Violation Tracker Parent Company Summary

Parent Company Name: 
Chesapeake Energy
Ownership Structure: 
publicly traded (ticker symbol CHK)
Headquartered in: 
Oklahoma
Industry: 
oil & gas
Penalty total since 2010: 
$13,679,460
Number of records: 
36
Top 10 Primary Offense TypesPenalty TotalNumber of Records
environmental violation$10,334,53330
federal leasing royalty violation$3,312,3003
workplace safety or health violation$32,6273
Notes: 

The penalty dollar total above may be adjusted to account for the fact that the list of entries below may include both agency records and settlement announcements for the same case; or else a penalty covering multiple locations may be listed in the individual records for each of the facilities. Duplicate penalty amounts are marked with an asterisk in the list below.

Associated Names: 

CHESAPEAKE APPALACHIA; CHESAPEAKE ENERGY; CHESAPEAKE OPERATING; DELMAR LIGHT WELL PAD; FLOYD JOHNSON WELL PAD; MOHLER LUMBER 68 WELL PAD; SAMMY L STEWART ETUX 1 WELL PAD

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Subsidy Tracker data on financial assistance to this company by federal, state and local government agencies can be found here.

Read more about this company's state and Federal tax payments (or lack thereof) on its CTJ-ITEP Corporate Tax Dodgers page.

To see how this company's federal lobbying expenses and campaign contributions compare to its federal subsidies and contracts, check out the Sunlight Foundation's Fixed Fortunes report.


Individual Penalty Records:

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Chesapeake Appalachia LLC environmental violation 2013 EPA $9,700,000
CHESAPEAKE APPALACHIA, LLC - ELSON / TCO WELL PAD environmental violation 2014 EPA (*) $3,200,000
CHESAPEAKE APPALACHIA, LLC - BUZZARD IMPOUNDMENT environmental violation 2014 EPA (*) $3,200,000
CHESAPEAKE APPALACHIA, LLC (PARDEE & CURTAIN REALTY 16 WP) environmental violation 2014 EPA (*) $3,200,000
CHESAPEAKE APPALACHIA, LLC - EDWARD GOWER WELL PAD environmental violation 2014 EPA (*) $3,200,000
CHESAPEAKE APPALACHIA, LLC - HOHMAN PIT environmental violation 2014 EPA (*) $3,200,000
CHESAPEAKE APPALACHIA, LLC - MICHAEL ROSS environmental violation 2014 EPA (*) $3,200,000
CHESAPEAKE APPLACHIA, LLC - EVICK PROPERTY environmental violation 2014 EPA (*) $3,200,000
DELMAR LIGHT WELL PAD environmental violation 2014 EPA (*) $3,200,000
CHESAPEAKE APPALACHIA, LLC - RINE WELL PAD environmental violation 2014 EPA (*) $3,200,000
CHESAPEAKE APPLACHIA, LLC - RAY BAKER WELL PAD environmental violation 2014 EPA (*) $3,200,000
CHESAPEAKE APPALACHIA, LLC - DURIG IMPOUNDMENT environmental violation 2014 EPA (*) $3,200,000
CHESAPEAKE APPLACHIA, LLC - THOMAS CELESTINE ETUX 1 environmental violation 2014 EPA (*) $3,200,000
CHESAPEAKE APPLACHIA - PLEASANT RIDGE COMPRESSOR STATION environmental violation 2014 EPA (*) $3,200,000
FLOYD JOHNSON WELL PAD environmental violation 2014 EPA (*) $3,200,000
CHESAPEAKE APPALACHIA, LLC - VILLERS IMPOUNDMENT environmental violation 2014 EPA (*) $3,200,000
CHESAPEAKE APPALACHIA, LLC - RALPH G LIPPS WELL PAD environmental violation 2014 EPA (*) $3,200,000
CHESAPEAKE APPALACHIA, LLC - JAMES OGDEN WELL PAD environmental violation 2014 EPA (*) $3,200,000
CHESAPEAKE APPALACHIA, LLC - SKINNER WELL PAD environmental violation 2014 EPA (*) $3,200,000
CHESAPEAKE APPALACHIA, LLC - MILLER WELL PAD environmental violation 2014 EPA (*) $3,200,000
CHESAPEAKE APPALACHIA, LLC - TALL TREES environmental violation 2014 EPA (*) $3,200,000
MOHLER LUMBER CO. 68 WELL PAD environmental violation 2014 EPA (*) $3,200,000
CHESAPEAKE APPLACHIA, LLC - LYNN CAMP - CHESAPEAKE environmental violation 2014 EPA (*) $3,200,000
CHESAPEAKE APPLACHIA, LLC - BLAKE FORK environmental violation 2014 EPA (*) $3,200,000
CHESAPEAKE APPALACHIA, LLC - SABER WELL PAD environmental violation 2014 EPA (*) $3,200,000
CHESAPEAKE APPALACHIA, LLC - GORDON STANSBERRY WELL PAD environmental violation 2014 EPA (*) $3,200,000
SAMMY L STEWART ETUX 1 WELL PAD environmental violation 2014 EPA (*) $3,200,000
CHESAPEAKE APPALACHIA, LLC - COASTAL FOREST RESOURCES #3 environmental violation 2014 EPA (*) $3,200,000
Chesapeake Energy federal leasing royalty violation 2016 ONRR $2,118,900
Chesapeake Energy Corporation federal leasing royalty violation 2014 ONRR $765,000
Chesapeake Appalachia, LLC environmental violation 2012 EPA $600,000
Chesapeake Energy federal leasing royalty violation 2014 ONRR $428,400
CHESAPEAKE OPR LLC / COLONY WASH WEST OIL TANK BATTERY environmental violation 2012 EPA $34,533
CHESAPEAKE OPERATING INC (NOMAC DRILLING) workplace safety or health violation 2013 OSHA $13,627
CHESAPEAKE OPERATING INC. workplace safety or health violation 2011 OSHA $12,000
CHESAPEAKE OPERATING INC. workplace safety or health violation 2011 OSHA $7,000
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