Make a Difference

At Marathon Oil, we’ll give you the opportunity to apply your skills, knowledge and initiative to reach your full potential, go further in your career, and grow with us.

Our Culture


We’re excited about the future. We’re on a mission to become a premier independent exploration and production company, offering challenging positions and the chance to have a great impact while doing meaningful work. At Marathon Oil, you’ll enjoy a culture that encourages you to take ownership and be bold – a culture that is about being one team, focused on delivering results, while valuing safety, responsibility and ethics above all else.

Our People


Our performance is fueled by our people, who are known within the oil and gas industry for technical expertise and strong integrity. The skills, commitment and innovation of our teams will enable us to deliver on our lower-cost, higher-margin strategy.

It Starts With You


We’re on a transformational journey, and our future will be defined by people who are driven to realize their full potential. Your voice will be heard, your ideas will be respected and you’ll have the opportunity to take ownership and grow your career with us.

“I came to work for Marathon Oil expecting to get two years' experience in the oil and gas business before leaving to pursue another career. I'm still here over 30 years later because Marathon is a can-do company filled with the most caring, capable, smartest, ethical people in the industry. We're all problem solvers working together on common goals, always with an eye toward representing our communities in a positive way while reaching out to help those in need.
- John, Lawyer

Reach Your Full Potential


With a material position in four of the best oil-rich U.S. resource plays in different stages of development, we offer a variety of career opportunities, whether you’re a recent college graduate or an experienced professional. You’ll have the tools to develop and refine the skills and knowledge you need to succeed. Grow your career with us.

Committed to developing leaders at every level, we offer customized development plans, on-the-job development opportunities and formal training, performance processes including career development discussions, and internal networking communities.

We also provide educational reimbursement, various training opportunities and e-learning platforms to help continually build and refresh skills.

“I love coming to work every day because I can have an impact by doing what I love. Marathon provides a positive and enjoyable workplace in which people are willing to help and listen to each other. The culture allows personal and professional growth by supporting education, focusing on knowledge sharing and providing career opportunities. You're recognized for your work, which is the greatest motivator to keep contributing all you can.”
Basak, Reservoir Engineer

Marathon Oil Corporation (NYSE: MRO) is an independent oil and natural gas exploration and production company based in Houston, Texas. We’re on a transformative journey focused on the lower-cost, higher-margin opportunities in the U.S. resource plays. We remain steadfast in our commitment to be safe, responsible, and ethical. Most importantly, we appreciate our dedicated and talented employees who work to execute on our strategy and deliver results. With a strong balance sheet, relentless focus on cost and efficiency, competitive portfolio, and ability to grow our business profitably, our future has never been brighter.

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