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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...

2010-01-27 08:13:00

HOUSTON, Jan. 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Marathon Oil Corporation (NYSE: MRO) announced today that Janet F. Clark, Marathon executive vice president and CFO, will present at the 2010 Credit Suisse Energy Summit on Thursday, Feb. 4, 2010, at 9:35 a.m. EST. A live audio webcast of these remarks will be accessible via Marathon's Web site at http://www.marathon.com. This presentation and associated question-and-answer session may include forward-looking information. A replay of the...

2010-01-19 15:43:00

HOUSTON, Jan. 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Marathon Oil Corporation (NYSE: MRO) today announced that the Company's fourth quarter and year-end 2009 financial results conference call will be webcast on the Marathon Oil Corporation Web site on Tuesday, Feb. 2, at 2 p.m. EST. The call will include forward-looking information. Howard J. Thill, Marathon vice president, Investor Relations and Public Affairs, will host the call. Also participating in the call from Marathon will be Clarence P....

2010-01-04 10:53:00

KNOXVILLE, Tenn., Jan. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Pilot Travel Centers has launched a major new initiative utilizing communications tools ranging from putting messages on its fleet of tanker trucks to launching new social media sites to promote its premium coffees in 2010 and confirm Pilot coffee as "the best on the interstate." (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100104/CL31700 ) The initiative includes the company's first official Facebook fan page dedicated exclusively to coffee and...


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