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Investor Lawsuit Against Chesapeake Dismissed

A lawsuit alleging that Chesapeake Energy Corp. misled investors by not disclosing some liabilities and personal loans of former CEO Aubrey McClendon was dismissed last week in Oklahoma federal court.

April 15, 2013

Judge Dismisses Investor Lawsuit Against Chesapeake

A lawsuit alleging that Chesapeake Energy Corp. misled investors by not disclosing some liabilities and personal loans of former CEO Aubrey McClendon was dismissed Wednesday in Oklahoma federal court.

April 12, 2013

Chesapeake, Encana Accused of Collusion in Michigan Lease Auction

A Michigan landowner has filed a lawsuit alleging that Chesapeake Energy Corp., Encana Corp. and a state-based operator conspired to rig a state oil and gas leasehold auction in 2010.

February 28, 2013

Chesapeake, Encana Sued Over Alleged Rigged Auction Bids

A Michigan landowner is suing Chesapeake Energy Corp., Encana Corp. and a state-based operator, alleging that they conspired to rig a state auction bidding process to acquire oil and natural gas leases in 2010.

February 28, 2013

Enviros Go to the Well Again on Range Case

A group of environmental organizations has written to the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Region 6 administrator alleging that politics and not science caused the agency to drop a water contamination case against Range Resources Corp. and calling for a resumption of legal action.

February 13, 2013

Pennsylvania DEP Denies Allegations It Skewed Water Tests

A Pennsylvania lawmaker is calling for federal and state authorities to investigate the state Department of Environmental Protection (DEP), alleging that it committed fraud and misconduct when it tested water supplies suspected of being tainted by natural gas drilling.

November 5, 2012

Pennsylvania AG Seeks Dismissal of Marcellus ‘Gag Rule’ Lawsuit

Pennsylvania Attorney General Linda Kelly on Tuesday filed a motion to dismiss a lawsuit alleging that Act 13, the state’s omnibus Marcellus Shale law, has a medical “gag rule” that violates a doctor’s constitutional rights to communicate with his patients.

October 19, 2012

Chesapeake Sues Gastar Over Failed Partnership

Chesapeake Energy Corp. filed a lawsuit against former partner Gastar Exploration Ltd., alleging that it is owed $130 million from a failed joint venture in Texas.

October 3, 2012

PG&E Pipe Issues Occupy Regulators

California regulatory staff has released a report urging “significant penalties” for Pacific Gas and Electric Co.’s (PG&E) lax natural gas pipeline record-keeping and alleging that some of the misclassifications had resulted in pressures that violated federal standards and presented “significant risks” to the general public and went unreported for years.

June 4, 2012

West Virginia Inspectors File Grievance Over Job Postings

Twenty inspectors with the West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) have filed a grievance with the state, alleging the agency’s plans to hire additional Marcellus Shale inspectors are unfair because the new hires will be paid more and have fewer prerequisites.

May 17, 2012
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