Marathon Oil Corporation executive to speak on energy security
GOLDEN, Colo., Nov. 3, 2008 – Steven P. Hinchman, executive vice president for technology and services with Marathon Oil Corporation, will present “Delivering America’s Energy Security” on Nov. 6 at noon in Metals Hall inside the Green Center, 924 16th St. on the Colorado School of Mines campus in Golden.
Following the talk, Hinchman will announce Marathon Oil Corporation’s $1 million gift to Mines in support of the Marathon Center of Excellence for Reservoir Studies, which will be located in the school’s new, state-of-the-art petroleum engineering building, Marquez Hall.
In his talk, a part of the university’s Executive Lecture Series, Hinchman will present a comprehensive strategy to achieve America's energy security and economic competitiveness in the face of strong expected growth in long-term energy demand. He will emphasize balanced solutions that include a concentration on energy efficiency, diversity of supply, and technology.
Marathon Oil Corporation (NYSE: MRO) is an integrated international energy company engaged in exploration and production; oil sands mining; integrated gas; and refining, marketing and transportation operations. Marathon, which is based in Houston, Texas, has principal operations in the United States, Angola, Canada, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Indonesia, Ireland, Libya, Norway and the United Kingdom. Marathon is the fourth largest United States-based integrated oil company and the nation’s fifth largest refiner.
Founded in 1874, Colorado School of Mines was established to serve the needs of the local mining industry. Today, the school has an international reputation for excellence in both engineering education and the applied sciences with special expertise in the development and stewardship of Earth's resources. For more information about Colorado School of Mines, visit www.mines.edu
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