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  1. February 26, 2014

    Chesapeake sees slowdown in crude output

    Chesapeake Energy, the US gas and oil group, expects a sharp slowdown in the growth of its crude production this year, the...

  2. December 14, 2013

    McClendon works with IPO to raise up to $2bn

    A partnership linked to Aubrey McClendon, one of the pioneers of the US shale gas revolution, is seeking to raise up to $2bn...

  1. November 6, 2013

    Chesapeake: liquid diet

    When Chesapeake boss Doug Lawler took the helm in June, his mandate was clear: be the opposite of Aubrey McClendon....

  2. November 6, 2013

    Chesapeake and Devon rein in capital expenditure

    Chesapeake Energy and Devon Energy, two of the largest US gas producers, have reported results showing cuts in capital...

  3. June 5, 2013

    McClendon targets $1bn funds for new group

    Aubrey McClendon, the controversial former chief executive of Chesapeake Energy, is attempting to stage a comeback by trying...

  4. May 24, 2013

    Chesapeake Energy to pay new chief Doug Lawler $22m package

    The new chief executive of Chesapeake Energy has been granted a pay package for his first year worth at least $22m, the...

  5. May 20, 2013

    Chesapeake recruits Anadarko executive as chief

    Chesapeake Energy, the second-largest US gas producer, has found a new chief executive after a challenging search for a...

  6. April 19, 2013

    Filing shows McClendon’s costs at Chesapeake

    Aubrey McClendon, the former chief executive of Chesapeake Energy who stood down at the beginning of the month, has had to...

  7. March 29, 2013

    Chesapeake names interim chief executive

    Chesapeake Energy has appointed an interim chief executive to replace its founder Aubrey McClendon, after failing to find a...

  8. March 24, 2013

    Activists cast out sleepy executives

    Activist investors grew stronger in their attempts to replace chief executives and sleepy board members, ousting senior...

  9. March 15, 2013

    Boards and CEOs: no one’s indispensable

    It has been a bad few weeks for the cult of the Supreme Leader. Pope Benedict quit in the Vatican. Kim Jong-eun ranted and...

  10. March 1, 2013

    Chesapeake in SEC probe over chief’s pay

    Chesapeake Energy and Aubrey McClendon, its outgoing chief executive, are under investigation by the Securities and Exchange...

  11. February 21, 2013

    Wall Street knocked back by weak data

    Further signs of weakness in the US economy came as Walmart said higher payroll taxes and petrol prices had hurt its...

  12. February 21, 2013

    Chesapeake nears deal to sell oilfields

    Chesapeake Energy has said it is close to selling oilfields in the Mississippi Lime region of Oklahoma and Kansas as the US...

  13. February 20, 2013

    Chesapeake review clears McClendon

    Aubrey McClendon, outgoing chief executive of Chesapeake Energy, has been cleared of “intentional misconduct” in his...

  14. FT Alphaville

    January 30, 2013

    The 6am Cut London

    RBS is winding down its M&A business after failing to secure a buyer for the division, which pulled in $436m in annual fees...

  15. January 29, 2013

    Chesapeake soars as chief steps down

    Aubrey McClendon, the chief executive of Chesapeake Energy, the second-largest gas producer in the US, is to leave the...

  16. December 26, 2012

    Fund seeks to depose SandRidge board

    Hedge fund TPG-Axon said it was filing documents with US regulators in a bid to remove the board of SandRidge Energy, the...

  17. December 12, 2012

    Chesapeake raises $2bn in pipeline sale

    Chesapeake Energy, the US gas producer, has sold a package of pipelines and related assets for $2.16bn, but raised less than...

  18. November 1, 2012

    Writedown drives $2bn loss for Chesapeake

    Chesapeake Energy, the gas and oil production company surrounded by concerns over its borrowings and corporate governance,...

  19. September 28, 2012

    Apologetic bosses – price of pride

    Investors don’t want apologies. They want returns. Can the former, delivered correctly, help secure the latter? The chief...

  20. September 12, 2012

    Chesapeake offloads $6.9bn in assets

    Chesapeake Energy has announced sales of oil and gasfields and pipelines for a total of $6.9bn, including some deals already...

  21. August 6, 2012

    Chesapeake hit by weak natural gas prices

    Chesapeake Energy, the US gas producer hit by concerns over its indebtedness and corporate governance, has reported...

  22. June 26, 2012

    Allegations of Chesapeake collusion probed

    Encana, the Calgary-based gas company, has launched an internal investigation into allegations of collusion with Chesapeake...

  23. June 22, 2012

    Chesapeake’s new chairman faces hard challenge

    At the age of 73, Archie Dunham is taking on one of the toughest jobs anywhere in the energy business: keeping watch over...

  24. June 21, 2012

    Chesapeake names Dunham chairman

    Chesapeake Energy, the US gas producer, has appointed Archie Dunham, former head of ConocoPhillips, as its new chairman in a...

  25. June 14, 2012

    A new ‘Dallas’ but still the same oil story

    The timing for the revival of Dallas, the glossy 1970s soap opera brought back for the 21st century by the TNT network,...

  26. June 8, 2012

    Chesapeake campus under siege conditions

    Shareholders making the trek to Chesapeake Energy’s headquarters in Oklahoma City for the gas producer’s annual meeting...

  27. June 8, 2012

    Two directors forced out of Chesapeake

    Shareholders in Chesapeake Energy, the US gas producer hit by concerns over its corporate governance, have given the...

  28. June 4, 2012

    Chesapeake boosted by board changes

    Chesapeake Energy was up more than 6 per cent as the US natural gas group said it would appoint four new independent...

  29. May 25, 2012

    Icahn calls for Chesapeake board shake-up

    Carl Icahn, the activist investor, has taken a 7.56 per cent stake in Chesapeake Energy, the US gas producer hit by concerns...

  30. May 24, 2012

    Chesapeake puts more assets up for sale

    Chesapeake Energy, the second-largest US gas producer, has put another package of assets up for sale, testing the appetite...

  31. May 16, 2012

    Chesapeake expands short-term loan to $4bn

    Chesapeake Energy, the US natural gas producer, has raised to $4bn the size of the short-term high-interest loan it is...

  32. May 15, 2012

    Chesapeake: in the sights

    Once irritated investors get a company in their crosshairs, it is hard to get out. Chesapeake Energy is an example. Shares...

  33. May 14, 2012

    Chesapeake highlights shift in strategy

    Chesapeake Energy, the second-largest US gas producer, will have assets worth up to $60bn even after its planned disposal...

  34. May 14, 2012

    Gas blowout at Chesapeake

    Chesapeake Energy has plugged a leak. The US’s second-largest gas producer on Friday night agreed a new $3bn loan to stem a...

  35. May 11, 2012

    Chesapeake spurns shareholder proposals

    Chesapeake Energy, the natural gas producer that has come under scrutiny over its chief executive’s finances, has urged...

  36. FT Alphaville

    May 11, 2012

    Chesapeake's prepay deals

    Some good information is starting to come out about the nature of the liabilities Chesapeake’s CEO Aubrey McClendon managed...

  37. May 9, 2012

    Moody’s negative on Chesapeake debt

    The debts of Chesapeake Energy grew by $4.4bn in the first quarter of the year, according to Moody’s, as the second-largest...

  38. FT Alphaville

    May 9, 2012

    The 6am Cut London

    Greece is heading for a clash with international lenders as the leftwing party Syriza called for the ripping up of a...

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