Oil & Gas Fracking Giant Chesapeake Energy Files For Bankruptcy ProtectionChesapeake Energy, a global energy powerhouse known in North Texas for its pioneer drilling in the Barnett Shale, has filed for bankruptcy protection.
3rd Worker Dies Of Injuries From Central Texas Oil Well Blowout Last WeekThe worker was injured in Wednesday's blowout at a Chesapeake Energy well site near Deanville, about 75 miles east of Austin.
Fort Worth City Council Approves Settlement With Chesapeake EnergyThe City of Fort Worth says it has reached a $15 million settlement with Chesapeake and Dorchester Resources, L.P, a company to which Chesapeake assigned an interest in its gas well leases.
Former Chesapeake Energy CEO Dies In Car AccidentFormer Chesapeake Energy CEO Aubrey McClendon died in a car accident on Wednesday morning according to the Oklahoma City police department.
Former CEO Of Chesapeake Energy Killed In Crash Day After IndictmentMcClendon, the former CEO and co-founder of Chesapeake Energy Corp., was indicted for conspiring to rig bids to buy oil and natural gas leases in northwest Oklahoma on Tuesday.
Natural Gas Wildcatter Spends $4.25 Billion On Shale 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.
Mansfield Moves Toward Gas Drilling LimitsMansfield city leaders have moved one step closer to passing new gas drilling restrictions.
Fort Worth Sues Chesapeake Energy Over Natural Gas RoyaltiesThe City of Fort Worth is suing one of the companies it used to celebrate. In a lawsuit filed this week, Fort Worth claims Chesapeake Energy shorted the city millions of dollars in royalties from natural gas leases.
Fort Worth Joins Lawsuit Against ChesapeakeFort Worth and several other individuals and cities have sued Oklahoma City-based Chesapeake Energy claiming the company underpaid natural gas royalties.
Gas Well Road Gone, Fort Worth Flooding Should SubsideBulldozers scraped down the last few inches of a gas well road Monday, a road residents believe was partly to blame for increased flooding in East Fort Worth.
Chesapeake Dials Back Support For City Firework CelebrationsThe fireworks still went off. The parades wound through the streets. The money to pay for it all however, was not as easy to find for some cities this year.
Chesapeake Energy To Lay Off 70 DFW WorkersChesapeake Energy, one of the key companies which developed the Barnett Shale natural gas field in North Texas, is laying off about 70 local employees.
Chesapeake Plaza Goes Up On The MarketFour years after a celebrated move-in, Chesapeake Energy may be moving out of its 20 story tower in west Fort Worth.
Flooding Concerns Have Fort Worth Looking At Gas Well RoadsEngineers are analyzing unpermitted gas well access roads in Fort Worth, to see if they could be contributing to extensive flooding to properties along the Trinity River.
Chesapeake Energy's Troubles Could Have Big Impact On North TexasIt'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.