Marathon Petroleum purchases biodiesel facility in Ohio, details not disclosed Marathon Petroleum announced that it has signed an agreement to purchase a facility in Cincinnati, Ohio from Felda Iffco Sdn Bhd, Malaysia. The plant currently produces several products including biodiesel and glycerin. The capacity of the plant is 4,100 barrels per day. The transaction is expected to close in April. The details of the transaction are not being disclosed.
Marathon Petroleum upgraded to Overweight from Neutral at JPMorgan JPMorgan upgraded Marathon Petroleum to Overweight with a $61 price target. The firm believes Marathon's valuation is too attractive to ignore and the weaker Q2 capture rate was transitory and risks are reflected in shares.