HOUSTON, Oct. 22, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Marathon Oil Corporation (NYSE: MRO) announced today the releaseof its investor relations and public affairs app for iPhone, iPadand Android mobile devices. The Marathon Oil app allows users to receive the Company'scorporate news releases, SEC filings, stock price, documents andaudio webcasts related to quarterly earnings, as well as otherinvestor presentations, videos and publications. Sharingfunctionality via email, Twitter and Facebook is available as wellas the ability for users to be notified when new information isposted. Additionally, the app provides quick links to the Company'sTwitter and StockTwits streams, as well as LinkedIn. "Recognizing the growing importance of mobile technology,Marathon Oil launched this application to help ensure thatinterested audiences - including investors, analysts, media andother stakeholders - have the ability to access our corporate newsand stock information in ways that are convenient to the user,"said Howard Thill, Marathon Oil vice president of InvestorRelations and Public Affairs. The Marathon Oil app is available for free on Apple's App Storefor the iPhone and iPad and on Google Play for Android mobiledevices. Marathon Oil Corporation is an independent international energycompany. Based in Houston, Texas, Marathon Oil had net provedreserves at the end of 2011 of 1.8 billion barrels of oilequivalent in North America, Europe and Africa. For moreinformation, please visit the Company's website at http://www.marathonoil.com. Apple Inc. claims the trademarks iPhone, iPad and App Store.Google, Inc. claims the trademarks Android and Google Play.
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