Former Sen. Don Nickles of Oklahoma has been elected to the board of directors of Oklahoma City-based Chesapeake Energy Corp. for a term expiring in 2005, after which he will stand for re-election by Chesapeake’s shareholders. Nickles retired from the Senate after 24 years at the end of 2004. His election increases the size of Chesapeake’s board to eight members.

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