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Total to Take Over Barnett From Chesapeake in Preemptive Strike

French oil major Total SA has exercised its preferential rights to leapfrog over a prospective buyer and become sole owner and operator of the Barnett Shale leasehold it has co-owned with Chesapeake Energy Corp. since 2009. Meanwhile, Chesapeake is boosting its annual production growth target -- even with the Barnett sale -- and forecasting cash flow neutrality in 2018. Read More