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Last $16.79 USD
Change Today +0.82 / 5.13%
Volume 5.2M
As of 8:04 PM 02/12/16 All times are local (Market data is delayed by at least 15 minutes).
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200 Peach Street

P.O. Box 7000

El Dorado, AR 71731-7000

United States

Phone: 870-862-6411


Murphy Oil Corporation operates as an oil and gas exploration and production company. The company’s exploration and production activities are subdivided into four geographic segments, including the United States, Canada, Malaysia and all other countries. Exploration and Production The company’s exploration and production business explores for and produces crude oil, natural gas, and natural gas liquids worldwide. The company’s exploration and production management team in Houston, Texas, directs the company’s worldwide exploration and production activities. This business maintains upstream operating offices in other locations around the world, with the most significant of these including Calgary, Alberta and Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. During 2014, the company’s principal exploration and production activities were conducted in the United States by wholly owned Murphy Exploration & Production Company – USA (Murphy Expro USA), in Malaysia, Indonesia, Australia, Brunei, Cameroon, Vietnam, Equatorial Guinea, Suriname and Namibia by wholly owned Murphy Exploration & Production Company – International (Murphy Expro International) and its subsidiaries, and in Western Canada and offshore Eastern Canada by wholly-owned Murphy Oil Company Ltd. (MOCL) and its subsidiaries. MOCL owns a 5% undivided interest in Syncrude Canada Ltd. in northern Alberta. In December 2014, the company sold 20% of its interests in Malaysia; a further sale of an additional 10% interest in Malaysia was completed in January 2015. The United States In the United States, the company primarily has production of crude oil, natural gas liquids and natural gas from fields in the Eagle Ford Shale area of south Texas and in the deepwater Gulf of Mexico. The company holds a 70% interest in Dalmatian in DeSoto Canyon Blocks 4 and 48, 60% interest in Medusa in Mississippi Canyon Blocks 538/582, and 62.5% working interests in the Front Runner field in Green Canyon Blocks 338/339 and the Thunder Hawk field in Mississippi Canyon Block 734. As of December 31, 2014, the company had total proved reserves for Gulf of Mexico fields of 37.0 million barrels of oil and gas liquids and 90 billion cubic feet of natural gas. The company holds rights to approximately 152 thousand gross acres in south Texas in the Eagle Ford Shale unconventional oil and gas play. The company’s total proved reserves in the U.S., as of December 31, 2014, included 204.9 million barrels of crude oil, 29.1 million barrels of natural gas liquids, and 226 billion cubic feet of natural gas. Canada In Canada, the company owns an interest in three significant non-operated assets – the Hibernia and Terra Nova fields offshore Newfoundland in the Jeanne d’Arc Basin and Syncrude Canada Ltd. in northern Alberta. In addition, the company owns interests in one wholly-owned heavy oil area and two wholly-owned significant natural gas areas in the Western Canadian Sedimentary Basin (WCSB). The company has a 6.5% working interest in Hibernia, while at Terra Nova the company’s working interest is 10.475%. Total proved oil reserves, as of December 31, 2014, at Hibernia and Terra Nova included approximately 14.6 million barrels and 7.3 million barrels, respectively. The company owns a 5% interest in Syncrude Canada Ltd. (Syncrude), a joint venture located about 25 miles north of Fort McMurray, Alberta. Syncrude utilizes its assets, which include three coking units, to extract bitumen from oil sand deposits and to upgrade this bitumen into a high-value synthetic crude oil. Total proved reserves for Syncrude, as of December 31, 2014, included 105.6 million barrels. The company has 117 thousand net acres of mineral rights in the Montney area, which includes the Tupper and Tupper West natural gas producing areas. The company has 268 thousand net acres of mineral rights in the Seal area located in the Peace River oil sands area of Northwest Alberta. Total WCSB proved liquids and natural gas reserves, as of December 31, 2014, excluding Syncrude, was 16.3 million barrels and 825 billion cubic feet, respectively. Malaysia In Malaysia, the company has majority interests in eight separate production sh


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