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Marathon Petroleum Corporation Enters into $700 Million Five-Year Term Loan Agreement

August 26, 2014

FINDLAY, Ohio, Aug. 26, 2014 - Marathon Petroleum Corporation (NYSE: MPC) announced today that it has entered into a five-year senior unsecured term loan agreement with a syndicate of lenders providing commitments for $700 million in term loan borrowings. The term loan proceeds will be used to fund a portion of the purchase consideration for Speedway's acquisition of Hess Retail Holdings LLC, expected to close later this year. Borrowings under the term loan agreement are subject to customary conditions and would have to be repaid if the acquisition is not completed within 10 business days following the funding date. The term loan was substantially oversubscribed from a group of the lenders who are also participants in MPC's primary revolving credit facility. The borrowings will mature five years following the funding date and may be prepaid at any time without premium or penalty. Interest on the borrowings will accrue at a rate determined by a grid-based pricing matrix that is dependent upon the company's credit ratings. A copy of the term loan agreement will be made available as an exhibit to a current report on Form 8-K to be filed by MPC with the Securities and Exchange Commission on or prior to Sept. 2, 2014. RBS Securities Inc., Bank of Tokyo-MitsubishiUFJ Ltd., Barclays Bank PLC, Citigroup Global Markets Inc. and Morgan Stanley Senior Funding Inc. served as joint lead arrangers and joint bookrunners under the term loan agreement. ### About Marathon Petroleum Corporation MPC is the nation's fourth-largest refiner, with a crude oil refining capacity of approximately 1.7 million barrels per calendar day in its seven-refinery system. Marathon brand gasoline is sold through approximately 5,300 independently owned retail outlets across 19 states. In addition, Speedway LLC, an MPC subsidiary, owns and operates the nation's fourth-largest convenience store chain, with approximately 1,490 convenience stores in nine states. MPC also owns, leases or has ownership interests in approximately 8,300 miles of pipeline. Through subsidiaries, MPC owns the general partner of MPLX LP, a midstream master limited partnership. 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 http://www.marathonpetroleum.com. Investor Relations Contact: Geri Ewing (419) 421-2071 Media Contact: Angelia Graves (419) 421-2703 This press release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of federal securities laws. These forward-looking statements are based on management's current expectations and relate to, among other things, plans regarding the use of proceeds from the term loan agreement and the completion by MPC subsidiary, Speedway LLC, of the acquisition of Hess Retail Holdings LLC. Such forward-looking statements are not guarantees of future performance and are subject to risks, uncertainties and other factors, some of which are beyond MPC's control and are difficult to predict. Any forward-looking projections or statements should be considered in conjunction with the cautionary statements and factors set forth under the heading "Risk Factors" in MPC's Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended Dec. 31, 2013, and other reports filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). In addition, unpredictable or unknown factors not discussed here or in MPC's SEC filings could also have material adverse effects on forward-looking statements. Copies of MPC's Form 10-K are available on the SEC website, MPC's website at http://ir.marathonpetroleum.com or by contacting MPC's Investor Relations office. MPCTermLoanAgreement: http://hugin.info/147922/R/1851330/646632.pdf This announcement is distributed by GlobeNewswire on behalf of GlobeNewswire 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 Corporation via GlobeNewswire [HUG#1851330]


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