SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
|Date of Report (Date of Earliest Event Reported):|| ||May 5, 2021|
Marathon Oil Corporation
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction
|of incorporation)||File Number)||Identification No.)|
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|5555 San Felipe Street,||Houston,||Texas|| ||77056-2723|
(Address of principal executive offices)
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|Registrant’s telephone number, including area code:||(713)||629-6600|
Former name or former address, if changed since last report
Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions:
☐ Written communications pursuant to Rule 425 under the Securities Act (17 CFR 230.425)
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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
|Title of each class|| ||Trading Symbol||Name of each exchange on which registered|
|Common Stock, par value $1.00|| ||MRO||New York Stock Exchange|
Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (§230.405 of this chapter) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (§240.12b-2 of this chapter).
|Emerging growth company||☐|
|If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act.||☐|
Item 2.02 Results of Operations and Financial Condition.
On May 5, 2021, Marathon Oil Corporation issued a press release announcing results for the quarter ended March 31, 2021. The press release is furnished as Exhibit 99.1 to this report and is incorporated herein by reference.
The information in this Current Report on Form 8-K, including Exhibit 99.1 furnished herewith, shall not be deemed to be “filed” for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the “Exchange Act”), and will not be incorporated by reference into any filing under the Exchange Act or the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, unless specifically identified as such.
Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
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| || ||Marathon Oil Corporation|
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|May 5, 2021|| ||By:|| || /s/ Gary E. Wilson|
| || || || ||Name: Gary E. Wilson|
| || || || ||Title: Vice President, Controller and Chief Accounting Officer|