Marathon Oil Corporation Announces Increase in Quarterly Dividend

HOUSTON, July 31, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Marathon Oil Corporation (NYSE: MRO) announced today that the Company's board of directors has approved a 12 percent increase in the quarterly dividend payable on Marathon Oil Corporation common stock, resulting in a new quarterly dividend rate of 19 cents per share. The dividend is payable on Sept. 10, 2013, to stockholders of record on Aug. 21, 2013.

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