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US Locations

Marathon Oil employees work in various cities and towns both large and small across the United States.

Lafayette, Louisiana

Lafayette, Louisiana

The majority of our employees based in Lafayette actually work offshore on Marathon Oil's assets in the Gulf of Mexico.

With a population of 246,000, Lafayette is the fourth-largest city in Louisiana. Located at I-10 and Highway 49 in south central Louisiana, the Vermilion River runs through the center of the city.

Lafayette, influenced by the Cajun and Creole cultures, boasts numerous festivals and a variety of outstanding dining options, with one of the area’s highest restaurant counts per capita. Transportation is convenient, with service from the Lafayette Regional Airport and passenger rail. In a state dubbed "The Sportsman's Paradise," the wonderfully warm year-round climate yields many opportunities for golf, hiking, biking, bird watching and water sports.

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Dickinson, North Dakota

Dickinson, ND is a city of nearly 25,000 located on the western edge of North Dakota, about 60 miles east of the Montana State line. Strong incremental growth over the past decade has been fueled by a diverse economy fed by new wealth from energy, agriculture and manufacturing. Dickinson is the destination community for entertainment, shopping and business services. Roughrider Days, the Ukrainian Ethnic Festival, Homecoming at Dickinson State University Campus, Rodeos, Specialty Vehicle Shows, Art in the Park, and the Concert Series are just some of the activities available here. For the outdoors lovers, world-class bird and big-game hunting compliment hiking, biking and equestrian trails. The West River Community Center is the highlight of all North Dakota indoor recreation centers with two pools, tennis courts, climbing wall, fitness center, racquetball and more.

Within a day’s drive, Dickinson residents can visit Theodore Roosevelt National Park, Yellow Stone National Park, Mount Rushmore National Monument, Crazy Horse Memorial, the Twin Cities of Minneapolis/St. Paul, and Lake Sakakawea.

New Town, North Dakota

New Town, North Dakota, is a burgeoning community of about 2,000 people located 1.5 hours north of Dickinson in the Badlands area. Area attractions include Four Bears Casino and Lake Sakakawea. New Town is in the heart of the oil boom with significant infrastructure growth and local activity. Booming job growth in the energy sector, a vibrant workforce, and employment opportunities in a number of fields have made New Town a great place to build your career.

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

With well-established production, Marathon Oil has a presence in several Oklahoma cities, including Oklahoma City, Wheatland, Watonga, Marlow and Weatherford.

Both the capital of Oklahoma and its largest city, Oklahoma City boasts numerous attractions related to its Western heritage, such as the National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum and one of the largest stockyards in the country.

Oklahoma City is also known as the horse show capital of the world. With 1.2 million residents in the greater metropolitan area, entertainment and recreational opportunities abound. Oklahoma hosts several major and minor league sports teams. The downtown area features the futuristic Crystal Bridge and the National Memorial and Museum, a tribute to the victims of the 1995 Murrah Building bombing.

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Gonzales, Texas

Gonzales, one of the most historic towns in Texas, is home to the first shot fired in the Texas War of Independence. With a population of 7,000, Gonzales offers many sights, parks and picturesque views of the Guadalupe River, all within easy driving distance of San Antonio.

Attractions include the Memorial Museum, the Gonzales Pioneer Village Living History Center, Independence Park and Palmetto State Park. Adventure seekers enjoy hunting, fishing and bird watching. Gonzales is also home to the Texas Junior High Rodeo State Finals and the Texas Youth Rodeo Association Finals.

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Houston, Texas

Houston, Texas

Houston is home to Marathon Oil’s corporate headquarters and the primary location for exploration and production activities.

Located in southeastern Texas just 50 miles from the Gulf of Mexico, Houston is the fourth-largest city in the U.S. Some 3 million people live in the metropolitan area.

Covering an area of approximately 596 square miles, Houston is accessible by two major airports and sits at the intersection of I-45 and I-59 from the north and I-I0 from the east and west. Many Marathon Oil employees live in suburban communities that offer van pools for commuting to the office.

With 90 languages spoken throughout the area, Houston's population is diverse and vibrant. The city is not only considered the U.S. energy headquarters, it is also a hub of international business and home to the Texas Medical Center.

Houston boasts world-class performing arts in all disciplines and has 15 museums, including The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, the sixth-largest museum in the country. For the sports enthusiast, the city offers several professional sports teams and the largest livestock show and rodeo in the world. Five universities and three law schools offer excellent educational opportunities.

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Kenedy, Texas

Kenedy, located in the heart of the South Texas Eagle Ford Shale, serves as Marathon Oil’s hub in the area. Kenedy, population 3,300, is located 40 miles south of San Antonio and easy driving distance to Corpus Christi, Kenedy’s central location offers flexibility to those requiring more urban amenities or wanting a weekend destination.

Activities include parks, trail rides, Bluebonnet Days, golf, the Lonesome Dove Festival and the Watermelon Jubilee.

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Pleasanton, Texas

Pleasanton, located about 30 miles south of San Antonio, supports nearly 10,000 residents. The Gulf of Mexico and Corpus Christi are less than two hours away.

Pleasanton offers a small town feel, but with many amenities and conveniences associated with larger population centers.

It is the Birthplace of the Cowboy and hosts the annual Cowboy Homecoming and the Atascosa Livestock Show. Poteet, the Strawberry Capital of Texas, is just down the road. Poteet’s annual Strawberry Festival includes parades, numerous bands, and other entertainment and activities for all ages.

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San Antonio, Texas

We operate in Texas' Eagle Ford Shale formation, located in Atascosa, Gonzales, Karnes and Wilson counties near San Antonio.

The seventh-largest city in the U.S. and home to the historic Alamo, San Antonio's 1.33 million residents enjoy outstanding cultural events, history, leisure activities and more, all in close reach.

San Antonio has more than its share of modern marvels, too. The renowned River Walk, a 5-mile-long network of walkways along the banks of the San Antonio River, is an important part of the city's fabric. Lined by restaurants, shops, bars and hotels, the River Walk also links to Arneson River Theater and the San Antonio Museum of Art.

Sports fans enjoy the basketball prowess of the NBA's San Antonio Spurs, while San Antonio's warm climate affords numerous outdoor recreational activities all year long.

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Cody, Wyoming

Wyoming is home to several of Marathon Oil’s established exploration and production operations, with employees based in Cody, Byron, Garland, Grass Creek, Pitchfork, Spring Creek, Steamboat Butte, Wamsutter and the Oregon Basin.

Cody is located at the eastern gateway of world-famous Yellowstone National Park. The Buffalo Bill Historical Center is a tribute to the town's famous founder. In summer, recreational options include hiking, mountain biking, fishing and golf. Skiing, ice climbing and snowmobiling are popular winter activities.

With a 4 percent state sales tax, no state or local personal income tax, and one of the finest school districts in the Rocky Mountains, Cody is an appealing place to live.

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Non-US Locations

Marathon Oil employees are found all around the world, with current exploration and production areas centered in Canada, Europe and Africa.

Canada

Calgary, Canada

Our oil sands mining headquarters is located in Calgary.

The largest city in the province of Alberta, Calgary, is one of the fastest-growing cities in Canada. Set in rolling foothills against the majestic Canadian Rockies to the west and the great plains to the east, Calgary offers employees the best of two exciting worlds — stimulating big city life and wilderness adventure.

Calgary's attractions, performing arts and professional sports teams provide cultural outlets and entertainment for the whole family. In addition, wide-open blue skies beckon outdoor enthusiasts with year-round adventure. Calgary is a young, richly vibrant city in the heart of the West — a combination of unspoiled mountain playground and cosmopolitan style.

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Equatorial Guinea

Marathon Oil assets in Equatorial Guinea include the Alba Field, the Alba LPG plant and an LNG plant on Bioko Island.

Equatorial Guinea lies on the west coast of Africa, bordering the North Atlantic Ocean, with Cameroon to the north and Gabon to the east and south. The mainland consists of coastal plains rising to thickly forested hills on the interior. Bioko Island was formed from three extinct volcanoes. The nation's capital is Malabo, and the central hub and living accommodations for Marathon Oil employees are located here.

Equatorial Guinea has a tropical climate, hot and humid all year round. Residents speak French, Spanish and Portuguese.

Kurdistan Region of Iraq

Kurdistan Region of Iraq

This largely mountainous area boasts plentiful water, including the Tigris River and several lakes. These qualities have helped Kurdistan become an area known for both agriculture and tourism.

Because of its stability and security, the Kurdistan Region of Iraq has seen increased immigration of a wide variety of Arab and non-Arab populations. In addition, two international airports operating flights to Middle Eastern and European destinations provide an open door to the wider world.

Norway

Stavanger, Norway, serves as headquarters for Marathon Oil’s offshore assets on the Norwegian Continental Shelf, including the Alvheim development.

Located on a peninsula on the southwest coast, Stavanger is the third-largest metropolitan area in Norway, with a population of more than 115,000. Historians believe the area has been an economic and military center since the 870s. When oil was first discovered in the North Sea, Stavanger was chosen to be the onshore center for the oil industry on the Norwegian sector.

Local attractions include a football club, symphony, hiking, snowboarding and skiing and museums.

To learn more, please visit our website at http://www.marathonnorge.no/

United Kingdom

Aberdeen, Scotland

Aberdeen, Scotland

Marathon Oil has been producing oil and natural gas in the United Kingdom for more than 30 years, with operations based in Aberdeen, Scotland. Aberdeen operations support Marathon Oil's three platforms and pipeline complex in the Brae area of the North Sea.

Aberdeen, Scotland's third-largest city with a population of approximately 220,000, lies close to the Grampian Mountains with hill walking and mountain biking popular leisure activities. It is also home to the country’s largest national park, castles, distilleries, a writer’s festival and a boat festival.

Peterhead, Scotland

Peterhead, a small city of 19,000 in far northeast Scotland, serves as the supply base to support Marathon Oil's United Kingdom operations. The city is the nearest Scottish port to the Brae fields and lies about 600 miles north of London and 30 miles north of Aberdeen. One of Europe’s busiest fishing ports, Peterhead boasts more than 400 boats and a bustling fish market plus a 100-berth leisure marina. Attractions include the local football team, Maritime Heritage Centre, nearby wetlands and the Loch of Strathbeg is an important wildlife reserve and winter home for thousands of wild geese and swans.