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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...

2010-04-19 07:31:00

HOUSTON, April 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Marathon Oil Corporation (NYSE: MRO) announced today that Jerry Howard, Marathon senior vice president of Corporate Affairs, will retire effective June 1, 2010, after 35 years of service. 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...

2010-04-08 07:59:00

HOUSTON, April 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Marathon Oil Corporation (NYSE: MRO) today is providing information on market factors and operating conditions that occurred during the first quarter of 2010 that could impact the Company's quarterly financial results. A complete, full-text news release for Marathon's first quarter 2010 interim update will be accessible by visiting Marathon's Web site at: http://www.marathon.com/press_releases. Media Relations Contacts: Lee Warren...

2010-04-06 07:53:00

HOUSTON, April 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Marathon Oil Corporation (NYSE: MRO) announced that the Company will begin issuing advisory news releases notifying investors and other interested parties when new and material information is available on its Web site, in compliance with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission's guidance regarding "notice-and-access" news releases. With this change the issuance of full-text financial news releases via a wire service will be discontinued....

2010-03-16 09:00:00

ENON, Ohio, March 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Speedway has been ranked as the nation's top retail gasoline brand for a second consecutive year. According to the 2010 EquiTrend® Brand Study conducted by Harris Interactive®, Speedway is the highest ranked gasoline in overall brand equity. The EquiTrend® study evaluates key metrics including: Equity, Customer Connection, Commitment, Energy, Brand Behavior, Brand Advocacy and Trust. The keystone...

2010-02-09 11:02:00

HOUSTON, Feb. 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Marathon Oil Corporation (NYSE: MRO) today announced the completion of the sale of a 20 percent undivided working interest in the Production Sharing Contract and Joint Operating Agreement in Angola Block 32 to Sociedade Nacional de Combustiveis de Angola, Empresa Publica - (SONANGOL, E.P.)'s wholly owned subsidiary, Sonangol Pesquisa e Producao, S.A. Under previously announced terms, the transaction has an effective date of Jan. 1, 2009. Marathon...

2010-02-02 07:47:00

HOUSTON, Feb. 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Marathon Oil Corporation (NYSE: MRO) today reported fourth quarter 2009 net income of $355 million, or $0.50 per diluted share. In the fourth quarter of 2008 the Company reported a net loss of $41 million, or $0.06 per diluted share. For the fourth quarter of 2009, net income adjusted for special items was $229 million, or $0.32 per diluted share, compared to net income adjusted for special items of $1.025 billion, or $1.44 per diluted share, for...

2010-02-01 07:45:00

HOUSTON, Feb. 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Marathon Oil Corporation (NYSE: MRO) announced today that the Company's board of directors has declared a dividend of 24 cents per share on Marathon Oil Corporation common stock. The dividend is payable March 10, 2010 to stockholders of record on Feb. 17, 2010. For more information on Marathon Oil Corporation, visit the Company's Web site at http://www.marathon.com. Media Relations Contacts: Lee Warren 713-296-4103...

2010-02-01 07:40:00

HOUSTON, Feb. 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Marathon Oil Corporation (NYSE: MRO) today announced a $5.1 billion capital, investment and exploration budget for 2010, a 17 percent decrease from 2009 capital spending. "Marathon's 2010 capital program will focus on Upstream activity, with an emphasis on the development of sanctioned projects, potentially significant exploration wells and advancing our growing resource plays," said Clarence P. Cazalot, Jr., Marathon president and CEO. "With the...


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