updated Thu. February 1, 2024
April 12, 2018
I spent 10 years there; we had a lot of different legal issues that we seemed to weather through,” he said, referring to reaching a settlement with billionaire Aubrey McClendon over the value of his dune property. “This new board seems to be creating havoc.” Helmrich owns a consulting and strategicÃâÃÂ ...
Oil and Gas Investor
April 3, 2018
Ward co-founded Chesapeake in 1989 with Aubrey K. McClendon where he also served as the company's president and COO. He eventually left the company to help create SandRidge Energy Inc. (NYSE: SD) in 2006 and later Tapstone Energy in 2013. TD Securities (USA) LLC was lead left arranger andÃâÃÂ ...
February 28, 2018
The Aubrey K. McClendon Lifetime Achievement Award will be presented to Gene Rainbolt. The Corporate Champion Award will go to Love's Travel Shops & Country Stores and the Youth Award will be given to Johnnie Armstrong. Co-chairs of the benefit are Susan and Ramsey Drake and committeeÃâÃÂ ...
January 31, 2018
Chesapeake rose to prominence under founders and shale drilling pioneers Aubrey McClendon and Tom Ward, who borrowed heavily to buy vast swaths of land to produce natural gas. The company has sold off about 25 percent of its wells in recent years in order to shrink its debt load, improve profitÃâÃÂ ...
December 7, 2017
OKLAHOMA CITY – Authorities are investigating a fatal crash in Oklahoma City that happened in the same area where former CEO of Chesapeake Aubrey McClendon died in a fatal crash last year. Officials say that an unidentified man was driving northbound on Midwest Blvd. when he left the roadway andÃâÃÂ ...
October 18, 2017
Ascent Resources LLC, the Appalachian oil-and-gas explorer founded by late oilman Aubrey McClendon and two big energy-investment firms, is preparing for an initial public offering or a sale, according to people familiar with the matter. The Oklahoma City company is interviewing bankers to shepherd anÃâÃÂ ...
U.S. News & World Report
March 11, 2017
CEO Aubrey McClendon attends Game 6 of the NBA basketball Western Conference finals in Oklahoma City. Chesapeake Energy Corporation has withdrawn its claim for more than $455 million against the estate of McClendon, clearing some of the claims against his estate. McClendon died in 2016 afterÃâÃÂ ...
June 8, 2016
Aubrey McClendon: No Evidence of Suicide in Death of Indicted Oil Man. by Corky Siemaszko / Jun.08.2016 / 8:12 AM ET / Updated Jun.08.2016 / 8:13 AM ET. In this Aig. 2, 2007 file photo, Chesapeake Energy CEO Aubrey McClendon is pictured in Oklahoma City. Domestic production of oil is rising for the first time in twoÃâÃÂ ...
December 31, 1999
In 2008, Aubrey McClendon was the highest paid Fortune 500 CEO in America, a title he earned taking home $112 million for running Chesapeake Energy. Later dubbed “The Shale King,” he was at the forefront of the oil and gas industry's next boom, made possible by advances in fracking, which brokeÃâÃÂ ...
Natural Gas Intelligence
December 31, 1999
... stacked reservoirs. Ward created SandRidge in 2006 by acquiring a controlling interest in Riata Energy for $500 million and moving it to Oklahoma City. Before that, he served as Chesapeake Energy's president and chief operating officer after co-founding that company with Aubrey McClendon in 1989.