Marathon Oil Corporation Declares Third Quarter 2012 Dividend

Marathon Oil Corporation Declares Third Quarter 2012 Dividend

HOUSTON, Oct. 31, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Marathon Oil Corporation (NYSE:
MRO) announced today that the Company's board of directors has declared a
dividend of 17 cents per share on Marathon Oil Corporation common stock. The
dividend is payable on Dec. 10, 2012, to stockholders of record on Nov. 21,
2012.

For more information on Marathon Oil Corporation, visit the Company's website
at http://www.marathonoil.com.

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