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
worked in Murphy’s Law Department until 1969 when he left to found the
Nolan and Alderson law firm. He was also president of Noalmark
Broadcasting Corporation which owns radio stations in Arkansas and New
Mr. Nolan had been a Murphy director since 1977 and served as Chairman
since July 15, 2002. In December, 2011 the Company announced that Mr.
Nolan would retire as Chairman effective May 1, 2012, but would remain
on the Board. Claiborne P. Deming was elected to succeed Nolan as
Chairman effective May 1, 2012.
Source: Murphy Oil Corporation
Murphy Oil Corporation
Barry Jeffery, 870-864-6501