|Headquarters:||El Dorado, Ark.|
Murphy Express falls under the Murphy USA family, with larger, more traditional formats than convenience stores branded Murphy USA (which typically are found near a Wal-Mart store).
In early 2016, Wal-Mart curtailed a 20-year relationship with Murphy USA, announcing that going forward it would build and operate its own gas stations. Murphy USA continues to run the branded locations it already has in Wal-Mart parking lots.
Murphy offers E10 in many of its sites and is testing E85 and bringing in E15, as well. It also offers ultra-low-sulfur diesel (ULSD) at sites that offer diesel, is testing biodiesel and provides winterized diesel in its northern locations from October to March.
El Dorado, Ark.-based Murphy offers a Murphy Check Card that links to users’ checking accounts and offers 3 cents off per gallon, and a credit card that offers 4 cents off per gallon plus points with qualifying purchases. It also plans to pilot a loyalty program in 2017, after losing access to Wal-Mart’s own fuel-rewards-based credit-card program when the partnership ended.
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