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Friday, August 15, 2014

RPT-Market Chatter- Corporate finance press digest, (NYSE: MUR)

The following corporate finance-related stories were reported by media:* Petrovietnam has bid for a stake in Murphy Oil Corp's Malaysian oil and gas assets, challenging other suitors including Mitsubishi Corp and Indian state oil companies, a person with direct knowledge of the plan said.

Murphy Oil Corporation is a worldwide oil and gas exploration and production company with retail and wholesale gasoline marketing operations in the United States and refining and marketing operations in the United Kingdom. Shares of MUR traded higher by 0.32% or $0.19/share to $59.86. In the past year, the shares have traded as low as $54.67 and as high as $68.43. On average, 1201460 shares of MUR exchange hands on a given day and today's volume is recorded at 981011.