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Last $9.15 USD
Change Today +0.15 / 1.67%
Volume 21.6M
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chesapeake energy corp (CHK) Details

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.

5,500 Employees
Last Reported Date: 02/27/15
Founded in 1989

chesapeake energy corp (CHK) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive Officer, President and Direct...
Total Annual Compensation: $1.3M
Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice Pr...
Total Annual Compensation: $725.0K
Executive Vice President of Operations - Sout...
Total Annual Compensation: $764.7K
Executive Vice President of Operations - Nort...
Total Annual Compensation: $743.6K
Executive Vice President, Corporate Secretary...
Total Annual Compensation: $595.2K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

chesapeake energy corp (CHK) Key Developments

Chesapeake Energy Corp. Declares Dividend on Preferred Stock

Chesapeake's directors declared dividends on the company's outstanding convertible preferred stock. The dividend of $1.125 per share of 4.5% preferred stock is payable on September 15, 2015 to shareholders as of September 1, 2015. Payments of $1.25 per share of 5% preferred stock, $14.375 per share of 5.75% preferred stock and $14.375 of 5.75% Series A preferred stock are payable on August 15, 2015 to shareholders as of August 1, 2015.

Chesapeake Energy Cuts Common Dividend Effective from Third Quarter of 2015

Chesapeake Energy (CHK) said that it is eliminating its common dividend, effective third quarter of 2015, and redirecting the cash into its 2016 capital program. It says the elimination of the common stock dividend will save approximately $240 million annually.

Chesapeake Energy To Sell Assets In Oklahoma

Chesapeake Energy Corporation (NYSE:CHK) is planning to sell assets in western Oklahoma. Chesapeake said the plans are part of its ongoing effort to cut costs and decrease financial complexity.


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