Murphy Oil Corp

Industry: Oil Gas Operations

Fortune Rank: 125

MUR is a worldwide oil and gas exploration and production company with refining and marketing operations in the U.S. and the United Kingdom and crude oil transportation & trading operations in Canada. For the 6 months ended 6/30/05, revenues rose 42% to $5.36B. Net income from cont. ops. rose 85% to $460.9M. Results reflect higher crude oil and natural gas prices, increased oil volumes and a $106.8M gain on the sales of oil and gas properties.

Murphy Oil Corporation is a worldwide oil and gas exploration, and production company with refining and marketing operations in North America and the United Kingdom. Its operations are classified into two business activities: Exploration and Production, and Refining and Marketing. Murphy's exploration and production activities are subdivided into six geographic segments, including the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Ecuador, Malaysia and all other countries. Murphy's refining and marketing activities are subdivided into geographic segments for North America and United Kingdom. In addition, Corporate and Other Activities include interest income, interest expense, foreign exchange effects and overhead not allocated to the segments.

Murphy Oil Corp

Murphy Oil Corp is a Fortune 500 company. In 2010 Murphy Oil Corp was ranked number 125 on the Fortune 500 list, making it the 125th largest company in the United States when judged by revenue.

Murphy Oil Corp achieved revenue of $19,138.00 million in 2010 and earned a profit of $837.60 million.

Murphy Oil Corp's rank changes

The company's ranking in 2010 was a decline from 2009 when it was ranked 92nd on the Fortune 500. The Previous ranking was based on its 2009 revenue of $27,513 million (a change of -8 million compared to 2010) and profits of $1,740 million (a change of 837 million compared to 2010).

Another point of view

To many investors, profits are more important than the revenue a company earns. If the Fortune 500 was ranked by profits instead of revenue then Murphy Oil Corp would be ranked 159th rather than 125th due to its profits of $838 in 2010.

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