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Beacon analyst joins Murphy Oil in Houston

Another energy analyst has decided to make a career move to the corporate side. Paul Nielsen, who was an oil and gas analyst at Beacon Securities Inc., has joined Murphy Oil Corp., where he will have a corporate planning role in the company’s Houston office.

Following a tough year in the capital markets, the exodus to industry has been a big factor. In the past several months, the deal flow slowed, bonuses shrank and energy companies offered a combination of high base pay and more regular hours compared with brokerages.