Chesapeake Energy Corporation
Chesapeake Governance Measures Fail In Vote
Saturday, June 15, 2013 After a year of successfully pushing for sweeping changes at Chesapeake, shareholders failed to adopt corporate governance measures some investors had been demanding for years.
Chesapeake to Aid Tornado Relief Efforts in Oklahoma
Tuesday, May 21, 2013 Chesapeake announces it will make a cash donation of $1M to the American Red Cross to be used in the rescue and recovery efforts to aid the victims of the devastating tornadoes that hit Moore, Oklahoma.
Chesapeake Picks Anadarko Executive Lawler as CEO
Monday, May 20, 2013 Chesapeake plucks a 46-year-old executive from a rival oil-and-gas company to succeed Aubrey McClendon as chief executive of the nation's second-largest natural-gas producer.
Chesapeake Energy Swings to 1st-Quarter Profit
Wednesday, May 01, 2013 Chesapeake Energy swings to a profit in the first quarter as the natural-gas company reports much stronger-than-expected revenue and raises its targets for oil production this year.
Southwestern, Chesapeake Close on Marcellus Shale Acreage
Monday, April 29, 2013 Southwestern Energy signs a definitive purchase agreement to acquire natural gas properties in Pennsylvania.
Chesapeake Relaxes Non-Compete Clause for Ex-CEO McClendon
Saturday, April 20, 2013 Chesapeake will allow former CEO Aubrey McClendon to acquire oil and gas holdings adjacent to the company's wells in which he is a part-owner.
Chesapeake Puts Utica Acreage Up for Sale
Tuesday, April 09, 2013 Chesapeake puts Utica shale acreage in Ohio up for sale as it continues to sell off assets to reduce debt.
Chesapeake to Keep Stake In FTS After Value Tumbles
Monday, April 08, 2013 After two years of telling investors it was looking to cash in its FTS investment, Chesapeake has no immediate plans to market the stake, according to a person familiar with the company's plans.
Chesapeake Executive: No Target Date to Find Permanent CEO
Monday, April 01, 2013 Chesapeake's acting chief executive declines to say when the company expects to have a permanent CEO in place to replace departing CEO Aubrey McClendon.
Gastar to Buy Back Chesapeake Stake
Monday, April 01, 2013 Gastar enters into a definitive agreement to acquire proven reserves and undeveloped leasehold interests in Kingfisher and Canadian counties from Chesapeake.
For CEOs Like McClendon, Buyout Game Can Be Second Act
Thursday, March 28, 2013 As Aubrey McClendon's days as Chesapeake Energy Corp.'s chief executive tick down, he's exploring ways to remain in the energy game.
Hess Cites Potential Governance Issues in Dissident Holder's Plan
Tuesday, March 26, 2013 Hess again urges shareholders to support its slate of board candidates as the exploration-and-production company continued its criticism of dissident investor Elliot Management's efforts to elect five board members.
Chesapeake to Sell $2.3B of Senior Notes
Monday, March 18, 2013 Chesapeake intends to offer $2.3 billion of senior notes to help fund a tender offer for roughly $938 million in outstanding senior notes.
SEC Investigating Chesapeake Energy CEO Well Perk
Friday, March 01, 2013 The US Securities and Exchange Commission is investigating a perk awarded to departing Chesapeake Chief Executive Aubrey McClendon.
CNOOC Completes Nexen Buy; News Follows Sinopec-Chesapeake Deal
Tuesday, February 26, 2013 CNOOC completes its record-breaking purchase of Nexen came hot on the heels of another Chinese investment in the US, signaling that the appetite for North American shale projects in energy-hungry Asia remains strong.
Chesapeake, Sinopec Form $1.02B JV for Mississippi Lime Play
Monday, February 25, 2013 Chesapeake will sell half its interest in its Mississippi Lime play assets to China's Sinopec for $1.02 billion in cash.
Chesapeake Energy 4Q Profit Falls 36%
Thursday, February 21, 2013 Chesapeake Energy Corp.'s fourth-quarter earnings fell 36% despite higher revenue, as the natural-gas producer pared its crushing debt.
Chesapeake Review Finds No Intentional Wrongdoing
Wednesday, February 20, 2013 A review by Chesapeake Energy's board of directors of conflict of interest in financial matters involving Aubrey McClendon uncovered no intentional misconduct.
Oklahoma City Fears an End to Chesapeake's Largess
Thursday, February 07, 2013 Buzz of Chesapeake cutting back on spending worries some of its 5,000 employees, as well as local govt officials, nonprofit leaders and even some sports fans, all of whom have benefited from the largess of Chesapeake and Aubrey McClendon.
Chesapeake Asset Sales Likely to Accelerate with McClendon Departure
Wednesday, January 30, 2013 The pace of Chesapeake Energy's asset sale will likely pick up in light of co-founder and CEO Aubrey McClendon?s upcoming departure.