Marathon Oil

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Southwest Detroiters Demand Marathon Oil Buy Their Homes: ‘Our Kids Can’t Live In This Kind Of Mess’

A small, but vocal, group of southwest Detroit homeowners is demanding that Marathon buy them out of the neighborhood.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/14/2015

Petroleum coke. (credit: Bill Szumanski/WWJ)

Michigan DEQ Rejects Request To Store Pet Coke Along Detroit River Citing Dust Control Measures

Pet coke is burned as fuel in cement kilns and power plants.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/17/2014

Smoke can be seen from the Marathon Detroit Refinery. (Credit/WWJ Tipster Jan)

Celebration Canceled After Oil Refinery Fire

A state agency canceled an event to honor the safety record of a Detroit oil refinery where a recent fire prompted evacuations.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/08/2013

(WWJ Photo/Ron Dewey)

Houses Boarded Up As More Accept Marathon Offer To Move

Marathon Oil is getting more takers for their offer to buy neighboring homes in southwest Detroit to make more for a refinery expansion.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/23/2012

Oil spill remains after eight months from U.S. Gulf Coast (File Photo: Getty Images)

83,000 Gallons Of Oil Recovered In White Oak Twp. Leak

Crews are still working round the clock to clean up an oil spill in White Oak Township.

06/03/2011