By OGJ editors
HOUSTON, Nov. 29 -- David Wood, in charge of international exploration and production for Murphy Oil Corp., El Dorado, Ark., will become executive vice-president with responsibility for worldwide E&P, effective Jan. 1, 2007.
At the same time, Murphy will centralize its E&P office in Houston and close its New Orleans office. John Higgins, who has been in charge of Gulf of Mexico E&P operations, will retire.
Harvey Doerr, head of Canadian operations, will become executive vice-president with responsibility for worldwide refining and marketing and all strategic planning and be based in El Dorado.