Chesapeake Energy’s civic contributions to OKC total nearly $1 billion


Since Chesapeake Energy filed for reorganization bankruptcy in Houston, thoughts of community leaders in Oklahoma City no doubt turned to speculation about what it will mean to the city’s economy and the company’s contributions to the city’s growth.

The Oklahoman’s Steve Lackmeyer reported on Sunday how the oil and gas company’s contributions to the city have amounted to $1 billion since its formation by the late Aubrey McClendon and Tom Ward.

Click here to read his article.