xploration Production Company, whereby it acquired 65% interest and operatorship of Blocks 144 and 145. The blocks cover approximately 4.42 million gross acres and are located in the outer Phu Khanh Basin. The company licensed existing 2D seismic for these blocks in 2013. Cameroon In 2011, the company was granted government approval to acquire a 50% working interest and operatorship of the Ntem concession. The working interest was acquired through a farm-out agreement of the existing production sharing contract. The Ntem block, situated in the Douala Basin offshore Cameroon encompasses 573 thousand gross acres, with water depths ranging from 300 to 1,900 meters. Equatorial Guinea In 2012, the company signed a production sharing contract for block ‘W’ offshore Equatorial Guinea. The company has a 45% working interest and operates the block. The block is located offshore mainland Equatorial Guinea and encompasses 557 thousand gross acres with water depths ranging from 1,200 to 2,000 meters. Namibia In 2014, the company acquired a 40% working interest and operatorship of Blocks 2613 A/B. The company acquired the working interest through a farm-out arrangement under the existing petroleum agreement entered into in 2011. The block encompasses 2,734 thousand gross acres with water depths ranging from 400 to 2,500 meters. History The company was founded in 1950. It was incorporated in Louisiana in 1950 and reincorporated in Delaware in 1964. The company was formerly known as Murphy Corporation and changed its name to Murphy Oil Corporation in 1964.
murphy oil corp
(MUR:New York Consolidated)
200 Peach Street
El Dorado, AR 71731
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