News and Current Events


Partnering to Keep Schools Safe

Staff and faculties at schools throughout Marathon Pipe Line LLC (MPL) operating areas are more aware of the importance of pipeline safety, emergency preparedness and response.

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MPLX Cornerstone Pipeline is Commissioned

As the first Utica shale liquids pipeline, Cornerstone is the initial step in MPLX’s plan to provide better connectivity to the basin, which creates another condensate and natural gas liquids (NGL) transportation and marketing option for Marcellus and Utica producers and benefits end users.

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MPL Celebrates 811 Day at The Ohio State Fair

The Ohio State Fair is one of the largest, most celebrated events in the state every summer, and this year Marathon Pipe Line LLC (MPL) added to the celebration.

Safe Dig

MPL shares a lesson in safety

MPL’s Jeff Steele, Cody Beck, Evelyn Bussenger and Jarrett Patton shared the Call 811 Before You Dig message with some area third-graders.

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Remember The Good Old Days?

Martinsville Area employees recently helped take some area students back to the “good old days” by sponsoring a reading program called "Camp Out With a Good Book," presented by North Elementary School in Marshall.

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MPL Patoka Area Gives Back

Marathon Pipeline LLC (MPL) employees in the Patoka IL, Area along with employees at the Martinsville, IL Region Office rallied together to come up with a creative idea to raise money for a local charity. The idea was as creative as it was simple – hold an online auction to sell used equipment and company items.

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National 811 Day- A Thank You to Landowners

Marathon Pipe Line LLC (MPL) emphasized the importance of calling 811 – and took time to say thanks to landowners – during National 811 Day on Aug. 11 (8/11). MPL sponsored events at three minor league baseball teams to promote the safe-digging message. This was the first time a multi-faceted, simultaneous event celebrated 811 and landowners.


Cornerstone Pipeline & Utica Build-Out Projects Binding Open Season Extention

Marathon Pipe Line LLC (MPL) and Ohio River Pipe Line LLC (ORPL), subsidiaries of MPLX LP (NYSE: MPLX), have announced an extention of the binding open season to assess interest and solicit commitments from prospective shippers for transportation service on the Cornerstone Pipeline and other associated Utica Shale build-out projects.


Environmental Protection

In 1988, a group of corporations, conservation groups and individuals formed a 501c3 nonprofit organization dedicated to restoring and enhancing wildlife habitats. Eventually, the Wildlife Habitat Council (WHC) would be the first to bring environmentally conscious corporations and conservation projects/programs together.


Patoka to Lima Expansion Binding Open Season

Marathon Pipe Line LLC (MPL), a subsidiary of MPLX LP, has announced a planned heavy crude capacity expansion on the existing crude oil pipeline system originating in Patoka, Ill. and connecting to multiple pipelines and shippers in Lima, Ohio.


Cornerstone Pipeline & Utica Build-Out Projects

Marathon Pipe Line LLC (MPL) and Ohio River Pipe Line LLC (ORPL), subsidiaries of MPLX LP, today jointly announced that a successful phase one non-binding open season was achieved on the proposed 50-mile Cornerstone Pipeline and other associated Utica Shale build-out projects in eastern Ohio.


MPL employees' top fundraising efforts show 'heart'

More than seven years ago, then MPC Wellness Coordinator Tom Siebenaller put out a call for volunteers to serve as team captains for the American Heart Association’s (AHA) annual Heart Walk.