Marathon Oil Corporation, (NYSE: MRO) is a United States-based oil and natural gas exploration and production company. Principal exploration activities are in the United States, Norway, Equatorial Guinea, Angola and Canada. Principal development activities are in the United States, the United Kingdom, Norway, Equatorial Guinea, and Gabon. In addition, Marathon operates other businesses that market and transport its own and third-party natural gas, crude oil and products manufactured from natural gas, such as liquefied natural gas and methanol, primarily in the United States, Europe and West Africa. Marathon's headquarters facility is the Marathon Oil Tower in Houston, Texas.
Campaign Finance$5,872,720 Given
Figures are based on itemized contributions reported to the Federal Election Commission and state agencies. Please note that:
- contributions under $200 are not reported, and so are not included in totals.
- only contributions from individuals and organizations to candidates are included. Various accounting measures and more exotic contribution types are excluded.
- contributions are matched based on organization and recipient name reported within each election cycle. Contributions using an incorrect or non-standard version of the name may be missed.
- corporate name changes and mergers may cause figures to differ from those of the Center for Responsive Politics.
- organization totals include known subsidiaries of the organization.
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Republicans vs. Democratsin dollars. "Other" includes 3rd parties and organizations without official party affiliation.
State vs. Federalin dollars
Top PAC Recipients
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Figures are based on lobbying activity reported to the Senate Office of Public Records. Reported dollar amounts are required to be accurate only to the nearest $20,000. For organizations whose primary business is lobbying, we display total income and top clients. For organizations that are not primarily lobbying firms, we display total amount spent on lobbying and top lobbying firms hired.
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Lobbying on Behalf of Marathon Oil
Names of Lobbyists
Firm Hired Amount Marathon Oil $55,030,000 Marathon Ashland Petroleum $450,000
Most Frequently Disclosed Lobbying Issues
- Energy & Nuclear Power,
- Fuel, Gas & Oil,
- Environment & Superfund,
- Foreign Relations,
- Clean Air & Water,
- Natural Resources,
- Health Issues
Most Frequently Disclosed Bills
Bill No. Title S.5 Reform America's Schools to Educate the Leaders of the Future Act H.R.2766 Fracturing Responsibility and Awareness of Chemicals Act of 2009 S.1215 Fracturing Responsibility and Awareness of Chemicals (FRAC) Act H.R.6 Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007 H.R.1084 Fracturing Responsibility and Awareness of Chemicals Act of 2011 H.R.1229 Putting the Gulf of Mexico Back to Work Act H.R.1230 Restarting American Offshore Leasing Now Act H.R.1231 Reversing President Obama's Offshore Moratorium Act H.R.1380 New Alternative Transportation to Give Americans Solutions Act of 2011 H.R.3221 Student Aid and Fiscal Responsibility Act of 2009
RegulationsMentioned in 446 dockets; Submitted to 29 dockets
All data is based on documents downloaded from Regulations.gov. The first table shows mentions: all documents that include the name of the company anywhere in the document or document metadata. The second table shows submissions: all documents where the submitter metadata included the company name. Each table shows the top 10 dockets, ranked by number of occurrences.
Matches are based on a search for the company name. Variations in the company name, such as acronyms, nicknames or alternate names may cause documents to be missed. The mention of a company name in a document may be incidental and does not necessarily indicate that the company has any relevance to the document. Company names that are common English words may erroneously match with text that is not referring to the company.
Not all agencies submit public comments to Regulations.gov. For a list of participating and non-participating agencies see here. Agencies that do submit to Regulations.gov have varying levels of accuracy and completeness.
Regulations and public comments can be downloaded in bulk here.
The tables show occurrences of "Marathon Oil" in public comments on proposed federal regulations.
Documents Submitted by the Organization
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- Toggle 3 OSHA PROCESS SAFETY MANAGEMENT OF HIGHLY HAZARDOUS CHEMICALS 2006
- Toggle 2 FWS Greater Sage-Grouse 2008
- Toggle 2 FAA Modification of Class E Airspace Findley, Ohio 2004
- Toggle 2 OSHA FIRE BRIGADES 2006
- Toggle 2 TSA Large Aircraft Security Program, Other Aircraft Operator Security Program, and Airport Operator Security Program 2008
- Toggle 1 MMS AD15 Safety and Environmental Management Systems 2008
- Toggle 1 OSHA NOISE 2006
- Toggle 1 BLM Notice of Proposed Rule: Oil and Gas; Well Stimulation, Including Hydraulic Fracturing, on Federal and Indian Lands 43 CFR 3160 2012
- Toggle 1 ESA Family and Medical Leave Act Notice of Proposed Rulemaking 29 CFR Part 825 2008
- Toggle 1 PHMSA Marathon Oil Company 2012
Mentions in Document Text
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- Toggle 37 EPA Preliminary 2008 Effluent Guidelines Program Plan 2006
- Toggle 34 EPA Oil and Natural Gas Sector -- New Source Performance Standards, National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants, and Control Techniques Guidelines 2010
- Toggle 33 EPA Notice of Proposed Rulemaking - Identification of Non-Hazardous Secondary Materials That Are Solid Waste 2008
- Toggle 23 EPA Industrial Combustion Coordinated Rulemaking FACA 2004
- Toggle 21 EPA AVAILABILITY OF REPORT TO CONGRESS ON CRUDE OIL, NATURAL GAS AND GEOTHERMAL ENERGY, EXPLORATION, DEVELOPMENT AND PRODUCTION WASTE; ANNOUNCEMENT OF PUBLIC HEARINGS 1988
- Toggle 20 EPA Technical Review of NSPS Subpart J 2007
- Toggle 19 EPA Preliminary 2006 Effluent Guidelines Program Plan 2004
- Toggle 19 EPA Greenhouse Gas Mandatory Reporting 2008
- Toggle 18 EPA Requirements for Cooling Water Intake Structures at Phase III Facilities 2004
- Toggle 17 EPA National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants for Chemical Manufacturing Area Sources 2008
EPA Violations3 Enforcement Actions
Figures are based on data from the Environmental Protection Agency’s ECHO website. The ECHO database contains federal and state environmental enforcement actions. Data displayed here includes only those actions that began after 2000 and resulted in fines of over $1 million.
Actions where the company was the sole defendant are listed first. Actions where the company is one of multiple defendants are listed subsequently.
For more information see our EPA methodology page.
|Casmalia Resources - Casmalia Negotiating Committee||Marathon Oil Co. (+26 others)||2003||Casmalia, Ca||$28,553,979|
|Lwd, Inc.||Marathon Oil Company (+84 others)||2007||Calvert City, Ky||$10,000,000|
|East Poplar Oil Field||Marathon Oil Company (+4 others)||2003||Poplar, Mt||$1,250,000|
Advisory Committees5 people on 3 committees
Data is based on disclosures required by the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA). Matches are based on the occurrence of the company name in the committee member affiliation. Variations in company names may cause some matches to be missed.
The table shows only the top 10 agencies. To search and download raw records from the complete dataset see the FACA data section.