Getting Married

If You Need to Change… Then You Need to…
  • Home address
  • Telephone number
  • Emergency contact information
  • Females changing last name

Go to HR Central then select the action tab drop down under 'My Self' and choose 'Change Personal Data.' Females changing their last names need to email 'HR Data Help' and attached the appropriate verification documentation (court documents, marriage certificate etc.)

  • Federal and/or state tax withholding
  • Direct deposit information

Go to HR Central, then select the action tab drop down under 'My Self' and choose 'Payroll and Time.'

  • Personal information —
    • adding your spouse to your record,
    • updating marital status
    • adding eligible step-children, if applicable

Complete the “Affirmation for Eligible Dependents” section of the Benefit Change Form and fax to 713-513-4495, email to MROBenefitsHelp@marathonoil.com or mail to Marathon Oil Benefits Department at Health & Welfare Benefits, 5555 San Felipe Street, Houston, TX 77056. Pay special attention to the eligibility requirements for children in the different benefit plans.

Health, Dental and/or Vision coverage

  • Compare the health and dental and vision plans offered by the Company to that of your spouse’s employer, to determine who should carry benefit coverage.
  • Compare coverage, deductibles, coinsurance/co-payments, monthly contributions, additional charges/penalties such as late cancellation charges, and determine how benefits are coordinated. Be aware of any rules or limitations that may apply when enrolling late in the plan or changing benefits.
  • If you and your spouse are both employed by Marathon Oil, be aware that only one of you can insure eligible children, and that you cannot be a member and a dependent of the same plan.
  • A small number of employees who reside in specific ZIP Codes are eligible for the Out of Area Option of the Health Plan. A change of address may affect eligibility for enrollment in this Option of the Health Plan.
  • To make changes to your Health, Dental or Vision plan coverage levels, complete the Benefit Change Form within 31 days of the date of your marriage. Fax to 713-513-4495, email to MROBenefitsHelp@marathonoil.com or mail to Marathon Oil Benefits Department at Health & Welfare Benefits, 5555 San Felipe Street, Houston, TX 77056. If you miss the 31-day deadline, you will need to wait until the company’s Benefits Open Enrollment period and elect coverage for the following year.

Flexible Spending Accounts - Health Care Spending Account (HCSA), Limited Health Care Spending Account (LHCSA) and/or Dependent Care Spending Account (DCSA)

  • Review the amount you are contributing to the flexible spending accounts.
  • If you want to make a change to your current year HCSA, LHCSA and/or DCSA contributions, you must request the change by calling the Marathon Oil Benefits Department at 1-855-652-3067 within 31 days of the marriage.

Health Savings Account (HSA)

  • You may change your contribution amount at anytime of the year. To change your HSA contributions, please send an e-mail to MROBenefitsHelp@MarathonOil.com.

Accidental Death & Dismemberment (AD&D) Plan

  • If you are already enrolled for coverage, you can change your coverage within 31 days of the marriage, using the Benefit Change Form.
  • To update beneficiary designations, click here.

Optional Contributory Life Insurance/Spouse and Dependent Life Insurance Plan

  • If you are already enrolled in Contributory Life Insurance for yourself, you can add Life Insurance coverage for your Spouse and eligible dependents within 31 days of your marriage.
  • Initial enrollment for Spouse coverage is in $10,000 increments up to $50,000. Dependent child coverage can be purchased in $10,000 increments up to $30,000.
  • To update beneficiary designations, click here.

Long Term Disability Insurance (LTD)

If you are not enrolled in the LTD plan, you can complete an application for coverage within 31 days of the date of the event. To request the application, click here. Matrix (our LTD vendor) determines eligibility for participation in the plan.

Occupational Accidental Death Benefit (OAD)

To update beneficiary designations, click here.

Thrift Plan

To update beneficiary designations, click here.

Where to Go for Assistance

You can contact the Marathon Oil Benefits Department at 1-855-652-3067 or email: MROBenefitsHelp@MarathonOil.com.

Where to Find Plan Documents

Go to www.MRObenefits.com and click on the applicable benefit.

No portion of this benefits summary is intended to change the terms of the plans and policies, or the official texts that control them. If there is any inconsistency between this summary and the official texts of the plans and policies, the official texts will prevail.