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Gary R. Heminger Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer

Marathon Petroleum Corporation is proud to have been part of this industry since 1887. Our business makes society stronger by providing reliable, affordable energy to fuel every facet of life. And we conduct our operations with a smaller environmental footprint than ever before.

As we all strive toward productive, fulfilling lives, the petroleum refining industry is a reliable component of each day. Food will be available thanks to the large-scale agriculture made possible by hydrocarbon fuels. Shelves will be full of food, clothes and electronics thanks to petroleum-fueled logistics chains. We can transport ourselves, our families and our belongings wherever we want, whenever we want – whether it’s to a family reunion in the next state, or to a new career in a different hemisphere.

Marathon Petroleum Corporation is proud to have been part of this industry since 1887. Our business makes society stronger by providing reliable, affordable energy to fuel every facet of life. And we conduct our operations with a smaller environmental footprint than ever before.

For example, since 2002, our refineries have reduced criteria pollutant emissions by over 50 percent, even as we increased our throughput during that period. Our efficiency gains have also resulted in lower greenhouse gas intensity. We own and operate approximately 10 percent of the nation’s refining capacity but emit only 8 percent of the industry’s total greenhouse gases. As a result of our energy efficiency measures, the Environmental Protection Agency has recognized our refineries with three times more Energy Star awards than all other refiners combined.

Our commitment to environmental stewardship goes hand-in-hand with our commitment to being good neighbors. We maintain almost 1,300 acres of certified wildlife habitats. Our employees not only help establish and maintain these habitats, but also volunteer to make them available to members of the community for educational and recreational purposes.

Our employees, in fact, are the driving force behind our community involvement. No two communities are the same, and we ensure that those who live there make the decisions about how we can best support our neighbors’ needs.

The value we place on our employees is immense. We provide a rewarding work environment and a wide variety of career paths, while giving our people the latitude they need to innovate and make lasting contributions to the important work we do. Valuing our employees has always served us well, and in 2016, we achieved the No. 1 spot on the Forbes America’s Best Employers list, after having ranked near the top for years.

Because our work is critical to daily life, we work toward doing it consistently well and continually improving. After 130 years of success, we look forward to our next century of responsibly fueling everyone’s aspirations for productive, fulfilling lives.