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HOUSTON Oct 9- Marathon Petroleum Corp and Harvest Pipeline Company said on Tuesday they have agreed to jointly build a truck-to-barge system on the Ohio River to transport crude oil produced in the Utica shale oil play to refineries for processing.
Oct 9- Marathon Petroleum Corp:. *Marathon Petroleum Corporation and Harvest Pipeline Company sign letter of. Ohio river at Wellsville, Ohio.
Oct 9- Marathon Petroleum Corp:. *Oppenheimer raises Marathon Petroleum Corp price target to $70 from. Reuters Station users, click. 1568.
*Howard Weil Raises HollyFrontier Corp price target to $39 from $34;. *Howard Weil Raises Marathon Petroleum Corp price target to $58 from. *Howard Weil Raises Phillips 66 price target to $50 from $39; rating.
Oct 9- Marathon Petroleum Corp:. *Raymond James Raises Marathon Petroleum Corp price target to $62 from. Reuters Station users, click. 1568.
PARIS, Oct 9-* U.S. stock index futures pointed to a lower open on Wall Street on Tuesday, with futures for the S&P 500 down 0.21 percent, Dow Jones futures 0.13 percent lower and Nasdaq 100 futures down 0.36 percent at 0922 GMT.
Oct 9- The following are the top stories in the Wall Street Journal on Tuesday. *BP Plc said Monday it has sold the large Texas City refinery, scene of a fatal industrial accident in 2005, to Marathon Petroleum Corp in a deal worth up to $2.5 billion.
Oct 9- Marathon Petroleum Corp:. *Barclays raises Marathon Petroleum Corp price target to $88 from $80;. Reuters Station users, click. 1568.
*Marathon to purchase refinery for $598 million. HOUSTON, Oct 8- Marathon Petroleum Corp is buying BP Plc's Texas City refinery, the site of a deadly industrial accident, in a $2.5 billion deal that will make it the No. 4 U.S. refiner with a bigger potential slice of lucrative exports.
NEW YORK-- Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Monday on the New York Stock Exchange and Nasdaq Stock Market:. Green Dot Corp., down $2.60 at $10.25. Shares of the prepaid card seller fell after Wal-Mart Stores Inc. and American Express said they will team up to make a rival card.
--Marathon Petroleum Corp. announced that it will acquire BP PLC's Texas City refinery and related assets for $598 million, plus an additional $1.2 billion for inventories. Rating Action On Oct. 8, 2012, Standard& Poor's Ratings Services affirmed its' BBB' and' A-2 ratings' on U.S.-based Marathon Petroleum Corp. The outlook is stable.
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U.S. stocks declined after the World Bank cut growth forecasts for East Asia, highlighting concerns about the global economic climate and corporate profits on the cusp of the quarterly earnings season.
*Marathon to purchase refinery for $598 million. Oct 8- Marathon Petroleum Corp struck a deal to buy BP's Texas City refinery and related infrastructure for up to $2.5 billion, a purchase that would make Marathon the fourth-largest refiner in the United States.
*Marathon to purchase refinery for $598 million* Inventory worth around $1.2 billion* Marathon could pay up to another $700 mln over 6 years. Marathon Petroleum's shares rose to $56.38 in pre-market trading, after closing on Friday on the New York Stock Exchange at $54.87.
NEW YORK-- BP has finally found a buyer for its Texas City refinery, one of the largest and most complex in the U.S. Marathon Petroleum Corp. will pay only $598 million for the refinery itself and other nearby pipelines and fuel terminals. The Texas City refinery has a troubled history.
*Marathon to purchase refinery for $598 million. HOUSTON, Oct 8- Marathon Petroleum Corp struck a deal to buy BP Plc's Texas City refinery and related infrastructure for up to $2.5 billion, a purchase that will make Marathon the fourth-largest U.S. refiner and give it a bigger potential slice of the market for refined product exports.
-Minh Phu Seafood Group, a major shrimp exporter, said Vietnam Investment Fund II Ltd has sold all the 3.5 million MPC shares in the fund's possession. -The government has decided to expand the Cat Bi airport in the northern port city of Haiphong to be able to handle international flights, with investment slated by 2015 of 5 trillion dong, the Transport Ministry said.
WASHINGTON, Oct 2- Last year's sale from U.S. emergency crude oil reserves has helped battle shrinking capacity or "creep" at the 62 salt caverns in Texas and Louisiana that form the Strategic Petroleum Reserve, the Energy Department's inspector general said on Tuesday.
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