Natural gas wildcatter Aubrey McClendon’s American Energy Partners LP has invested $4.25 billion in lease holdings and drilling rights in four states – including Texas.
Chesapeake Energy, one of the key companies which developed the Barnett Shale natural gas field in North Texas, is laying off about 70 local employees.
It’s one of the biggest natural gas drillers in the Barnett Shale, it owns the former Pier 1 building downtown, and it’s taking a lot of heat recently for some of its financial dealings.
Oklahoma City-based Chesapeake Energy Corp. is being sued by a shareholder over the company’s corporate jet policy.
Residents are pushing back against Chesapeake Energy’s plan to build a massive compressor station off Randol Mills Road to push more natural gas down its pipelines.