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Aubrey McClendon, CEO of Chesapeake Energy Corp., is pictured during the second half of Game 6 in the NBA basketball Western Conference finals, in Oklahoma City on June 6, 2012.  (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki, File)

Aubrey McClendon pursuing $100 million deal for drilling rights in Australia

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McClendon co-founded Chesapeake in 1989 and built it into a U.S. gas titan before his ouster in a 2013 investor revolt.
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Major MLP launches new Utica shale project with Marathon and McClendon backing

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Denver-based MarkWest Energy Partners, which is being bought my Marathon’s MPLX master-limited partnership for $14.7 billion, is leading the project through a long-term contract with the newly formed Ascent Resources — a new standalone company that was part of Aubrey McClendon’s American Energy Partners.
Aubrey McClendon, owner of American Energy Partners (F. Carter Smith/Bloomberg )

American Energy Partners units seek bond deals amid oil slump

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The slump in oil prices has prompted the units to cut spending budgets and lower production estimates, significantly increasing their debt levels relative to earnings, according to Standard & Poor’s. They’re seeking financing deals after S&P warned earlier this month that their liquidity could deteriorate significantly next year.
Former Chesapeake CEO Aubrey McClendon (Gary Fountain/Houston Chronicle)

Chesapeake Energy sues founder, former CEO McClendon

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The lawsuit alleges McClendon took “confidential information and trade secrets from Chesapeake.”
Former Chesapeake CEO Aubrey McClendon (Gary Fountain/Houston Chronicle)

McClendon venture raises $500 million for mineral rights

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McClendon doesn’t appear to be slowing down his new venture even as oil prices have sunk below $75 a barrel.
Former Chesapeake CEO Aubrey McClendon (Gary Fountain/Houston Chronicle)

American Energy snaps up more West Texas oil land for $440M

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The deal, expected to close next month, would double Aubrey McClendon’s stake in West Texas.
Aubrey McClendon, owner of American Energy Partners (F. Carter Smith/Bloomberg )

McClendon’s West Texas venture plans Wall Street debut

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Wildcatter Aubrey McClendon’s oil and gas startup in West Texas may be the latest venture in the Permian Basin to beckon for Wall Street investors, sitting astride one of the most lucrative U.S. shale plays.
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Shale boom tested as plummeting prices threaten U.S. drillers

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More supply from hydraulic fracturing and horizontal drilling, and less demand, are contributing to the tumble in West Texas Intermediate crude.
Chesapeake Energy Corp. CEO Aubrey McClendon speaks during the opening of a compressed natural gas filling station in Oklahoma City in 2009. (AP Photo, File)

McClendon lures Chesapeake exec for new energy venture

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Shale gas wildcatter Aubrey McClendon has lured away a top executive from the company that ousted him last year, as McClendon works to build a new U.S. energy producer.
A drilling rig in the Utica Shale. (Chesapeake)

McClendon’s American Energy, Regency to build $500M Utica pipeline

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A $500 million pipeline planned for next year could carry natural gas from Aubrey McClendon’s growing web of gas wells in Ohio to the Gulf Coast and several mid-western and southern states.