Washington, D.C. 20549

                                    FORM 8-K

                                 CURRENT REPORT

     Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

         Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): June 20, 2003

                            MARATHON OIL CORPORATION
             (Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

       Delaware                         1-5153                   25-0996816
(State or other jurisdiction     (Commission File Number)       (IRS Employer
   of incorporation)                                        Identification No.)

  5555 San Felipe Road, Houston, Texas                     77056-2723
(Address of principal executive offices)                   (Zip Code)

       Registrant's telephone number, including area code: (713) 629-6600



Item 5.        Other Events.

               On June 20, 2003,  Marathon Oil Corporation  (Marathon) issued
               a press release  announcing it has, through its subsidiaries,
               signed a Dissolution and  Distribution  Agreement  with Kinder
               Morgan Energy  Partners,  L.P. to dissolve MKM Partners L.P.
               (and a related company, MKM Holdings LLC), which has oil  and
               gas  production  operations  in the  Permian  Basin  of  Texas
               (Release). For additional information, please refer to the
               Release attached to this Report as Exhibit  99.1,  which
               Release  (other than the quotation from  Marathon's   President
               and  CEO  and  the  contact  information)  is incorporated
               herein by reference.

Item 7.        Financial Statements and Exhibits.

               (c)     Exhibits.

                       99.1   Press Release dated June 20, 2003, issued by
                              Marathon Oil Corporation.



              Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of
1934, the Registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by
the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.

                                   MARATHON OIL CORPORATION

Date: June 20, 2003                By:      /s/ A.G. Adkins
                                       A.G. Adkins
                                       Vice President-Accounting and Controller


                                  EXHIBIT INDEX

Number      Exhibit

 99.1       Press Release dated June 20, 2003, issued by
            Marathon Oil Corporation.