Marathon Petroleum Corporation has earned the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year which Sustained Excellence Award, the highest honour among ENERGY STAR awards.Marathon Petroleum Corporation is the only company with fuels manufacturing as its primary business to earn the award. It recognizes the company for sustained, top-tier energy efficiency and excellent environmental compliance.
Award recipients are part of a distinguished group that has made a long-term commitment to energy efficiency and are among the nation’s leaders in driving value for the environment, the economy, and the American people.The Environmental Protection Agency includes the award’s Sustained Excellence designation for partners like Marathon Petroleum corporation that have already received ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year recognition for a minimum of two consecutive years and then continue to go above and beyond the criteria needed to qualify for the award.
The contributing factor to the firm’s recognition is its industry-leading performance in ENERGY STAR certifications. Certification recognizes a facility for meeting the Environmental Protection Agency’s strict energy efficiency performance levels, demonstrating excellent environmental compliance, and achieving energy efficiency that places it in the top 25% of similar facilities nationwide.
Ohio based petroleum company was the first independent U.S. refiner to establish a company wide GHG emissions intensity reduction target and link annual progress to employee and executive compensation programs. Partnering with ENERGY STAR helps the firm to identify new strategies for improving energy efficiency, a critical step for meeting this goal.Renewable Identification Numbers are credits that refiners and other obligated parties selling transportation fuels in the US need to buy if they are not able to blend enough renewables to meet their RVO under the RFS.