HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Murphy Oil Corporation (the “Company”) (NYSE: MUR) announced today that it has priced an offering of $550 million of 6.375% Senior Notes due 2028 pursuant to an effective shelf registration statement previously filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”).
The Company expects to close the offering on March 5, 2021, subject to customary closing conditions, and expects to use the net proceeds from the offering, together with cash on hand, borrowings under its revolving credit facility or a combination thereof, to fund the full redemption of its outstanding 4.000% Senior Notes due 2022 and 3.700% Senior Notes due 2022 (together, the “Existing Notes”) and to pay any related premiums, fees and expenses in connection with the foregoing.
BofA Securities, J.P. Morgan and MUFG are acting as physical joint book-running managers for the offering. The offering is being made under an automatic shelf registration statement on Form S-3 (Registration No. 333-227875) filed by the Company with the SEC and only by means of a prospectus supplement and accompanying prospectus. An investor may obtain free copies of the prospectus supplement and accompanying prospectus related to the offering by visiting EDGAR on the SEC website, www.sec.gov, or by contacting:
200 North College Street, 3rd Floor,
Charlotte, NC 28255
Attn: Prospectus Department
Telephone: (800) 294-1322
This news release does not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy the securities described herein, nor shall there be any sale of these securities in any jurisdiction in which such an offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of any such jurisdiction. In addition, this news release does not constitute a notice of redemption of the Existing Notes.
ABOUT MURPHY OIL CORPORATION
As an independent oil and natural gas exploration and production company, Murphy Oil Corporation believes in providing energy that empowers people by doing right always, staying with it and thinking beyond possible. It challenges the norm, taps into its strong legacy and uses its foresight and financial discipline to deliver inspired energy solutions. Murphy sees a future where it is an industry leader who is positively impacting lives for the next 100 years and beyond.
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