WSJ: 'Undisclosed' Chesapeake debt looms
A US report contends that the embattled Chesapeake Energy has “previously unreported liabilities” summing to $1.4 billion resulting from a programme that allowed it to exchange future oil and gas production for cash up front.
The Wall Street Journal analysed 10 of the company’s Volumetric Production Payment agreements and projected that the costs associated with the arrangements was far higher than $600 million over 10 years previously estimated.
Cnooc, one of the largest Chinese state-run oil companies, has agreed to buy a third of Chesapeake Energy's oil and gas assets in a south Texas shale deposit for $1.1 billion, in a deal that will ultimately be worth double that amou...
At the start of the year Chesapeake Energy embarked on a mission to pare debt, plug a funding gap and hasten its move from gas fields to oil basins by selling up to $14 billion worth of assets.
Chesapeake Energy is adding to its list of properties on the block. The energy company is selling oil and gas assets in Colorado and Wyoming, WSJ is reporting, its latest asset sale plan in a quest to raise up to $11.5 billion.
Chesapeake Energy said Monday it plans to raise about $5 billion over the next two years in an effort to expand its investment in oil and natural gas liquids and to reduce its debt, The Associated Press reported.
The Wall Street Journal's Russell Gold reports this afternoon that Chesapeake Energy carries $1.4 billion in undisclosed liabilities. Yesterday, we wrote about Argus Research analyst Phil Weiss' opinion that nation's second-largest ...