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									         Chesapeake Energy Corporation (CHK) - Financial and Strategic SWOT
                                 Analysis Review
        Reference Code: GDGE181FSA                                                                                            Publication Date: MAR 2013

          6100 North Western Avenue, P.O. Box
                                                             Phone              +1 405 8488000                  Revenue          12,316 (million USD)
          18496
          Oklahoma City, OK                                  Fax                +1 405 8430573                  Net Profit       -769 (million USD)
          73118                                              Website            www.chk.com                     Employees        12,000
                                                                                CHK [New York Stock
          United States                                      Exchange                                           Industry         Oil & Gas
                                                                                Exchange]

       Company Overview
       Chesapeake Energy Corporation (Chesapeake) is one of the leading producers of natural gas and oil and natural gas liquids. It is
       the second-largest producer of natural gas and also ranks in the top 11 producer of oil and natural gas liquids. The company
       carries out the discovery and development of unconventional natural gas and oil fields onshore in the US. Its activities are
       conducted in the Bossier, Haynesville, Barnett, Marcellus and Pearsall natural gas shale plays and in the Cleveland, Tonkawa,
       Granite Wash, Eagle Ford, Niobrara and Utica unconventional liquids plays.
       Key Executives                                                                SWOT Analysis
                      Name                                 Title                      Chesapeake Energy Corporation, SWOT Analysis
         Aubrey K. McClendon                 Chief Executive Officer                  Strengths                              Weaknesses
         Archie W. Dunham                    Chairman
                                                                                      Substantial Reserves and               Substantial Debt
         Bob G. Alexander                    Director                                 Production
                                                                                                                             Higher Costs affecting Margins
         V. Burns Hargis                     Director
                                                                                      Strong Domestic Player
         Vincent J. Intrieri                 Director
        Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary
        Research, GlobalData                                                          Opportunities                          Threats

       Share Data                                                                     Strategic Agreements and               Fluctuation in the Gas Prices
         Chesapeake Energy Corporation                                                Acquisitions
                                                                                                                             Stringent Tax Policies
        Share Price (USD) as on 22-Mar-                                20.39          Significant Growth in the US
        2013                                                                          Shale Gas Market
        EPS (USD)                                                       -1.46
        Market Cap (million USD)                                      13,612         Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary Research,
                                                                                     GlobalData
        Enterprise Value (million USD)                                31,477
        Shares Outstanding (million)                                     668
       Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary
       Research, GlobalData

       Financial Performance                                                         Recent Developments
                                                                                      Feb 21, 2013         Chesapeake Energy Reports Revenue Of
                                                                                                           US$12.3 billion In 2012
                                                                                      Feb 12, 2013         3M Receives NGV2-2007 Certification For
                                                                                                           CNG Tank
                                                                                      Jan 29, 2013         Chesapeake Energy CEO Aubrey McClendon
                                                                                                           To Retire
                                                                                      Jan 23, 2013         Chesapeake Energy To Supply Natural Gas
                                                                                                           For Methanex's Louisiana Methanol Project
                                                                                     Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary Research,
                                                                                     GlobalData
       Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary
       Research, GlobalData




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       Table of Contents
       Table of Contents ............................................................................................................................................................................... 2
          List of Tables .................................................................................................................................................................................. 4
          List of Figures ................................................................................................................................................................................. 4
       Section 1 - About the Company.......................................................................................................................................................... 5
       Chesapeake Energy Corporation - Key Facts .................................................................................................................................... 5
       Chesapeake Energy Corporation - Key Employees ........................................................................................................................... 6
       Chesapeake Energy Corporation - Key Employee Biographies ......................................................................................................... 7
       Chesapeake Energy Corporation - Major Products and Services ...................................................................................................... 8
       Chesapeake Energy Corporation - Key Operational Summary .......................................................................................................... 9
       Chesapeake Energy Corporation - History ....................................................................................................................................... 10
       Chesapeake Energy Corporation - Company Statement ................................................................................................................. 14
       Chesapeake Energy Corporation - Locations And Subsidiaries ....................................................................................................... 16
          Head Office ................................................................................................................................................................................... 16
          Other Locations & Subsidiaries ..................................................................................................................................................... 16
       Section 2 – Company Analysis ......................................................................................................................................................... 18
       Chesapeake Energy Corporation - Business Description ................................................................................................................. 18
          Business Description - Marketing, Gathering and Compression .................................................................................................. 18
             Marketing, Gathering and Compression - Overview .................................................................................................................. 18
             Marketing, Gathering and Compression - Financials................................................................................................................ 19
             Marketing, Gathering and Compression - Capital Expenditure ................................................................................................. 19
          Business Description - Exploration and Production ...................................................................................................................... 19
             Exploration and Production - Overview ..................................................................................................................................... 19
             Exploration and Production - Production ................................................................................................................................... 19
             Exploration and Production - Financials .................................................................................................................................... 19
             Exploration and Production - Capital Expenditure ..................................................................................................................... 19
          Business Description - Oilfield Services........................................................................................................................................ 19
             Oilfield Services - Overview ...................................................................................................................................................... 19
             Oilfield Services - Financials ..................................................................................................................................................... 19
             Oilfield Services - Capital Expenditure ...................................................................................................................................... 20
       Chesapeake Energy Corporation - SWOT Analysis ......................................................................................................................... 21
          SWOT Analysis - Overview........................................................................................................................................................... 21
          Chesapeake Energy Corporation - Strengths ............................................................................................................................... 21
             Strength - Substantial Reserves and Production....................................................................................................................... 21
             Strength - Strong Domestic Player ............................................................................................................................................ 21
             Strength - Proprietary Technologies .......................................................................................................................................... 21
          Chesapeake Energy Corporation - Weaknesses .......................................................................................................................... 22
             Weakness - Substantial Debt .................................................................................................................................................... 22
             Weakness - Higher Costs affecting Margins ............................................................................................................................. 22
          Chesapeake Energy Corporation - Opportunities ......................................................................................................................... 22
             Opportunity - Strategic Agreements and Acquisitions ............................................................................................................... 22
             Opportunity - Significant Growth in the US Shale Gas Market .................................................................................................. 22
             Opportunity - Capital Expenditure ............................................................................................................................................. 23
          Chesapeake Energy Corporation - Threats .................................................................................................................................. 23
             Threat - Fluctuation in the Gas Prices ....................................................................................................................................... 23
             Threat - Stringent Tax Policies .................................................................................................................................................. 23


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             Threat - Exploration Production & Development Risks.............................................................................................................. 23
       Chesapeake Energy Corporation - Key Competitors ........................................................................................................................ 24
       Section 3 – Company Financial Ratios ............................................................................................................................................. 25
       Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios........................................................................................................................................... 25
       Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios ...................................................................................................................................................... 25
       Performance Chart ........................................................................................................................................................................... 27
       Financial Performance...................................................................................................................................................................... 27
       Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios....................................................................................................................................................... 28
       Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts ......................................................................................................................................................... 29
       Section 4 – Company’s Oil & Gas, Power Financial Deals and Alliances ........................................................................................ 30
          Chesapeake Energy Corporation, Oil & Gas, Deals By Year, 2007 to YTD 2013......................................................................... 3
								
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