Marathon Oil Company (subsidiaries and affiliates)

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
Integrated petroleum company (petroleum exploration, production, refining, transportation and marketing).

Lobbying Interests:
Legislation and administrative rules impacting the refining, transportation or marketing of petroleum and petroleum-related products; taxation; environment, including air and water quality; trade and consumer protection; and general business issues.

CEO Name:
John P. Surma, Jr.
Manager, State Government Affairs

Contact
RK
Rick Kadansky
400 Robert Street North, Suite 1560
St Paul, MN 55101
(651) 310-0600
(651) 310-0598
rskadansky@marathonpetroleum.com

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Patrick Osborne Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/18/2005 Withdrawn On N/A
James E Hough Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/18/2005 Withdrawn On N/A
David Blatnik Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/18/2005 Withdrawn On 10/25/2006

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Assembly Bill 15
Assembly Bill 15
relating to: ethanol requirements in automotive gasoline, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, granting rule-making authority, and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
1/24/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Comments
Opposed to fuel mandate. Not opposed to use of renewable fuels.
Senate Bill 15
Senate Bill 15
relating to: ethanol requirements in automotive gasoline, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, granting rule-making authority, and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
1/24/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Comments
Opposed to fuel mandate. Not opposed to use of renewable fuels.
Senate Bill 358
Senate Bill 358
relating to: sales of consumer goods and services during periods of abnormal economic disruption, requiring the exercise of rule-making authority, and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

2005 Wisconsin Act 450

Other
Notification Date
4/27/2006
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Budget Bill Subjects

Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection: Trade and Consumer Protection
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection: Trade and Consumer Protection

Notification Date
2/24/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Commerce: Building and Environmental Regulation
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Commerce: Building and Environmental Regulation

Notification Date
2/24/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

General Fund Taxes
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
General Fund Taxes

Notification Date
2/24/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Miscellaneous Appropriations
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Miscellaneous Appropriations

Notification Date
2/24/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Natural Resources: Air, Waste and Contaminated Land
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Natural Resources: Air, Waste and Contaminated Land

Notification Date
2/24/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Transportation: State Highway Program
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Transportation: State Highway Program

Notification Date
2/24/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Transportation: Transportation Finance
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Transportation: Transportation Finance

Notification Date
2/24/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

ATCP 106, price gouging during an emergency.
Agency Name
Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection
Subject
ATCP 106, price gouging during an emergency.
Scope Statement
Register Number: 607 (7/15/2006)
Clearinghouse Rule: CR 07-004
None
Notification Date
10/25/2006
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

The production and use of ethanol.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
The production and use of ethanol.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/21/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Total Lobbying Effort

  2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
Total Lobbying Expenditures 2005
January - June
$26,216.55
2005
July - December
$24,675.54
2006
January - June
$24,439.85
2006
July - December
$22,500.00
Total $97,831.93
Total Hours Communicating 2005
January - June
58.00
2005
July - December
25.25
2006
January - June
11.00
2006
July - December
0.00
Total 94.25
Total Hours Other 2005
January - June
227.00
2005
July - December
146.00
2006
January - June
192.25
2006
July - December
86.25
Total 651.50

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

relating to: ethanol requirements in automotive gasoline, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, granting rule-making authority, and providing a penalty.
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
50 %
2005
July - December
70 %
2006
January - June
47 %
2006
July - December
Total 48 %
relating to: sales of consumer goods and services during periods of abnormal economic disruption, requiring the exercise of rule-making authority, and providing a penalty.
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
13 %
2006
July - December
Total 3 %

Budget Bill Subjects

2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
10 %
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total 4 %

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
17 %
Total 2 %

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
6 %
Total < 1%

Minor Efforts

(Time spent on matters each of which accounted for less than 10% of the organization's lobbying.)

Minor Efforts
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
10 %
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total 4 %

Other Matters

Includes time spent on:

  • Gubernatorial nominations
  • Matters on which the organization made no lobbying communication

Other Matters
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
30 %
2005
July - December
30 %
2006
January - June
40 %
2006
July - December
77 %
Total 38 %

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures