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No Suicide Evidence Found In Death Of Oilman Aubrey McClendon

Reuters | Andrew Hart | Posted 06.07.2016 | Business

HOUSTON (Reuters) - Oklahoma City police said on Tuesday an inquiry found no evidence suggesting oilman Aubrey McClendon committed suicide when he die...

McClendon's Legacy As Warning

Wenonah Hauter | Posted 03.04.2016 | Green
Wenonah Hauter

No matter what, it is time to take back our democracy from billionaires that control major industries like oil and gas, and whose influence spreads far and wide to create policies that keep us hooked on what they're selling.

'Green News Report' - March 3, 2016

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 03.03.2016 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Big Oil CEO dies just one day after indictment on conspiracy charges; Ber...

Former Chesapeake CEO McClendon Indicted On Conspiracy Charges

Reuters | Andrew Hart | Posted 03.02.2016 | Politics

By Brian Grow and Diane Bartz ATLANTA/WASHINGTON, March 1 (Reuters) - Aubrey McClendon, former chief executive officer of Chesapeake Energy Corp , was...

Banana Republic: U.S. Fracking Pioneer Aubrey McClendon Bringing Practice to Argentina

Steve Horn | Posted 01.28.2016 | Green
Steve Horn

Cross-Posted from DeSmogBlogAubrey McClendon, the embattled former CEO and co-founder of Chesapeake Energy, has announced his entrance into Argentina ...

Did My Piece on Coal Baron Murray v. Fracker McClendon Suit Lead To Sealing of Court Documents?

Steve Horn | Posted 03.11.2015 | Green
Steve Horn

Bob Murray, owner of American Energy Corporation Century Mine in Ohio, sued Aubrey McClendon for allegedly infringing upon his company's copyright in August 2013. He claimed McClendon commandeered the "American Energy" brand.

Court Files: Coal CEO Robert Murray Unearths Lease from Aubrey McClendon's New Fracking Company

Steve Horn | Posted 10.16.2014 | Green
Steve Horn

Cross-Posted from DeSmogBlogDeSmogBlog has obtained a copy of a sample hydraulic fracturing ("fracking") lease distributed to Ohio landowners by embat...

Jared Gilmour

Meet The Frackers: New Book Profiles Natural Gas Giants | Jared Gilmour | Posted 11.20.2013 | Green

Hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, which uses a high-pressure stream of water, chemicals and sand to blast through deep layers of shale rock to extrac...

Exclusive: Ousted Chesapeake Energy CEO Aubrey McClendon Launching Ohio Land Grab

Steve Horn | Posted 08.21.2013 | Green
Steve Horn

Aubrey McClendon's penchant for "land grab" as a business model made the recently-ousted Chesapeake Energy CEO infamous -- and he's at it again for his new start-up hydraulic fracturing ("fracking") company in Ohio's Utica Shale basin.

WATCH: Why Is This Former CEO Unloading This Luxurious Lake House?

The Huffington Post | Rain Embuscado | Posted 06.12.2013 | HuffPost Home

It boasts one thousand feet of water frontage -- need we say more?

Disgraced Ex-CEO To Keep Use Of Company Jet

Reuters | Posted 06.21.2013 | Business

NEW YORK, April 19 (Reuters) - Chesapeake Energy Corp's former Chief Executive Officer, Aubrey McClendon, will use the company's aircraft for free ...

Controversial CEO Abandons Post

Reuters | Posted 03.31.2013 | Business

* McClendon stepping down April 1 * McClendon to receive $47 million in compensation * Shares rise 9 percent on news of ...

A 'War on Shale Gas'?

Brendan DeMelle | Posted 10.01.2012 | Green
Brendan DeMelle

Since late 2009, there's been a slowly-growing wave of attacks from the unconventional oil and gas industry on media outlets that cover the controversies surrounding hydraulic fracturing (fracking) and other shale gas practices.

Major Energy Companies Allegedly Colluded To Avoid Competing

Reuters | Posted 09.01.2012 | Business

By Diane Bartz and Brian Grow WASHINGTON, July 2 (Reuters) - The U.S. Justice Department is probing Chesapeake Energy Corp and Encana ...

Leaders' Character Must Take Precedence Over Their Resumes

Bill George | Posted 08.26.2012 | Business
Bill George

Will the parade of leaders who fail to fulfill their leadership responsibilities ever end? CEOs are public figures. Their actions are constantly being scrutinized inside and outside their organizations. For this reason their actions must be beyond reproach.

What Chesapeake Energy's Financial Scandals Mean for the Rest of Us

Brendan DeMelle | Posted 07.30.2012 | Green
Brendan DeMelle

Given radioactive wastewater, earthquakes, and flammable tap water, one might think that drilling and fracking could not possibly have any more dirty secrets. But here's the biggest secret of all: it's expensive.

Blatant Insider Commodity Trading Given Pass That Would Put Stock Traders in Handcuffs

Raymond J. Learsy | Posted 07.06.2012 | Business
Raymond J. Learsy

Here we have this enormous dichotomy between insider trading in stocks and bonds, and commodities. The difference being, with commodity trading, most everyone is impacted.

Chesapeake Energy CEO Is 'Deeply Sorry'

Reuters | Posted 07.02.2012 | Green

* CEO says deeply sorry for distractions of the past two weeks * CEO says there has been a lot of misinformation * Shar...

In Latest Sign of Trouble, Chesapeake Energy Hires Lehman Spin Doctor

Kevin Connor | Posted 07.02.2012 | Business
Kevin Connor

Will Chesapeake emerge from the crisis in one piece, or will it go the way of Lehman or Enron?

Energy Company Chairman To Be Replaced

Reuters | Posted 07.01.2012 | Green

(Corrects date in 6th paragraph to June 2014 instead of June 2012) * Co to end Founders Well program 18 months early * ...

Gas Industry Spin Can't Cover Up Air, Water Problems Caused by Fracking

Paul Gallay | Posted 06.02.2012 | Green
Paul Gallay

Fracking and its impact on public health, in particular our children's health, is a serious issue that calls for swift action -- action that the gas industry repeatedly tries to block.

Ryan Grim

Natural Gas Bill Profits Four Billionaires | Ryan Grim | Posted 08.27.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- On any given day, Congress is likely to be considering some type of legislation that would funnel taxpayer cash to a handful of rich men...

Natural Gas Industry Executives Come Out In Favor Of More Trasparency

The Colorado Independent | David O. Williams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

The oil and gas industry is starting to see some cracks in its to-date united front against federal oversight of the common drilling practice known as...