From the ShaleOhio blog by the Columbus law firm of Bricker & Eckler:
James Webb, a trial lawyer who worked for 17 years at the Oklahoma law firm McAfee & Taft, has replaced Henry Hood as Chesapeake Energy Corp.’s top lawyer as the company works to "recover from damaging reports" about controversial land deals in Michigan as well as controversial personal loans taken out by CEO Aubrey McClendon, Reuters reports.
Hood, who will retain a position as senior vice president of Chesapeake’s land and regulatory departments, was replaced after six years when the board rebuked his claim that they were “fully aware of the existence of Mr. McClendon’s financing transactions,” the article said.
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Chesapeake Energy Corp,the Oklahoma-based firm is the No. 1 driller in Ohio.
Rig Count Interactive Map by Baker Hughes, an energy services company.
Shale Sheet Fracking, a Youngstown Vindicator blog.
The Ohio Environmental Council, a statewide eco-group based in Columbus.
Earthjustice, a national eco-group.
People's Oil and Gas Collaborative-Ohio, a grass-roots group in Northeast Ohio.
Concerned Citizens of Medina County, a grass-roots group.
No Frack Ohio, a Columbus-based grass-roots group.
Fracking: Gas Drilling's Environmental Threat by ProPublica, an online journalism site.
Pipeline, blog from Pittsburgh Post-Gazette on Marcellus shale drilling.
Allegheny Front, environmental public radio for Western Pennsylvania.