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    Chesapeake Energy Corporation (CHK)

    5.26 Down 0.15(2.77%) Nov 27, 1:00PM EST
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    Chesapeake Energy Corporation
    6100 North Western Avenue
    Oklahoma City, OK 73118
    United States - Map
    Phone: 405-848-8000
    Fax: 405-879-9580
    Website: http://www.chk.com

    Index Membership:N/A
    Sector:Basic Materials
    Industry:Independent Oil & Gas
    Full Time Employees:5,500

    Business Summary 

    Chesapeake Energy Corporation produces oil and natural gas through acquisition, exploration, and development of from underground reservoirs in the United States. It 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 of West Virginia and Pennsylvania; and the Barnett Shale in the Fort Worth Basin of north-central Texas. The company 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 Granite Wash/Hogshooter, Cleveland, Tonkawa, and Mississippi Lime plays in the Anadarko Basin in northwestern Oklahoma and the Texas Panhandle; and the Niobrara Shale and Upper Cretaceous sands in the Powder River Basin in Wyoming. It owns interests in approximately 45,100 oil and natural gas wells. As of December 31, 2014, the company had estimated proved reserves of 2.469 billion barrels of oil equivalent. It also provides oil, natural gas, and NGL marketing services, including 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. The company 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 Nov 1, 2015 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 , 48
    Chief Exec. Officer, Pres and Director
    Mr. Domenic J. Dell'Osso Jr., 38
    Chief Financial Officer and Exec. VP
    Mr. James R. Webb , 47
    Exec. VP, Corp. Sec. and Gen. Counsel
    Mr. Mikell J. Pigott , 41
    Exec. VP of Operations - Southern Division
    Mr. M. Christopher Doyle , 42
    Exec. VP of Operations - Northern Division
    Amounts are as of Dec 31, 2014 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.
    Currency in USD.
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