Chesapeake Energy Corp. CEO Aubrey McClendon will be the keynote speaker on May 15 at a meeting of the Ohio Chamber of Commerce in Columbus.
The event is being called "The Shale Energy Belt: Making Ohio Great Again."
The event is the annual meeting of the chamber and will be held at the Southern Theatre.
The day includes the annual business meeting at 3 p.m. , McClendon's talk at 4 p.m. and an awards ceremony at 5 p.m.
That will be followed by legislative reception from 5:30 to 7 p.m. in the Statehouse Atrium.
The registration fee is $125 a person.
For more information, call 614-228-4201 or check out www.ohiochamber.com.
Chesapeake Energy Corp,the Oklahoma-based firm is the No. 1 driller in Ohio.
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