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MARATHON OIL ANNOUNCES LIBYA DIVESTITURE FOR $450 MILLION

Marathon Oil Corporation (NYSE: MRO) announced today it has signed and closed on the sale of its subsidiary, Marathon Oil Libya Limited, which holds the Company’s 16.33 percent non-operated interest in the Waha concessions in Libya, to a subsidiary of Total S.A. (Elf Aquitaine SAS) for cash consideration of $450 million. The divestiture represents a complete country exit for Marathon Oil. “Today’s announcement to divest Libya at an attractive valuation continues the simplification and concentration of our portfolio to