Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Chesapeake Energy
Current Parent Company: 
Chesapeake Energy
Penalty: 
$5,300,000
Year: 
2021
Date: 
March 8, 2021
Offense Group: 
consumer-protection-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
consumer protection violation
Violation Description: 

The settlement provided for better payment of royalties for Pennsylvania landowners with Chesapeake leases going forward; improved protections for landowners through appointment of an Ombudsman to investigate individual claims, OAG compliance and inspection rights, and annual reporting; and $5.3 million in restitution for Pennsylvania landowners with Chesapeake leases.

Level of Government: 
state
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Pennsylvania Attorney General
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Facility State: 
Pennsylvania
HQ Country of Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
Oklahoma
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
oil and gas
Specific Industry of Parent: 
oil & gas
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Parent company note: 
Parent-subsidiary relationship is current as of the most recent revision listed in the Update Log.