Stories tagged with Aubrey McClendon

Aubrey McClendon stages a comeback

By Laurie Bennett   |   February 7, 2014 at 8:02am   |   0 Comments

After building a fortune betting on shale fields, then leaving his company under duress, billionaire Aubrey McClendon is again making big gambles.

SEC steps up its investigation of Chesapeake’s McClendon

By Laurie Bennett   |   March 2, 2013 at 6:51am   |   1 Comments

Federal regulators have formalized their investigation of Chesapeake Energy’s business dealings with its chief executive, billionaire Aubrey McClendon.

Chesapeake Energy accused of giving CEO ‘personal’ bailout

By Carol Eisenberg   |   April 29, 2009 at 8:29am   |   0 Comments

Furious shareholders are demanding to know why directors of Oklahoma City-based Chesapeake Energy Corp. paid CEO Aubrey McClendon $112 million last year, bought his personal art collection and co-sponsored his basketball team, even as the company’s stock price tumbled.

Lessons from Bob Simpson’s $100 million cashout at XTO

By Gary Jacobson   |   October 12, 2008 at 8:14am   |   0 Comments

CEO Bob Simpson earned about $100 million from the sale of nearly 2.8 million shares of XTO early last week, as he raced to beat the meltdown of the market and his stock.

Shades of 1929 for Chesapeake’s Aubrey McClendon

By Gary Jacobson   |   October 11, 2008 at 12:24pm   |   3 Comments

Risk-taking caught up to Aubrey McClendon, the outspoken energy company CEO who helped fund the Swift Boat attacks against John Kerry four years ago and has been busy touting the benefits of compressed natural gas in TV ads this election cycle.

Swift Boat moneymen still trying to shape public policy

By Gary Jacobson   |   July 17, 2008 at 7:54am   |   2 Comments

Four years later, many of the wealthy donors who funded the Swift Boat Veterans for Truth campaign against Democratic presidential candidate John Kerry are still very active in molding public opinion.

Chesapeake Energy and Aubrey McClendon, masters of the power play

By Gary Jacobson   |   July 9, 2008 at 8:42am   |   2 Comments

Chesapeake Energy CEO Aubrey McClendon has a former Oklahoma governor (Frank Keating) and U.S. Senator (Don Nickles) on his Oklahoma City-based company’s board of directors. That seems only fitting. McClendon’s great uncle, Robert S. Kerr, co-founded Kerr-McGee and served as Oklahoma governor and senator. Webcasting news on energy and the environment

By John Decker   |   April 29, 2008 at 11:21am   |   0 Comments

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