Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of Earliest Event Reported):
March 2, 2018
Marathon Oil Corporation
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
 (State or other jurisdiction
 (I.R.S. Employer
of incorporation)
File Number)
Identification No.)
5555 San Felipe Street, Houston, Texas
 (Address of principal executive offices)
 (Zip Code)
Registrant's telephone number, including area code:
(713) 629-6600
Not Applicable
Former name or former address, if changed since last report
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Item 5.02 Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.
On March 2, 2018, the Board of Directors of Marathon Oil Corporation elected Douglas L. Foshee and M. Elise Hyland as members of the Board, effective April 1, 2018. At this time, no determination has been made with respect to committee appointments for Mr. Foshee and Ms. Hyland.
Mr. Foshee and Ms. Hyland will receive compensation for their services as a director consistent with that provided to our other non-employee directors, as previously disclosed in our annual proxy statement. There are no arrangements or understandings between Mr. Foshee or Ms. Hyland and any other person pursuant to which they were elected as a director.
On March 6, 2018, we announced the election of Mr. Foshee and Ms. Hyland to the Board. A copy of the press release is attached as Exhibit 99.1 to this report.

9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits
99.1 Press release of Marathon Oil Corporation, dated March 6, 2018


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.
Marathon Oil Corporation
March 6, 2018
 /s/ Gary E. Wilson
Name: Gary E. Wilson
Title: Vice President, Controller and Chief Accounting Officer

Exhibit Index

99.1 Press Release issued by Marathon Oil Corporation, dated March 6, 2018.