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Murphy Oil corporate report

Murphy Oil corporate report

Report summary

Murphy Oil finds itself in a position of relative strength during the oil price downturn. With a strong balance sheet, cash generative assets and a diverse portfolio the company is well-placed to weather lower oil prices for longer than most. It continues to pay a healthy dividend (currently yielding over 4%) and is one of only a few companies to maintain a share repurchase programme.

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The upstream oil and gas industry conducts activities against a backdrop of growing energy and environmental challenges. Political instabilities, international conflicts and government and environmental regulation have all impacted the production process.

This has forced companies to re-examine their corporate strategy, moving away from high-risk exploratory drilling to lower-risk exploration in mature basins as they search for increased returns.

This Upstream Oil and Gas Company report offers thought-provoking insight into corporate financial health, investment strategy and operational outlook supported by our proprietary asset data and energy research experts.

Widely used by both the energy and financial sectors, our report gives you a unique perspective on key strategic and financial challenges, as well as opportunities facing this oil and gas company.

Wood Mackenzie provides an independent evaluation and expert opinion on the operational performance, strategy and future of the world's top oil and gas companies. Our unique, objective analysis helps you understand, validate, compare and challenge market and corporate views so you can assess strategic opportunities.

  • Executive summary
  • Strategy
    • Strategic positioning as oil prices collapsed
    • Impact on the financial outlook
    • Impact on key performance metrics
    • Scope to adapt investment strategy via high level of discretionary spend
    • Looking to plug the production gap
  • Economic assumptions
    • Wood Mackenzie Corporate Service: our response to low oil prices
    • Economic assumptions

In this report there are 18 tables or charts, including:

  • Executive summary
    • Executive summary: Table 1
  • Strategy
    • Relative share-price performance: Murphy vs. peers
    • Market premium / discount to WM base-case NPV10
    • Projected annual cash flow breakeven (Brent)
    • Projected year end net debt outlook
    • Reported and forecasted production
    • Benchmarking: NA diversified production CAGR
    • Eagle Ford remaining locations by sub-play
    • Eagle Ford EUR's and acreage values by sub-play
    • Murphy production scenario
    • Benchmarking: Permian NPV,10 under US$3 billion
  • Economic assumptions
    • Economic assumptions: Table 1
    • Base price assumptions (nominal terms)
    • Base, high and low Brent (nominal terms)
    • High price assumptions
    • Low price assumptions
    • Valuation assumptions
    • Foreign exchange rate assumptions
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