Claiborne Deming, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Murphy, said, “We owe a debt of gratitude to Steve for his leadership over the last year as we transitioned both our upstream and downstream businesses. The Board looks forward to working with Roger as he leads us into a new phase as an independent exploration and production company.” Deming added, “I am pleased to add Jay to our Board with his depth of professional experience and look forward to his contributions to our business.”

Copyright Business Wire 2010

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