Marathon Petroleum Donates to Hurricane Sandy Disaster Relief Efforts
FINDLAY, Ohio, Nov. 8, 2012 - Marathon Petroleum Corporation (NYSE: MPC) today announced that it will donate $250,000 to the American Red Cross to provide disaster relief in communities that are recovering from Hurricane Sandy. MPC will also donate more than 119,000 MREs (meals-ready-to-eat) to Feeding America, which will distribute the food to victims in the affected region.
"The devastation of Hurricane Sandy has had an immense impact on the citizens and communities in the northeastern U.S. We hope our donation efforts will assist in providing relief to those who are attempting to recover from this terrible event," said MPC Senior Vice President of Human Resources and Administrative Services Rodney P. Nichols.
About Marathon Petroleum Corporation
MPC is the nation's fifth-largest refiner, with a crude oil refining capacity of approximately 1.2 million barrels per calendar day in its six-refinery system. Marathon brand gasoline is sold through more than 5,000 independently owned retail outlets across 18 states. In addition, Speedway LLC, an MPC subsidiary, owns and operates the nation's fourth largest convenience store chain, with approximately 1,460 convenience stores in seven states. MPC also owns, leases or has ownership interests in approximately 8,300 miles of pipeline. MPC's fully integrated system provides operational flexibility to move crude oil, feedstocks and petroleum-related products efficiently through the company's distribution network in the Midwest, Southeast and Gulf Coast regions. For additional information about the company, please visit our website at http://www.marathonpetroleum.com.
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