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2010-05-11 09:30:00

CHICAGO, May 11 /PRNewswire/ -- On Tuesday, May 18, 2010, The Executives' Club of Chicago will host Marathon Oil Corporation President and CEO Clarence P. Cazalot, Jr. In his speech, "Delivering America's Energy Security," Mr. Cazalot will address some of the hard truths concerning global energy supply and demand in the context of world population growth, developing nations' efforts to achieve economic prosperity similar to that of developed nations, and the need to meet our growing energy...

2010-05-10 15:30:00

HOUSTON, May 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Marathon Oil Corporation (NYSE: MRO) today announced results for its Flying Dutchman well, located on Green Canyon Block 511, in the Gulf of Mexico. A complete, full-text news release regarding this announcement will be accessible by visiting Marathon's website at: http://www.marathon.com/press_releases. Media Relations Contacts: Lee Warren 713-296-4103 John Porretto 713-296-4102...

2010-05-04 07:49:00

HOUSTON, May 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Marathon Oil Corporation (NYSE: MRO) today reported first quarter 2010 financial results. A complete, full-text news release for Marathon's first quarter 2010 results will be accessible by visiting Marathon's website at: http://www.marathon.com/press_releases. Media Relations Contacts: Lee Warren 713-296-4103 John Porretto 713-296-4102 Investor Relations Contacts: Howard...

2010-04-29 16:41:00

HOUSTON, April 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Marathon Oil Corporation (NYSE: MRO) announced today that it has submitted a request to the Chicago Stock Exchange (CHX) to voluntarily withdraw the listing of its common stock. Marathon will continue to be listed on the New York Stock Exchange. Marathon's decision to voluntarily withdraw its listing from the CHX was due to the low trading volume of Marathon's common stock on the CHX and to reduce its overall listing fees. Media...

2010-04-29 07:49:00

HOUSTON, April 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Marathon Oil Corporation (NYSE: MRO) today announced organizational changes within Marathon Petroleum Company LLC, the Company's wholly-owned downstream (refining, marketing and transportation) subsidiary. A complete, full-text news release regarding this announcement will be accessible by visiting Marathon's website at: http://www.marathon.com/press_releases. Media Relations Contact: Angelia Graves 419-421-2703...

2010-04-28 15:03:00

HOUSTON, April 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Marathon Oil Corporation (NYSE: MRO) announced today that the Company's board of directors has approved a 4 percent increase in the quarterly dividend payable on Marathon Oil Corporation common stock, resulting in a new quarterly dividend rate of 25 cents per share. The dividend is payable June 10, 2010, to stockholders of record on May 19, 2010. With this increase, Marathon continues its track record of growing its quarterly dividend - raising...

2010-04-28 13:27:00

HOUSTON, April 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Marathon Oil Corporation (NYSE: MRO) today announced that Randy K. Lohoff, vice president of Corporate Responsibility for Marathon Petroleum Company LLC, the Company's wholly-owned downstream (refining, marketing and transportation) subsidiary, will retire effective June 1, 2010, following a combined 33 years of service with Marathon and Ashland Inc. A complete, full-text news release regarding this announcement will be accessible by visiting...

2010-04-21 08:09:00

HOUSTON, April 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Marathon Oil Corporation (NYSE: MRO) today announced that the Company's first quarter 2010 financial results conference call will be webcast on the Marathon Oil Corporation website on Tuesday, May 4, at 4 p.m. EDT. (Please note the start time has changed). The call may include forward-looking information. Howard J. Thill, Marathon vice president, Investor Relations and Public Affairs, will host the call. Also participating from Marathon will be...

2010-04-20 07:58:00

HOUSTON, April 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Marathon Oil Corporation (NYSE: MRO) announced today results for its Dutch Auction cash tender offer. A complete, full-text news release regarding this announcement will be accessible by visiting Marathon's website at: http://www.marathon.com/press_releases. Media Relations Contacts: Lee Warren 713-296-4103 John Porretto 713-296-4102 Investor Relations Contacts:...

2010-04-20 07:40:00

HOUSTON, April 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Marathon Oil Corporation (NYSE: MRO) announced today executive appointments. A complete, full-text news release regarding this announcement will be accessible by visiting Marathon's website at: http://www.marathon.com/press_releases. Media Relations Contacts: Lee Warren 713-296-4103 John Porretto 713-296-4102 Investor Relations Contacts: Howard Thill...


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