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Chesapeake's Portfolio Best of the Best



September 01, 2011 – Comments (0) | RELATED TICKERS: CHK

Chesapeake Energyhas been working hard to get their portfolio into tip top shape. The approach they have been using is to utilize unconventional plays and shale plays. Not too long ago people probably would have thought them crazy, but not at this point in the game. David White explains how CHK is doing so well, and the smart moves they made to get there.


Natural Gas Plays

1,750,000 net acres in the Marcellus Shale (#1)

495,000 net acres in the Haynesville Shale (#1)

190,000 net acres in the Bossier Shale (#1)

220,000 net acres in the Barnett Shale (#2)

350,000 net acres in the Pearsall Shale

Total net acres = 3,005,000 net acres


Unconventional Liquids Plays

2,035,000 net acres in the Anadarko Basin (#1 including the Granite Wash, Cleveland, Tonkawa,, and 1,000,000 in the Mississippian Lime formation)

500,000 net acres in the Eagle Ford Shale (#2 with 80% in the wet gas and oil phases)

320,000 net acres in the Bakken/Three Forks (top 10)

835,000 net acres in the Permian Basin (Top 5 – Avalon, Bone Spring, Wolfcamp, and Wolfberry)

595,000 net acres in the Powder River (Niobrara) and DJ Basin – #3

1,250,000 net acres in the Utica Shale (#1)

320,000 net acres in other plays" 


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