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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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