Editor's Note:

Energywire will not publish over the July Fourth holiday. It returns Wednesday, July 5.

Energywire headlines —

SPOTLIGHT

1. NATURAL GAS

Chesapeake turns into buyout target as top investor 'cracks the whip'

Chesapeake Energy Corp.'s top shareholder is urging CEO Aubrey McClendon and the board of directors to cut the gas producer down to size by curtailing ambitious spending plans and to consider selling the company outright if the price is right. Southeastern Asset Management, which owns 13.6 percent of Chesapeake, sent a letter to McClendon and the board yesterday that said shareholders are all ears if a large investor offers to pay a substantial premium for the second-biggest U.S. gas producer.

THIS MORNING'S STORIES

Advertisement

E&E Interactive

E&E's Power Plan Hub

Compiled Coverage by Issue

Drought
Global Climate Debate
Power Shift: Election Transitions
Fiscal 2017 Budget and Appropriations
Oregon Standoff

E&E Special Reports

Off Topic
DAMage
Musical Chairs: Committees 2017
Coal in the Age of Trump
Deep Underground
United States of Batteries
People to Watch 2017
Meet the New Members 2017
Climate's Nuclear Meltdown
BUSTED: the last oil boom?
National Park Service:100 Years
Swing State Snapshot
Heating up in the Heartland
Ukraine Hacking

E&E Services

Learn More About E&E
Start a Trial
Receive Email Alerts
Staff Directory
Employment Opportunities
Announcements

Advertisement

Latest Selected Headlines

More headlinesMore headlines

More headlinesMore headlines

More headlinesMore headlines

More headlinesMore headlines

Latest E&ETV Videos