Chesapeake Energy bankruptcy raises new questions about oil and gas failures, abandoned wells

Jun 30, 2020
The company is being delisted from the New York Stock Exchange and seeking to reorganize.
A pump jacks draws crude oil in Signal Hill, California, in March.
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Aubrey McClendon's legacy in the energy industry

Mar 3, 2016
Innovator, sports and restaurant enthusiast...cheater?

Former Chesapeake Energy CEO dies in car crash

Mar 2, 2016
McClendon was indicted by a federal grand jury one day before his death.

Former Chesapeake CEO indicted

Mar 2, 2016
Former CEO of Chesapeake Energy, Aubrey McClendon, was indicted yesterday.

Aubrey McClendon to step down from Chesapeake Energy

Jan 30, 2013
Shares of natural gas company Chesapeake Energy are up after its embattled CEO announced he is retiring.

Chesapeake Energy under investigation for collusion

Jul 3, 2012
The nation's number two natural gas driller is facing a Justice Department investigation for colluding with Encana Corporation, allegedly communicating to fix prices on land in Michigan back in 2010.

Anadarko trial spotlights Oklahoma City oil dynasty

Jun 19, 2012
Kerr-McGee, a subsidiary of the giant oil and gas company Anadarko, is being sued for $25 billion in New York City. The company's long history and pedigree resemble a script from the old and recently resurrected TV series "Dallas."

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Playing the name game

Jun 12, 2012
The NBA finals will be played in two arenas named for a couple of less-than-stellar corporate performers.

Chesapeake shareholders want more answers, action

Jun 8, 2012
After the CEO of Chesapeake Energy was drilled by allegations of impropriety, angry shareholders are demanding change.

Chesapeake Energy at the crossroads

May 23, 2012
The giant Oklahoma natural gas company and its charismatic CEO Aubrey McClendon face an uncertain future.