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Tag: CHK

  • Thursday, February 7th 2013 - 21:53 UTC

    Aubrey McClendon and the Destruction of the Natural Gas Market

    McClendon made himself the best paid CEO in the US

    Aubrey McClendon is gone – or at least he's on his way out from Chesapeake energy (CHK). But the destruction of the natural gas market, where he was the ringleader in the shale gas land grab and cratering well price, is his real legacy, and not likely to be recovered from anytime soon. While Aubrey will now go into a very wealthy retirement, he leaves behind a decimated market and a long road to making natural gas a true transition fuel to energy independence and a renewable future.

  • Wednesday, January 4th 2012 - 06:09 UTC

    China’s Sinopec buys stake in five shale projects in the US

    Devon CEO John Richels said plan includes drilling 125 wells

    Devon Energy Corp announced Tuesday the sale to China’s Sinopec of a one-third stake in five shale projects in the United States. The terms of the deal call for China’s No. 2 oil company to pay 900 million dollars in cash to the US firm and contribute 1.6 billion toward the cost of drilling.

  • Thursday, February 24th 2011 - 07:03 UTC

    BHP Billiton expands shale gas business and buys fields in Arkansas

    BHP Billiton chief executive J. Michael Yeager: entry into the US market

    Giant Anglo-Australian miner BHP Billiton has agreed to buy shale gas assets from US firm Chesapeake Energy for 4.75 billion US dollars. The purchase of Chesapeake's stake in a field in Fayetteville, Arkansas represents a move into the rapidly expanding shale gas business for BHP.