Murphy Profit Slips Amid Falling Oil Prices
Roger Jenkins

Murphy Profit Slips Amid Falling Oil Prices

Murphy Oil Corp. of El Dorado reports a decline in third-quarter profit as oil prices fell amid weaker demand. The company reported quarterly net income of $245.7 million or $1.37 per share, down about 14 percent from $284.8 million or $1.51 per share in the same quarter last year. Results beat analysts' expectations.
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Tech Park Has $522M Impact, UA Study Finds

The Arkansas Research & Technology Park has had an economic impact of more than a half-billion dollars since it was opened 10 years ago, according to a new economic impact analysis released Thursday by the Center for Business and Economic Research at the University of Arkansas.
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Wal-Mart Tests Matching Prices With Online Rivals

Wal-Mart Tests Matching Prices With Online Rivals

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is considering matching online prices from competitors like, raising the stakes for the holiday shopping season.
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Simmons Foods to Close Northeast Oklahoma Poultry Plant

An Arkansas-based poultry company has announced plans to close its processing plant in northeastern Oklahoma.
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Forest Products Companies list includes company contact information, Arkansas employees, Arkansas acreage, land use and top executive.

Rank Name No. of Arkansas Employees Arkansas Acreage
1 Georgia-Pacific LLC 2,600
2 Evergreen Packaging Group 1,017 5,200
3 Domtar Corp. 985 2,533
4 Anthony Timberlands Inc. 713 150,000
5 West Fraser Inc. 680

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Weyerhaeuser CEO Doyle R. Simons Says Housing Stats On Path Out of the Woods

Simons has been a director of Weyerhaeuser since June 2012. He was chairman and CEO of Temple-Inland Inc. from 2008 to February 2012, when it was acquired by International Paper. He held various management positions with Temple-Inland, including executive vice president from 2005 to 2007 and chief administrative officer from 2003 to 2005. Before joining Temple-Inland in 1992, he practiced real estate and banking law with Hutcheson & Grundy LLP of Houston.