Murphy USA was founded in 1996 in El Dorado, Arkansas as a spin off of Murphy Oil. The company operates a chain of gas stations, most often in close proximity to Walmart stores.
Currently, the company has 1,400 locations in 26 states. While most stations are located near Walmart stores, there are 240 stand alone gas stations which also feature convenience stores, known as Murphy Express. In 2016, the company announced that they intended to shift their focus away from Walmart and open more independent locations.
Murphy USA is listed on the NYSE under the ticker symbol: MUSA. Forbes reports that the company had annual sales of $11.6 billion and is listed on the same website as #244 on their list of World’s Best Employers.