Tag Archives: Chesapeake Energy Corp.

Cheering charities

In February, she will represent the organization at Oklahoma City Thunder games through an ad campaign that will splash her image – and message – across television screens and billboards around the city. But she’s not planning to do anything fancy; she will just tell people about her organization. “I’ll just be me,” she says.

Sand blast

Plans began to come together for the $100 million project in 2010. SandRidge CEO Tom Ward brought in New York-based Rogers Marvel Architects led by Rob Rogers. His task was to rethink the company’s properties and make the office tower the centerpiece of the project with park space and additional buildings on its perimeter. The

Energy ed

Steven C. Agee, dean of OCU’s Meinders School of Business “I looked around at what kind of future career opportunities there were in the metropolitan area, and realized that a major sector has to do with energy,” Creach says, who previously considered a career in international relations and had been working on a master’s degree

Chesapeake board changes planned

Through the shuffling of positions, CEO Aubrey McClendon will remain in his post, but as previously decided in May, will not serve as chairman of the board, although he will remain a director. The changes came about by Chesapeake’s two largest shareholders, Southeastern Asset Management and investor Carl C. Icahn and his affiliated entities. Southeastern

McClendon no longer serves as chairman, continues as CEO

Furthermore, the company announced today that the board has decided to terminate the Founder Well Participation Program (FWPP) with McClendon on June 30, 2014 – 18 months before the end of its current term of Dec. 31, 2015. Company officials say McClendon “will receive no compensation of any kind in connection with the early termination

Relief from grief

Gene Rainbolt Photo by Mark Hancock His mother, Sondra Woodruff, and a friend, Charlotte Lankford, teamed with Baptist Medical Center outpatient services, and Calm Waters was born. The Oklahoma City nonprofit guides families through the grief process. But without the support of Gene Rainbolt, its first chairman, the organization may never have been. On May

March Compass

NORTHEASTThe former County Line Barbeque buildings at 1226 and 1228 N.E. 63rd have a new owner. Commercial real estate firm Price Edwards & Co. reports it handled the sale for $1.275 million. Paul Ravencraft and Phillip Mazaheri handled the transaction. It was purchased by local investor HHH Investments LLC from Colocoline II Inc. and Gina

Chesapeake one step closer to acquiring Bronco Drilling

In April, the boards of directors for both companies announced they had entered into a definitive agreement for Chesapeake to acquire Bronco for about $315 million. That amount included debt, networking capital and outstanding warrants.   When the agreement was first announced, Chesapeake officials planned to make a cash tender offer of $11 per share

Salvation Army announces plans for Center of Hope

Chesapeake Energy Corp. dropped $5 million in the Salvation Army’s kettle May 9 to help fund a new 26-acre campus near NW 10 and N Pennsylvania Avenue. The move was necessitated by the city’s Core to Shore plan that calls for a 40-acre city park that would include the site of the SA’s current square