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2009-12-17 08:00:00

HOUSTON, Dec. 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- First-ever title sponsor, Marathon Oil Corporation, and the American Heart Association selection committee have announced the finalists for the annual Paul "Bear" Bryant Awards. The winner will be voted on by the National Sportscasters and Sportswriters Association and announced live at an awards dinner benefiting the American Heart Association on Jan. 14, 2010 at the Hilton Americas in downtown Houston. The Marathon Oil Corporation Paul "Bear"...

2009-12-11 07:45:00

HOUSTON, Dec. 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Marathon Oil Corporation (NYSE: MRO) today announced that following the exercise of a right of first refusal by Sociedad Nacional De Combustiveis De Angola, E.P., (SONANGOL), SONANGOL's wholly owned subsidiary, Sociedad Pesquisa E Producao, S.A.R.L., has signed an agreement to purchase a 20 percent undivided working interest in Angola Block 32 from Marathon. The terms of the agreement are the same as the previously announced transaction. The...

2009-11-30 12:03:00

FINDLAY, Ohio, Nov. 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Marathon Oil Corporation (NYSE: MRO) today announced the following organizational changes within Marathon Petroleum Company LLC, the Company's wholly-owned downstream subsidiary. These changes are all effective Jan. 1, 2010. J. Douglas Sparkman, currently senior vice president, Transportation and Logistics, will retire effective Jan. 1, 2010, after 30 years of service. Mary Ellen Peters, currently senior vice president, Marketing, will...

2009-11-19 07:40:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Marathon Oil Corporation (NYSE: MRO) today provided investors with a comprehensive report on the Company's global operations, including a review of strategic plans to achieve profitable growth and competitive returns for shareholders. "Marathon continues to deliver on our strategic commitments. We have achieved consistent production growth, executed on major projects, significantly improved operational reliability, reduced controllable costs,...

2009-11-12 12:37:00

HOUSTON, Nov. 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Marathon Oil Corporation (NYSE: MRO) announced today that the Company's Analyst Meeting will be held Thursday, Nov. 19, and will be webcast live, beginning at 8:30 a.m. EST. The webcast will include the audio of each presentation as well as accompanying slides. The meeting is expected to last until 12:30 p.m. EST, including a question-and-answer period, and will be accessible via the Marathon Oil Corporation Web site. During the meeting,...

2009-11-10 10:06:00

HOUSTON, Nov. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Winning Strategies (www.winningstrategies.net) Editor Tim Connolly reported today that Tropical Storm Ida continues its weakness on landfall in the Gulf of Mexico and the National Hurricane Center now reports that all storm warnings have been discontinued as of 9:00 a.m. ET. Major producers Chevron, Marathon Oil Corp, and Exxon Mobil Corp had temporarily shut down some production and evacuated some personnel as a precaution by late on Sunday. Industry...

2009-11-03 07:43:00

HOUSTON, Nov. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Marathon Oil Corporation (NYSE: MRO) today reported third quarter 2009 net income of $413 million, or $0.58 per diluted share. Net income in the third quarter 2008 was $2.064 billion, or $2.90 per diluted share. For the third quarter 2009, adjusted net income was $436 million, or $0.61 per diluted share, compared to adjusted net income of $1.963 billion, or $2.76 per diluted share, for the third quarter of 2008....

2009-10-28 14:33:00

HOUSTON, Oct. 28 /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 Dec. 10, 2009, to stockholders of record on Nov. 18, 2009. For more information on Marathon Oil Corporation, visit the Company's website at www.marathon.com. Media Relations Contacts: Lee Warren 713-296-4103...

2009-10-21 11:42:00

HOUSTON, Oct. 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Marathon Oil Corporation (NYSE: MRO) today announced that the Company's third quarter 2009 financial results conference call will be webcast on the Marathon Oil Corporation Web site on Tuesday, Nov. 3, at 2 p.m. EST. The call will cover third quarter financial results and may include forward-looking information. Howard J. Thill, Marathon vice president, Investor Relations and Public Affairs, will host the call. Also participating in the call...

2009-10-21 05:00:00

Mr. Dyck to head development of Ivanhoe Energy's Canadian operations, including the Tamarack HTL oil sands project CALGARY, Oct. 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Robert Friedland, Executive Co-Chairman, President and CEO of Ivanhoe Energy Inc. (TSX: IE; NASDAQ: IVAN), today announced the appointment of North American petroleum industry executive David Dyck as President and CEO of Ivanhoe Energy Canada Inc., Ivanhoe Energy's subsidiary for operations in Canada. Mr. Dyck, who has taken up...


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