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Marathon Oil – Marathon Petroleum Split

by Kenneth E. DuBose on June 30, 2011

Marathon Oil and Marathon Petroeluem will split effective July 1, 2011.  The company’s new logo and website has been unveiled at MarathonOil.com.

“Marathon Oil Corporation (NYSE: MRO) unveiled a new corporate logo today as it prepares to become an independent upstream company with the spin-off of its downstream business expected to be effective at 11:59 p.m. EDT tonight.”"The new Marathon Oil logo (see attached logo) is an abstracted tri-color energy wave that symbolizes the momentum resulting from its upstream activity as well as the drive and innovation of the Company’s employees.”

“A redesigned corporate website at a new URL, http://www.marathonoil.com, is expected to go live on July 1. The Company will also update on July 1 its branding on Twitter @MarathonOil, as well as on Linkedin, StockTwits and Flickr.”

Read the full press release at marathonoil.com

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