Marathon Oil quarterly profit rises

Tuesday, 6 Nov 2012 | 1:33 PM ET

Nov 6 (Reuters) - Marathon Oil Corp on Tuesday reported a 14.5 percent increase in quarterly profit as oil and gas production rose.

Profit in the third quarter was $450 million, or 63 cents per share, compared with $393 million, or 56 cents per share, in the same quarter a year earlier.

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