Correction: Murphy Oil-Headquarters story

Published on NewsOK Modified: July 10, 2014 at 12:46 pm •  Published: July 10, 2014
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EL DORADO, Ark. (AP) — In a story July 9 about Murphy Oil's new headquarters, The Associated Press reported erroneously the building's size. The headquarters will have 86,000 square feet, not 860,000 square feet.

A corrected version of the story is below:

Murphy Oil to build new HQ in El Dorado

Murphy Oil plans new headquarters in El Dorado; construction to begin in August

EL DORADO, Ark. (AP) — Construction is set to begin next month on Murphy Oil Corp.'s new headquarters in El Dorado.

Several former law offices and an abandoned house will be demolished to make room for the 86,000-square-foot headquarters. A company spokeswoman says construction is expected to be complete in September 2015.

The El Dorado News-Times reports (http://bit.ly/1ndELaB) the facility will include a two-story building with a lobby and general meeting rooms. That building will be connected to a five-story structure that will hold the company's offices.

The company says Murphy Oil will be based at the new headquarters, while Murphy USA will remain at the current facility on Peach Street in El Dorado.

Murphy Oil is an energy exploration and production company, while Murphy USA operates more than 1,200 gas stations and convenience stores.