Marathon Petroleum Corporation recently received its second consecutive ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year award from the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).
The award recognizes top-tier energy efficiency across its business and its excellent environmental compliance, Marathon said.
“I applaud the 2019 ENERGY STAR Award winners,” said Bill Wehrum, EPA’s assistant administrator for air and radiation.
“Their innovation and leadership enhance America’s economic competitiveness.”
Marathon has participated in the ENERGY STAR program since the EPA began awarding the energy-efficiency recognitions to refineries in 2006, and its refineries have earned more ENERGY STAR awards than all other US refiners combined. Marathon is the only petroleum refining company to earn the award in 2018 and 2019.
The company’s fleet of transport trucks also participates in EPA’s SmartWay Transport Partnership, through which it measures, benchmarks and tracks its efforts to increase efficiency and fuel economy.
“We are proud to partner with the EPA’s ENERGY STAR program as it recognizes our environmental compliance and energy efficiency,” said Gary R. Heminger, chairman and CEO of Marathon Petroleum. “Environmental stewardship is one of our core values, and we are always working to improve our performance.
“The Partner of the Year award recognizes our accomplishments and helps inspire us to continually do more.”