Marathon Petroleum Corporation Announces 2011 Second Quarter Dividend

FINDLAY, Ohio, July 27, 2011 - The board of directors of Marathon Petroleum Corporation (NYSE: MPC) today announced a dividend of 20 cents per share on Marathon Petroleum Corporation common stock. The dividend is payable Sept. 12, 2011 to stockholders of record as of close of business Aug. 17, 2011. About Marathon Petroleum Corporation Marathon Petroleum Corporation (MPC) is the nation's fifth largest refiner with a crude capacity in excess of 1.1 million barrels per day in its six-refinery system.  Marathon brand gasoline is sold through 5,100 independently owned locations across 18 states.  In addition, Speedway LLC, an MPC subsidiary, owns and operates the nation's fourth largest convenience store chain with approximately 1,350 locations in seven states.  MPC also owns, operates, leases or has ownership interest in approximately 9,600 miles of pipeline. MPC's fully integrated system provides operational flexibility to move crude oil, feedstocks and petroleum-related products efficiently through the company's distribution network in the Midwest, Southeast and Gulf Coast regions. For additional information about the company, please visit our website at Investor Relations Contacts: Pamela Beall (419) 429-5640 Beth Hunter (419) 421-2559 Media Contacts: Angelia Graves (419) 421-2703 Robert Calmus (419) 421-3127 # # # MPC Announces 2011 2Q Dividend: This announcement is distributed by Thomson Reuters on behalf of Thomson Reuters clients. The owner of this announcement warrants that: (i) the releases contained herein are protected by copyright and other applicable laws; and (ii) they are solely responsible for the content, accuracy and originality of the information contained therein. Source: Marathon Petroleum Company via Thomson Reuters ONE [HUG#1533989]