Murphy, Jr., passed away late last evening in El Dorado, Arkansas as a result of complications following surgery. He was 82 years old. While this is a truly sad occasion, all who knew and worked with Mr. Murphy are deeply grateful for all that he was and all that he accomplished in his life, particularly his integrity, leadership, entrepreneurial... 
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03/18/02Murphy Oil and Partners Award Front Runner Contract
EL DORADO, Ark., Mar 18, 2002 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) announced that its wholly owned subsidiary, Murphy Exploration & Production Company, has awarded a contract to J. Ray McDermott, Inc., a subsidiary of McDermott International, Inc. (NYSE:MDR), to construct a Floating Production System for the Front Runner Project. Murphy operates the project and owns 37.5% with partners Dominion Exploration & Production, Inc., a subsidiary of Dominion (NYSE:D), (37.5%), and ... 
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02/26/02Murphy Oil Announces Shallow-Water Malaysia Development
EL DORADO, Ark., Feb 26, 2002 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE: MUR) is pleased to announce it has completed a three well exploration and appraisal drilling program offshore Sarawak, Malaysia, which has confirmed the commercial viability of this 85%-owned shallow-water acreage. The three wells, South Acis-5, Sepang-1 and West Patricia-5, were drilled on Block SK 309 and adjoining Block SK 311, located approximately 25 miles northwest of the coastal port of Bintulu, Sarawak, ... 
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02/12/02Murphy Canada To Build Gas Stations At Select Wal-Mart Canada Stores; Customer Service, Convenience and Savings Driving Forces for Business Agreement
CALGARY, Alberta, Feb 12, 2002 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Murphy Canada, Ltd., an indirect wholly-owned subsidiary of Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR), announced that it has signed an agreement with Wal-Mart Canada to build gasoline stations at select Wal-Mart stores across the country. The Company expects to open approximately five to seven gas stations in the second half of 2002 at existing Wal-Mart stores with locations to be confirmed later this year. Expansion of the program will take place ... 
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02/06/02Murphy Oil Declares Dividend
EL DORADO, Ark., Feb 6, 2002 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- The Board of Directors of Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE: MUR) today declared a quarterly dividend of $.375 a share on the Common Stock of Murphy Oil Corporation. The dividend is payable March 1, 2002 to holders of record February 15, 2002. CONTACT: Murphy Oil Corporation, El Dorado Investor Relations: Mindy West, 870/864-6315 or Public Relations: Betty LeBrescu, 870/864-622... 
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01/30/02Murphy Oil Announces Earnings
EL DORADO, Ark., Jan 30, 2002 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE: MUR) announced that net income in the fourth quarter of 2001 totaled $28.8 million, $.63 per share, compared to earnings of $93.2 million, $2.06 per share, in the fourth quarter of 2000. The previous year's fourth quarter included three special items that reduced net income by $1.9 million, $.04 per share. Cash flow from operating activities in the fourth quarter of 2001, excluding changes in noncash working cap... 
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10/25/01Murphy Oil Announces 3rd Quarter 2001 Earnings
EL DORADO, Arkansas, October 25, 2001 – Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE: MUR) announced today that net income in the third quarter of 2001 totaled $41.7 million, $.91 per share, compared to $90.1 million, $1.99 per share, in the third quarter a year ago, which included a net benefit of $1.9 million, $.04 per share, from special items. Cash flow from operating activities, excluding changes in noncash operating working capital items, totaled $153 million, $3.35 per share, in the current quarter compa... 
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07/25/01Murphy Oil Announces Higher Quarterly Earnings
EL DORADO, Arkansas, July 25, 2001 – Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE: MUR) announced today that income before a special item in the second quarter of 2001 totaled $95 million, $2.08 a diluted share, compared to earnings of $71.6 million, $1.58 a diluted share, in the second quarter a year ago. Net income for the second quarter of 2001 totaled $162.6 million, $3.56 a diluted share, and included a gain on sale of Canadian pipeline assets of $67.6 million, $1.48 a diluted share. Net income in the seco... 
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04/25/01Murphy Oil Announces Record Quarterly Earnings
EL DORADO, Arkansas, April 25, 2001 -- Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE: MUR) announced today that net income in the first quarter of 2001 set a quarterly record and totaled $97.8 million, $2.16 a diluted share, compared to income before the cumulative effect of an accounting change of $49.1 million, $1.09 a diluted share, in the first quarter a year ago. Net income in the first quarter of 2000 totaled $40.4 million, $.90 a share, and included an after-tax charge of $8.7 million, $.19 a share, for a... 
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01/24/01Murphy Oil Announces Record Earnings
January 24, 2001 Murphy Oil Corporation announced that income before special items in the fourth quarter of 2000 totaled a Company record $95.1 million, $2.10 a diluted share, compared to earnings of $45.1 million, $1.00 a diluted share, in the fourth quarter of 1999. Fourth quarter 2000 net income totaled $93.2 million, $2.06 a diluted share, and included three special items that reduced income by $1.9 million, $.04 a diluted share. Special items in the 2000 quarter included a $10.1 mill... 
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12/12/00Murphy Oil Announces Election of New Directors
EL DORADO, Arkansas, December 12, 2000 -- Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) announced today that William L. “Bill” Rosoff and David J. H. Smith have been elected to the Board of Directors, effective February 7, 2001. William Rosoff is Senior Vice President and General Counsel of Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc. (MMC). Prior to joining MMC in October 2000, Mr. Rosoff was a Partner with Davis Polk & Wardwell, having rejoined that firm in October 1999 after serving for two years as Senio... 
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12/07/00Murphy Oil Announces 2001 Capital Program
EL DORADO, Arkansas, December 7, 2000 -- Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE: MUR) announced a capital program of $692 million for 2001. This represents an increase of 18% compared to projected capital expenditures in 2000. Approximately three-quarters of the capital budget will be allocated to upstream operations. Murphy’s development expenditures are expected to rise 41% to $280 million, primarily driven by activity surrounding deepwater Gulf of Mexico discoveries in Mississippi Canyon Blocks 538... 
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12/04/00Murphy Oil Provides Interim 4th Quarter Expectations
EL DORADO, Arkansas, December 4, 2000 -- Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE: MUR) announced that it currently expects to report earnings before special items of $1.75 to $2.00 a diluted share for the fourth quarter of 2000. Final results will depend on the outcome of the significant level of exploration drilling currently under way, including wells at the Moccasin (Garden Banks Block 297, 37.5%) and Front Runner (Green Canyon Block 338, 37.5%) prospects in the deepwater Gulf of Mexico, Ship Shoal Bloc... 
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11/12/00Murphy Oil USA Inc. Announces Emissions Credit Trade
El Dorado, Arkansas, November 12, 2000 – Murphy Oil USA, Inc. has reached agreement with TransAlta of Alberta, Canada, for the purchase of emissions reduction credits. This international agreement reflects a market-based approach to reduce the amount of carbon dioxide (CO2) emitted into the atmosphere. “Trading emissions is part of Murphy’s voluntary commitment to take steps to reduce CO2 emissions,” said Frederec Green, Senior Vice President of Murphy Oil USA, Inc. “Along with emissions redu... 
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11/07/00Murphy Oil Announces Drilling Results
EL DORADO, Arkansas, November 7, 2000 -- Murphy Oil Corporation announced that an exploratory drilling well at Green Canyon Block 297 (Cumberland, 37.5%) was unsuccessful. The well was drilled to a total measured depth of 16,750 feet. Pretax dry hole charges related to this well of approximately $11 million will be reflected in fourth quarter 2000 results. Claiborne P. Deming, President and Chief Executive Officer, commented, “We’re certainly disappointed, but remain committed to our deepwate... 
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11/06/00Murphy Oil Announces Successful Completion of Takeover Bid for Beau Canada Exploration Ltd.
CALGARY, ALBERTA, November 6, 2000 -- Murphy Acquisition Company Ltd. (``Murphy Acquisition''), an indirect wholly-owned subsidiary of Murphy Oil Corporation (``Murphy'') announces that 91,597,904 common shares of Beau Canada Exploration Ltd. (``Beau Canada'') or approximately 97% of the issued and outstanding common shares have been tendered to Murphy Acquisition's offer to purchase all the issued and outstanding common shares of October 12, 2000. Murphy Acquisition has paid for the shares depo... 
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10/25/00Murphy Oil Announces Record Quarterly Earnings
EL DORADO, Arkansas, October 25, 2000 -- Murphy Oil Corporation’s (NYSE: MUR) President and Chief Executive Officer, Claiborne P. Deming, announced that income before special items in the third quarter of 2000 totaled a Company record $83.7 million, $1.85 a diluted share, compared to earnings of $44.9 million, $1.00 a diluted share, in the third quarter of 1999. Third quarter 2000 net income totaled $85.6 million, $1.89 a diluted share, and included two special items with a net after-tax benefit... 
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10/04/00Murphy Oil To Acquire Beau Canada In Transaction Valued At US$255 Million
-- Transaction will augment MUR’s already significant producing properties in western Canada, with conventional natural gas and liquids production expected to increase over 80% and 40%, respectively -- -- Canadian proved natural gas reserves to increase over 120%; 550,000 undeveloped acres will provide ample exploration opportunities for additional growth -- -- Accretion to earnings and cash flow per share expected immediately -- EL DORADO, AR - Murphy Oil Corporation (Murphy) (NYSE: M... 
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10/04/00Murphy Oil Declares Dividend
EL DORADO, AR - The Board of Directors of Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE: MUR) today declared a quarterly dividend of $.375 a share on the Common Stock of Murphy Oil Corporation. The dividend is payable December 1, 2000 to holders of record November 10, 2000. For More Information      Barry Jeffery Investor/ Media Relations P.O. Box 7000 El Dorado, AR 71731-7000 (870) 864-6501... 
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09/27/00Murphy Oil Announces Design Competition for Medusa Project
EL DORADO, AR - Murphy Exploration & Production Company, a wholly owned subsidiary of Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE: MUR), today announced the commencement of a front-end engineering design competition (FEED) for the planned award of a contract for the engineering, procurement, construction and installation of a spar-type floating production system to be utilized for Murphy’s Medusa project located in Mississippi Canyon Blocks 538 and 582. Signing contracts for participation in the FEED s... 
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09/26/00Murphy Oil Issues Exploration Activity Update
EL DORADO, AR - Murphy Oil Corporation (Murphy) (NYSE: MUR) provided today an operational update on worldwide exploration activity. Gulf of Mexico and Onshore South Louisiana – A well in Green Canyon Block 297 (Cumberland, 37.5%) is drilling at intermediate depths targeting a reserve size of 35-60 million barrels of oil equivalent. If successful, this well could be quickly tied in to the nearby Allegheny platform, which has excess processing capacity. Results from Cumberland should be availa... 
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08/02/00Murphy Oil Increases Dividend
For More Information      Barry Jeffery Investor/ Media Relations P.O. Box 7000 El Dorado, AR 71731-7000 (870) 864-6501... 
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08/01/00Murphy Oil Reviews Conference Call
EL DORADO, AR – Claiborne P. Deming, President and Chief Executive Officer of Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE “MUR”), provided an update of operating activities to the investment community and media representatives during a conference call on July 27, 2000. Highlights of the review of operations during the conference call follow: Exploration and Production  In the Gulf of Mexico deep water, Murphy’s exploration program will accelerate as five wells are slated to commence by year-end. The Cum... 
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07/26/00Murphy Oil Announces Record Quarterly Profits
EL DORADO, AR - Murphy Oil Corporation’s President and Chief Executive Officer, Claiborne P. Deming, announced today that income before a special item in the second quarter of 2000 totaled a Company record $82.7 million, $1.83 a diluted share, compared to earnings of $15.7 million, $.35 a diluted share, in the second quarter a year ago. Net income for the second quarter of 2000 totaled $84.2 million, $1.86 a diluted share, and included a gain on sale of assets of $1.5 million, $.03 a diluted sha... 
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05/10/00Murphy Oil Holds Annual Stockholders’ Meeting
EL DORADO, AR - The annual meeting of the stockholders of Murphy Oil Corporation was held today in El Dorado, Arkansas, with Chairman R. Madison Murphy presiding. President and Chief Executive Officer Claiborne P. Deming presented a review of the Company’s operations, followed by a period of questions from those in attendance. A replay of Mr. Deming’s operational review may be accessed through the Investor Relations section of the Company’s website at http://www.murphyoilcorp.com/inv_40.asp. Dur... 
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04/26/00Murphy Oil Announces 1st Quarter 2000 Earnings
EL DORADO, AR - Murphy Oil Corporation's President and Chief Executive Officer, Claiborne P. Deming, announced today that net income in the first quarter of 2000 totaled $47.4 million, $1.05 a share, compared to a loss before special items of $5.7 million, $.13 a share, in the first quarter a year ago. The net loss in the first quarter of 1999 totaled $6.7 million, $.15 a share, and included an after-tax charge of $1 million, $.02 a share, for a reduction in force. Cash flow from operating activ... 
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04/05/00Murphy Oil Declares Dividend
EL DORADO, AR - The Board of Directors of Murphy Oil Corporation today declared a quarterly dividend of $.35 a share on the Common Stock of Murphy Oil Corporation. The dividend is payable June 1, 2000 to holders of record May 10, 2000. For More Information      Barry Jeffery Investor/ Media Relations P.O. Box 7000 El Dorado, AR 71731-7000 (870) 864-6501... 
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03/17/00Murphy Oil Announces Drilling Results
Murphy Oil Corporation (Murphy) (NYSE: MUR) announced today that exploratory drilling wells at Mississippi Canyon Blocks 815/816 (Anvil, 30%), Mississippi Canyon Blocks 378/379 (Chin Music, 53.6%) and Ship Shoal Block 320 (85%) were unsuccessful. The wells were drilled to total depths of 17,998, 18,720 and 15,093 feet, respectively. After-tax dry hole charges related to these wells of approximately $21 million will be reflected in first quarter 2000 results. Vastar Resources, Inc. (NYSE: VRI) ho... 
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02/22/00Murphy Oil Replaces 154% of Production in 1999
EL DORADO, AR - Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) announced today that it increased proved reserves for the ninth consecutive year by adding 60 million barrels of oil equivalent (BOE), equal to 154% of worldwide hydrocarbon production in 1999, at a finding and development cost of $4.96 per BOE. At year-end, the Company’s proved reserves totaled a Company record 401 million BOE, an increase of over 5% from the year-end 1998 level, and would support 10.3 years of production at current rates. Cl... 
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