Chesapeake, the second-largest producer of natural gas and most active driller of new wells in the U.S., has been operating in South Texas for more than 20 years.
With a growing need for engineers, drillers and roughnecks, welders, drivers, suppliers and many more, the Eagle Ford Shale is creating jobs for generations.
In 2011, Chesapeake contributed more than $31 million to charitable organizations and projects throughout our operating area.
Chesapeake’s innovative Green Frac® program is just another example of the company’s commitment to environmentally friendly operations.
Wednesday, May 29, 2013
Chesapeake Energy Corporation announced that Robert “Doug” Lawler will join the company as its Chief Executive Officer effective June 17.
Announcing its first quarter financial and operational results, Chesapeake recorded higher revenues and earnings per share than projected by Wall Street analysts.
Thursday, May 23, 2013
“Always ready, always there.” Army National Guard and Reservist members have to be ready to respond at a moment’s notice. Sometimes causing potential conflicts with their careers, the Office of the Secretary of Defense Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve award recognizes companies and individuals who go above and beyond to assist members fulfill their duty while successfully continuing their career.
Last month the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) dramatically lowered its estimates of methane emissions associated with the oil and natural gas industry. Thanks to self-imposed tighter pollution controls by operators, the industry recorded a decrease of more than 850 million metric tons from 1990 through 2010 — an average of 41.6 million metric tons a year.
Thursday, April 25, 2013
With leading leasehold positions in 10 of the leading plays in the U.S., Chesapeake’s technical expertise and aggressive land acquisition efforts has given the company the resources to successfully fuel growth for decades to come. Thanks to the hard work and innovation of its employees, the company boasts one of the best asset bases in the world.
Communities throughout South Texas are benefiting from significant economic impacts from oil and natural gas development in the Eagle Ford Shale, including benefits from related infrastructure and ancillary industries spurred by energy development. From resource exploration to delivery of needed products to industry and consumers, a large and dynamic economic footprint has been created.
Wednesday, February 20, 2013
South Texas students will soon be able to help provide equipment for their schools and have a chance to win a personal laptop computer. Chesapeake Energy Corporation’s Discovering Tomorrow’s Leaders program was first implemented in 2007 and is a partnership between Chesapeake, local schools and youth development organizations that recognizes elementary and high students who display outstanding leadership and service in the community.
No matter the job, one of the most important things is having the right tools. This could never be more true than for emergency response, where having the items you need could mean the difference between life and death.
Wednesday, February 13, 2013
The second Eagle Ford Consortium will bring together shale experts in legislation, education, workforce solution, economic development and more when convening at the Grand Hyatt San Antonio, 600 E. Market St. on Thursday and Friday, March 7 and 8.
Monday, November 26, 2012
Natural gas production in the Eagle Ford Shale supported 38,000 jobs, and that number could more than double by 2021, according to a study conducted by the University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA).
Monday, June 11, 2012
The Eagle Ford Shale generated $25 billion in economic activity in 2011, according to a study. The University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) report echoed sentiments heard throughout the region that energy production in the area is a massive engine for growth. The study validates the economic contributions of the play in South Texas, as well as its longevity and the abundance of natural gas and oil. In short, the Eagle Ford Shale is much larger than originally expected, both in production and economic growth.
Saturday, April 14, 2012
For more than 20 years, Chesapeake Energy has been a leader in driving up the supply of natural gas. Now it's trying to spark the demand side of the equation — a reach for any player.
Thursday, April 28, 2011
Chesapeake has built an industry leading position in the Eagle Ford Shale in South Texas, operating on 691,000 net acres . We are focused on the oil and wet gas portions of the play.
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