Murphy to exit Malaysia to focus on Western Hemisphere assets

A subsidiary of PTT Exploration & Production PCL (PTTEP) will pay $2.127 billion to a subsidiary of Murphy Oil Corp. for Murphy’s two primary Malaysian subsidiaries, Murphy Sabah Oil Co. Ltd. and Murphy Sarawak Oil Co. Ltd. A bonus payment of up to $100 million is contingent upon certain future exploratory drilling results prior to October 2020.