Walter K. Compton has Promoted to General Counsel at Murphy Oil Corporation

Date of management change: February 07, 2014 

What Happened?

El Dorado, AR-based Murphy Oil Corporation has Promoted Walter K. Compton as General Counsel


About the Company

Murphy Oil Corporation is an independent exploration and production company with a strong oil-weighted portfolio of global offshore and onshore assets with upside to our exploration program. Our global offshore operations are balanced by a predictable North America onshore business. Exploration activities are focused in four main regions: Deepwater Gulf of Mexico, the Atlantic Margin, Southeast Asia and Australia.


About the Person

Walter K. Compton has been an Executive Vice President and General Counsel of Murphy Oil Corporation since February 7, 2014 and since March 01, 2011 respectively. Mr. Compton served as Senior Vice President of Murphy Oil Corporation since March 01, 2011 until February 7, 2014. Mr. Compton served as Vice President of Law at Murphy Oil from February 2009 to February 2011. Mr. Compton served as a Secretary of Murphy Oil from December 1996 to February 2011. Mr. Compton served as Secretary of Murphy Exploration & Production Company - USA, Murphy Oil USA, Inc., Murphy Eastern Oil Company and Murphy Exploration & Production Company - International, subsidiaries of Murphy Oil. Mr. Compton was an attorney since 1988 and Manager of Law Department since November 1996. Mr. Compton received a Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration from Southern Methodist University and a Law Degree from the University of Arkansas.


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