Chesapeake Energy Price-Fixing, Antitrust Lawsuits

Last Updated on June 26, 2017

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At A Glance

This Alert Affects
Landowners in northwest Oklahoma who entered into oil and natural gas leases with Chesapeake between December 2007 and March 2012.
What's Going On?
It is believed that these leaseholders may have been cheated out of money in light of allegations that Chesapeake Energy conspired to rig bids for the purchase of oil and natural gas leases.
Is There Any Proof?
The Department of Justice released a statement stating that the former CEO of Chesapeake was indicted for "masterminding" a conspiracy to not compete for oil and natural gas leases.