Roger W. Jenkins was elected President Chief Executive Officer of Murphy Oil Corporation in 2013. Jenkins joined Murphy in 2001 as Drilling Manager in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia where he received various promotions and in early 2007 was promoted to Vice President/General Manager, Sabah Operations. In September 2007, he was named Senior Vice President, North America. In 2009, he became President of Murphy Exploration Production Company and was named Chief Operating Officer for Murphy Oil Corporation in 2012. Jenkins earned a bachelor’s degree in Petroleum Engineering from Louisiana State University in 1983. He received an MBA in Finance from Tulane University in 1994 and has completed the Advanced Management Program at Harvard Business School.
Murphy Oil Corporation is an international oil and gas company that conducts business through various operating subsidiaries. Murphy Oil produces oil and natural gas in the United States, Canada, and Malaysia and conducts exploration activities worldwide. Murphy also has an interest in a Canadian synthetic oil operation. In 2013, the company spun off its retail marketing gasoline station chain, Murphy USA. Murphy Oil Corporation is headquartered in El Dorado, Arkansas, and has over 1,700 employees worldwide. The Company's common stock is traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol "MUR."