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    Chesapeake Energy Corporation (CHK)

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    Chesapeake Energy Corporation
    6100 North Western Avenue
    Oklahoma City, OK 73118
    United States - Map
    Phone: 405-848-8000
    Website: http://www.chk.com

    Index Membership:N/A
    Sector:Basic Materials
    Industry:Independent Oil & Gas
    Full Time Employees:4,400

    Business Summary 

    Chesapeake Energy Corporation engages in the acquisition, exploration, and development of properties for the production of oil, natural gas, and natural gas liquids (NGL) from underground reservoirs in the United States. It operates in two segments, Exploration and Production, and Marketing, Gathering and Compression. The company holds interests in natural gas resource plays, including the Haynesville/Bossier Shales in northwestern Louisiana and East Texas; the Marcellus Shale in the northern Appalachian Basin in Pennsylvania; and the Barnett Shale in the Fort Worth Basin of north-central Texas. It also holds interests in liquids-rich resource plays, such as the Eagle Ford Shale in South Texas; the Utica Shale in Ohio and Pennsylvania; the Anadarko Basin in northwestern Oklahoma and the Texas Panhandle; and the Niobrara Shale in the Powder River Basin in Wyoming. The company owns interests in approximately 43,700 oil and natural gas wells. As of December 31, 2015, it had estimated proved reserves of 1.504 billion barrels of oil equivalent. The company also provides oil, natural gas, and NGL marketing services comprising commodity price structuring, securing and negotiating gathering, hauling, processing and transportation, contract administration, and nomination services for Chesapeake-operated wells; and marketing services for third-party producers, as well as designs, engineers, fabricates, installs, and sells natural gas compression units, accessories, and equipment used in the production, treatment, and processing of oil and natural gas. Chesapeake Energy Corporation was founded in 1989 and is headquartered in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

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    Corporate Governance 
    Chesapeake Energy Corporation’s ISS Governance QuickScore as of May 1, 2016 is 5. The pillar scores are Audit: 2; Board: 5; Shareholder Rights: 1; Compensation: 8.
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    Key Executives 
    Mr. Robert Douglas Lawler , 49
    Chief Exec. Officer, Pres and Non Independent Director
    Mr. Domenic J. Dell'Osso Jr., 39
    Chief Financial Officer and Exec. VP
    Mr. James R. Webb , 48
    Exec. VP, Gen. Counsel and Corp. Sec.
    Mr. Mikell J. Pigott , 42
    Exec. VP of Operations - Southern Division
    Mr. Michael A. Johnson , 50
    Chief Accounting Officer, Sr. VP of Accounting and Controller
    Amounts are as of Dec 31, 2015 and compensation values are for the last fiscal year ending on that date. Pay is salary, bonuses, etc.Exercised is the value of options exercised during the fiscal year.
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