Tagged: murphy oil corp.

Education Construction Dots the State, Dominating Commercial Projects List

by George Waldon 12/11/2017 12:00 am

The tally of largest commercial projects in Arkansas reached $2 billion for the fourth consecutive year, powered in large part by education.

Presqu’ile Winery a Nod to Way of Life for Murphys

by Jan Cottingham 12/11/2017 12:00 am

Madison Murphy, chairman of Murphy USA Inc. of El Dorado, and his family named their 200-acre California winery Presqu’ile as a “tip of the hat” to a family compound destroyed by Hurricane Katrina.

'Trump Bump' Benefits Arkansas Stockholders

by Gwen Moritz 11/6/2017 12:00 am

The “Trump Bump” has been very good for most of the 120 names on this year’s list of the state’s biggest stockholders, but the benefits have not been evenly shared.

Murphy Oil Reports Net 3Q Loss of $66M

by Kyle Massey 11/1/2017 4:51 pm

Murphy Oil Corp., the oil exploration and production giant based in El Dorado, reports a net loss of $66 million from continuing operations in the third quarter, or 38 cents per diluted share.

Wal-Mart’s Marc Lore Blows Top Off Exec Compensation List

by Gwen Moritz 10/30/2017 12:00 am

The word “outlier” was invented to describe things like the top entry on this week’s list of the highest-paid executives employed by public companies in Arkansas.

Murphy Oil Reports $17M Operating Loss for 2Q

by Kyle Massey 8/2/2017 5:40 pm

The fuel exploration and production giant based in El Dorado saw the results as a strong performance considering a decline in crude oil prices in the period.

El Dorado Gears Up for Arts District's Grand Opening

by Associated Press 6/8/2017 10:26 am

A planned $100 million entertainment district in El Dorado has a new name as the city gears up for a grand opening later this year.

El Dorado Building Its Hopes On Arts

by Kyle Massey 5/8/2017 12:00 am

In a town where an oil gusher a century ago set off one of the wildest booms in American history, transforming El Dorado into south Arkansas’ richest town, Austin Barrow presides over a boom in downtown construction.

Murphy Posts $58M 1Q Profit, but Adjusted $10M Loss

by Kyle Massey 5/3/2017 4:45 pm

Murphy Oil Corp. reported strong preliminary first-quarter financial results, including net income of $58 million, or 34 cents per diluted share of company stock. "Murphy had strong first-quarter results as we exceeded production guidance with high uptime performance across all our assets," CEO Roger Jenkins said.

Controller Retires, Murphy Oil Names Successor

by Kyle Massey 4/7/2017 1:15 pm

Murphy Oil Corp., the oil and gas exploration and production giant based in El Dorado, has announced the coming retirement of its controller, and has named his replacement.

Murphy Chief Roger Jenkins' Pay for 2016 Falls 40 Percent

by Kyle Massey 3/24/2017 11:49 am

Murphy Oil Corp. CEO Roger W. Jenkins took a pay cut of nearly 40 percent in 2016 compared with 2015, with $8.5 million in total compensation compared with just over $14 million in 2015.

Biggest Deals in Arkansas Rise 11 Percent in 2016

by Jan Cottingham 2/20/2017 12:00 am

Both the value and the volume of mergers and acquisitions in Arkansas rose last year, with the value increasing 11 percent to $9.8 billion and the volume rising 10 percent to 92.

Murphy Oil Reports $276M Loss for 2016

by Kyle Massey 1/25/2017 5:19 pm

The El Dorado oil giant had a fourth-quarter loss of $64 million but touts cost-cutting and production achievements.

Energy Sector In Arkansas Expects Shift Under Trump, Not Upheaval

by Kyle Massey 1/9/2017 12:00 am

An oil- and coal-friendly Trump administration is taking power in Washington, promising a real shake-up. Still, Arkansas energy observers caution against expecting a huge shift.

Murphy Oil Adds Keller to Board, Elevates 2 EVPs

by Kyle Massey 12/6/2016 4:25 pm

Murphy Oil Corp. of El Dorado says Elisabeth W. Keller has been elected to its board of directors, and that Eugene T. Coleman and Michael K. McFadyen have been made executive vice presidents.

Murphy Oil Subsidiary to Get 30 Percent Stake in Mexico Oil Venture

by Kyle Massey 12/6/2016 9:17 am

Murphy Oil Corp. of El Dorado expects its Mexican subsidiary, Murphy Sur, to be awarded a 30 percent stake in a joint deepwater oil exploration venture in the Gulf of Mexico.

Murphy Beats Projections With $16M Loss in 3Q

by Kyle Massey 10/26/2016 5:13 pm

The El Dorado-based petroleum giant posts a loss, but sees encouraging signs.

Wal-Mart's McMillon Tops Compensation List of 100 Arkansas Public Company Execs

by Gwen Moritz 8/29/2016 12:00 am

C. Douglas McMillon, CEO of Wal-Mart Stores Inc., has returned to the No. 1 spot on the annual list of executive compensation at publicly traded companies headquartered in the state.

Murphy Oil Gains Access to $1.2B in Revolving Credit

by Kyle Massey 8/10/2016 8:09 am

Murphy Oil Corp., the El Dorado petroleum exploration and production giant, says it has commitments from its bankers and new lenders for $1.2 billion in revolving credit.

Murphy Oil Corp. Lowers Quarterly Dividend to 25 Cents a Share

by Kyle Massey 8/3/2016 4:17 pm

The oil exploration and production giant, based in El Dorado, calls the dividend cut a "difficult but prudent" decision.