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A Message from our Board

Every year, oil and natural gas producers face more challenges to growing profitably and creating value for shareholders, as well as rising calls for accountability to investors, employees, communities, governments and business partners for both financial and nonfinancial performance.

 
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The New HES&CR Chair

Lisa Hyland,
Retired Senior Vice President
EQT Corporation

 

Given these challenges, I am honored to become the chair of the Health, Environmental, Safety and Corporate Responsibility (HES&CR) Committee of Marathon Oil’s board of directors.

The HES&CR Committee ensures that Marathon Oil identifies and manages the health, environmental, safety, social, public policy, political issues and risks that affect our business today and could impact the Company’s long-term sustainability. Committee members also analyze Marathon Oil’s global reputation and strategic positioning.

The work of this committee is critical given heightened stakeholder expectations around corporate social responsibility. The HES&CR Committee will continue to challenge the Marathon Oil leadership team to do business with integrity, improve safety and environmental outcomes, build and reward a results-driven workforce, and contribute to a high quality of life in our communities. We recognize that strong nonfinancial performance is no longer optional – it is a requirement for sustainability.

In May 2018, Philip Lader retired from the Marathon Oil board and the chairmanship of the HES&CR Committee. Phil was a true champion of excellence in governance, society, workforce and the environment, and of Marathon Oil’s commitment to publish an annual corporate sustainability report. I, too, understand our obligation to promote sustainability, and intend to build on his example.

On behalf of the HES&CR committee and the entire Marathon Oil board of directors, thank you for your interest in our nonfinancial performance. We encourage you to share your feedback on our efforts and effectiveness so that we can continue to improve.

Respectfully,

 

Lisa Hyland
Chairman, HES&CR Committee
Marathon Oil Corporation Board of Directors

 

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