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EX-99.1 - A NEWS RELEASE ANNOUNCING PRELIMINARY EARNINGS FOR THE FOURTH QUARTER - MURPHY OIL CORP /DEd476203dex991.htm

 

 

UNITED STATES

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

Washington, D.C. 20549

 

 

FORM 8-K

 

 

CURRENT REPORT

PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d) OF

THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934

Date of report (Date of earliest event reported): January 30, 2013

 

 

MURPHY OIL CORPORATION

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

 

 

 

Delaware   1-8590   71-0361522

(State or other jurisdiction

of incorporation)

 

(Commission

File Number)

 

(IRS Employer

Identification No.)

200 Peach Street

P.O. Box 7000, El Dorado, Arkansas

  71731-7000
(Address of principal executive offices)   (Zip Code)

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code 870-862-6411

Not applicable

(Former Name or Former Address, if Changed Since Last Report)

 

 

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Item 2.02. Results of Operations and Financial Condition

The following information is furnished pursuant to Item 2.02, “Results of Operations and Financial Condition.”

On January 30, 2013, Murphy Oil Corporation issued a news release announcing its preliminary earnings for the fourth quarter that ended on December 31, 2012. The full text of this news release is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1.

 

Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits

 

  (d) Exhibits

 

99.1   A news release dated January 30, 2013 announcing preliminary earnings for the fourth quarter that ended on December 31, 2012 is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1.


Signature

Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.

 

MURPHY OIL CORPORATION
By:  

/s/ John W. Eckart

  John W. Eckart
  Senior Vice President and Controller

Date: January 30, 2013


Exhibit Index

 

99.1   News release dated January 30, 2013, as issued by Murphy Oil Corporation.