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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...

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...


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