March 14, 2013 at 08:00 AM EDT
Accretive Assets Fuel Higher Margins While Downplaying Risks- Research Report on Hess, Phillips 66, Marathon Petroleum, Tesoro and Delek US

NEW YORK, March 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

Today, Investors Alliance announced new research reports highlighting Hess Corporation (NYSE: HES), Phillips 66 (NYSE: PSX), Marathon Petroleum Corporation (NYSE: MPC), Tesoro Corporation (NYSE: TSO) and Delek US Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: DK). Today's readers may access these reports free of charge - including full price targets, industry analysis and analyst ratings - via the links below.

Hess Corporation Research Report

Since the announcement of its shift to exploration and production, Hess has been a very bullish energy player that is consistently drawing in investors. Hess' transformation is expected to boost its portfolio with exploration and production assets that can generate great margins with lesser risks. This is also expected to influence the company's growth which may reach a five-year compound average annual production growth rate of 5 to 8%. As part of its multi-year strategic approach, Hess recently named six new independent directors that can lead the company to its exploration and production success. The Full Research Report on Hess Corporation - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at:

[http://www.Investors-Alliance.com/r/full_research_report/3edb_HES ]

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Phillips 66 Research Report

With opportunities for midstream and chemicals segments, Phillips 66 is forming a master limited partnership which is expected to be registered with the Securities and Exchange Commission during the second quarter of this year. Phillips 66 is also enhancing its refining operations to deliver higher returns and better access to advantaged feedstock. Its approach to refining is also seen to increase the export capabilities of its coastal refineries. The company recently entered a five-year contract with Global Partners for transportation and logistics. The Full Research Report on Phillips 66 - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at: [http://www.Investors-Alliance.com/r/full_research_report/be3e_PSX]

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Marathon Petroleum Corporation Research Report

After delivering a strong financial performance last year, analysts are expecting an extended performance streak from Marathon Petroleum amid its efforts to achieving long-term growth. Its decision to acquire the Galveston Bay refinery comes with accretive assets that include 1,040 megawatt cogeneration facility, four light product terminals in Southeast Asia, retail marketing contract assignments and three operating intrastate natural gas liquids pipelines. Marathon Petroleum's robust portfolio will allow the company to amplify its export opportunities. Analysts and investors are optimistic that Marathon Petroleum will create long term value for its shareholders. Recently, the company announced that its board already approved an additional $2 billion for its share repurchase program. The Full Research Report on Marathon Petroleum Corporation - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at:

[http://www.Investors-Alliance.com/r/full_research_report/73dc_MPC ]

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Tesoro Corporation Research Report

The completion of three of five large capital refinery projects raked in stronger earnings for Tesoro as the company continues its focus on feedstock and product yields. One of Tesoro's important highlights during its corporation earnings call was the company's 225 new retail stations that will significantly improve its operating performance on both short and long-term basis. Tesoro successfully acquired and executed Chevron Pipe Line Company's Northwest Products System to Tesoro Logistics. The company is expected to have a stronger presence with its West Coast and Mid-Continent businesses while it continues to grow its Tesoro Logistics segment. The Full Research Report on Tesoro Corporation - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at: [http://www.Investors-Alliance.com/r/full_research_report/1ef0_TSO ]

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Delek US Holdings, Inc. Research Report

The strategic initiatives of Delek US for increased access to Midland sourced crude pipeline is set to advance the company's crude supply flexibility. In 2012, Delek US achieved increased crude supply by rail for the El Dorado refinery. Delek US is continuing with its new rail facility that will have two offloading racks. By the time the company finishes its project during the second quarter of 2013, El Dorado refinery will receive cost advantaged crude by rail from Canada, Bakken, Eagle Ford, Cushing and other locations. Delek US' increased access to cost advantaged crude is expected to improve the company's liquidity as it adds incremental value for shareholders. The Full Research Report on Delek US Holdings, Inc. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at: [http://www.Investors-Alliance.com/r/full_research_report/659a_DK]

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