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Marathon Petroleum Adopts InterPlan Systems’ Planning and Estimating Solution

Houston, TX — December 1, 2009 – InterPlan Systems Inc., today announced that Marathon Petroluem Company LLC, a leading refiner of gasoline and distillates in the Midwest, upper Great Plains, Gulf Coast and southeastern regions of the United States, is deploying InterPlan Systems’ eTaskMaker project planning software within its refineries. The rollout will provide the technology framework to create standard processes for estimating, planning and scheduling all turnaround maintenance projects.

“Refining companies like Marathon Petroleum are positioning themselves for success by seeking out leading edge technology that enables their workforce to work smarter and more efficiently while achieving better consistency and quality,” said Bernard Ertl, Vice President of InterPlan Systems. “InterPlan looks forward to helping Marathon achieve improved methodologies and best practices that will contribute to real competitive gains.”

About Marathon Petroluem Company LLC
The Company ranks as the fifth largest petroleum refiner in the United States and the largest in the Midwest. Marathon’s operations include a seven-plant refinery network with 1,016,000 barrels per day (bpd) of crude oil throughput capacity.

About InterPlan Systems Inc.
InterPlan Systems started out as a turnaround management consulting outfit in 1977. Since then, InterPlan Systems has developed several leading estimating, planning and project management software solutions specific to the oil refining and petrochemical processing industries.

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