Murphy Oil Company Ltd. - Media Statement

CALGARY, March 3, 2015 /CNW/ - Murphy Oil Company Ltd. is responding to a leak from an infield condensate transfer line at its Seal Field, located approximately 80 kilometers south east of the Town of Peace River in North Central Alberta.  The 3-inch diameter pipe was shut in after three (3) localized areas of condensate were discovered near surface during the afternoon of March 1st.  A spill response plan was immediately activated.

The Alberta Energy Regulator was notified and is on scene to coordinate clean up response with the Company.

The spill is located in a remote area and no rivers are affected.  Responders and environmental specialists are working on site to fully assess the incident and mitigate the impact of the leak. The volume of the leak is yet to be determined as part of the assessment process.

Murphy Oil Company Ltd. will provide updated information as it becomes available.

SOURCE Murphy Oil Company Ltd.

For further information:

For more information please contact Mr. Craig Popoff, General Manager, Regulatory Affairs & HSE, Murphy Oil Company Ltd. at 403-294-8000.

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