Chesapeake Energy Corporation announces awards from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

10/12/2009

Chesapeake Energy Corporation announces awards from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Chesapeake Energy Corporation (NYSE:CHK) today announced it has been selected by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) as the Natural Gas STAR Production Partner of the Year. Chesapeake employee Andrew McCalmont also received the Implementation Manager of the Year award from the EPA.

The Natural Gas STAR Program is a flexible, voluntary partnership that encourages oil and natural gas companies to adopt cost-effective technologies and practices that improve operational efficiency and reduce emissions of methane.

Aubrey K. McClendon, Chesapeake’s Chief Executive Officer, commented, “We are pleased to be selected for this prestigious award from the EPA and delighted Andrew was recognized for his outstanding work. Chesapeake strives to employ the industry’s best practices and is committed to maintaining high environmental standards. We are very proud of the accomplishments our Operations teams have made in this important aspect of our business. Additionally, we continue to work with consumers and public policy decision-makers to further expand the use of clean, affordable, abundant American natural gas.”

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