History of MPL

Marathon Pipe Line LLC has a rich and varied history that spans nearly 125 years.


1906

First pipeline

1911

President James Donnell

1915

Illinois Pipe Line company

1922

Standard Oil Group

1923

Telegraph Lines

1930

Illinois Pipe Line Company - Subsidiary

1942

llinois Pipe Line Company - Dissolved

1951

Ohio Oil Unites

1956

Microwave Transmission System

1960

Marathon Pipe Line Company

1960

Sidrah Pipeline

1962

Pipeline Control Center - Findlay, Ohio

1972

LOOP

1980

Consolidated Control Centers

1981

South Brae Platform

2003

Cardinal Pipeline

2006

Celebrating 100 Years of Operation

2011

MPC and MPL split from MOC

2012

MPLX LP

2015

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