Marathon Petroleum recognized by the US Coast Guard for excellence in environmental protection – Low Calorie Diets Tips

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June 17, 2022 /CSRwire/ — Marathon Petroleum’s Logistics and Warehousing (L&S) organization was recently recognized by the United States Coast Guard (USCG) for outstanding environmental stewardship.

Rear Admiral William M. Benkert’s Marine Environmental Protection Award for Excellence is the premier marine environmental protection award presented by the USCG to members of the shipping industry. The biennial award recognizes companies and companies involved in the operation of marine facilities or vessels that have demonstrated sustained excellence and outstanding achievements in protecting the marine environment, going beyond regulatory compliance. It also encourages innovation in operations, maintenance, cargo handling, fueling and training, and provides award winners with an opportunity to share their winning methods and techniques with others in the industry.

L&S, which includes operations of the Marine Transportation, Terminals and Marathon Pipe Line (MPL) organizations, was certified Gold. Highlights of the organization’s efforts and achievements over the past two years recognized by winning the award include:

  • ENERGY STAR® recognition from S. EPA for innovations that reduced emissions at six additional L&S locations
  • Hart Energy’s 2021 Energy Top Performers Award for reducing emissions by 28% since 2016 at L&S sites
  • The Chamber of Shipping of America Environmental Achievement Award for Seafarers and Shoreside Personnel for maritime transport involving 22 vessels with a total of 164 years of outstanding environmental achievement
  • The Devlin Prize in Maritime Transport for 11 vessels averaging 103 years with no loss of time injury
  • The International Liquid Terminals Association (ILTA) Safety Excellence Award for the safety performance of L&S Terminals in 2020 and 2021
  • American Petroleum Institute (API) Distinguished Pipeline Safety Award for MPL’s operational performance
  • L&S Terminals and MPL add locations to OSHA’s voluntary protection program for a total of 36 STAR locations across L&S
  • Partnerships with USCG on maritime safety and security committees in several areas

“Marathon Petroleum Logistics and Storage is proud to have received a Gold Level Benkert Award from the US Coast Guard for our marine conservation activities,” said Tim Haley, Environmental Safety, Safety and Product Quality Manager. “Reflecting the relentless pursuit of being green, as well as the hard work and dedication of our employees, this award is a validation that our commitment to sustainability is making a difference in the communities where we are privileged to serve.”

This is the tenth time an MPC operational component has been recognized as a winner of the Rear Admiral William M. Benkert Marine Environmental Protection Award for Excellence.

The award was presented during the recent North American Marine Environment Protection Association (NAMEPA) Awards Seminar on Maritime Safety and Automated Mutual Assistance Ship Rescue in Washington, DC.

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MPC is the second largest refiner in the country with a crude oil refining capacity of approximately 1.9 million barrels per calendar day in its six refinery system. Marathon brand gasoline is sold through approximately 5,600 independent retail locations in 20 states and the District of Columbia. In addition, Speedway LLC, a subsidiary of MPC, owns and operates the second largest convenience store chain in the country with approximately 2,730 convenience stores in 21 states. Through subsidiaries, MPC owns the general partner of MPLX LP, a midstream master limited partnership. MPC owns, leases or has interests in approximately 10,800 miles of crude oil and light products pipelines, principally through MPLX. Also through MPLX, MPC has interests in collection and processing facilities with a collection capacity of approximately 5.9 billion cubic feet per day, natural gas processing capacity of 8 billion cubic feet per day and fractionation capacity of 610,000 barrels per day. MPC’s fully integrated system provides operational flexibility to efficiently move crude oil, NGLs, commodities and petroleum-related products through the company’s distribution network and midstream service companies in the Midwest, Northeast, East Coast, Southeast and Gulf Coast regions.

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