Tagged: murphy oil corp.

With Prices Up, Jenkins Likes Murphy's Position but Plans No Dividend Hike

by Kyle Massey 5/8/2018 9:49 am

As crude oil prices topped $70 a barrel this week, Murphy Oil CEO Roger Jenkins told industry analysts not to expect an increased dividend anytime soon.

Murphy Oil Reports Adjusted 1Q Profit of $40M

by Kyle Massey 5/2/2018 5:27 pm

Murphy Oil Corp., the El Dorado petroleum exploration and production titan, reported Wednesday adjusted first-quarter income of $40 million, or 23 cents per share, on revenue of $607 million.

Murphy Oil Names Louis Utsch as Tax Chief, Succeeding Tim Butler

by Kyle Massey 4/2/2018 9:33 am

A little over a month after naming a new executive vice president and chief financial officer, Murphy Oil Corp. of El Dorado has installed a new leader in its tax department, announcing Louis W. Utsch as vice president, tax.

In Personal Use of Company Jets, Tyson Soars

by Mark Friedman 3/26/2018 12:00 am

Arkansas Business reviewed proxy documents from 17 publicly traded companies based in Arkansas to report on those that offer executives the perk of using the company jet for personal trips.

Murphy Oil Names David Looney as CFO, Succeeding Eckart

by Kyle Massey 2/26/2018 8:47 am

Murphy Oil Corp. of El Dorado has named David R. Looney as its new chief financial officer and executive vice president, succeeding John Eckart, who announced his retirement two weeks ago.

John Eckart to Retire as Murphy Oil CFO

by Kyle Massey 2/13/2018 9:40 am

Murphy Oil Corp. of El Dorado is looking for a new chief financial officer to succeed John W. Eckart, who announced Monday that he plans to retire this year after 28 years at the company.

Tax Changes: The Good, Bad and Quirky

by Kyle Massey 2/12/2018 12:00 am

Arkansas Business asked a panel of tax experts for insights on the new code, which was signed by President Donald J. Trump in late December. After hitting the highlights, they delved into provisions that surprised them.

Murphy Oil Posts Net Loss for 4Q, All of 2017

by Kyle Massey 1/31/2018 5:24 pm

Murphy Oil Corp. of El Dorado on Wednesday reported a fourth-quarter net loss from continuing operations of $285 million, or 1.65 per diluted share of stock, and a full 2017 net loss of $311 million, or $1.81 per diluted share.

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.