MPC in the Community

December
28,
2018
Eight years ago, Morehead State University began a Build-A-Bed initiative aimed at ensuring Kentucky children have a place to sleep at night. Since that time, volunteers have built and distributed 900 beds to toddlers through teens over a
December
28,
2018
MPC’s Los Angeles refinery recently awarded $25,000 to Los Angeles Harbor College (LAHC). The donation was in support of the first class of LAHC STEM scholars. The donation was used to award 20 STEM students $500 scholarships. Recipients had to
December
12,
2018
MPC’s Los Angeles refinery recently was recognized by the Los Angeles Fire Department Foundation with the Corporate Responsibility Award. The award was presented for the refinery’s superior commitment to safety on the job and in the
December
12,
2018
MPC recently awarded $150,000 to the American Red Cross of Alaska for a new Emergency Response Vehicle (ERV). The next generation ERV will be specially equipped for the Alaskan climate and will expand existing capacity for a broader response reach

The Business of MPC

January
04,
2019
The year was 1969; a gallon of gas was only 35 cents, and months after the world saw a man walk on the moon, Tesoro began operations at its first refinery on the majestic Kenai Peninsula, Alaska. The $14 million refinery took more than a year to
December
10,
2018
Almost immediately following the Oct. 1, 2018, combination of MPC and Andeavor, Speedway began the process of converting approximately 200 SuperAmerica locations in Minnesota to Speedway convenience stores. The first conversion occurred on Oct. 8,
November
27,
2018
Speedway LLC (Speedway), a wholly owned subsidiary of Marathon Petroleum Corp., has announced it will expand its corporate headquarters in Enon, Ohio. The approximately $48 million project will include a new 140,000 square-foot building, which will
November
14,
2018
Early in 2018, the Louisiana Offshore Oil Port (LOOP LLC), of which MPC is the majority owner, achieved a milestone that had game changing potential: it loaded its first Very Large Crude Carrier (VLCC) at its Deepwater Port, 18 miles offshore of