Topics regarding layoffs at Chesapeake Energy Corp.

Topics regarding layoffs at Chesapeake Energy Corp.

No trust in leadership

I am pretty sure that very few here really believe in our leadership. This is a big issue that negatively impacts work performance. What is unusual is that the leadership here does not see this as a problem that needs to be fixed, it's simply not... —  read more 

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Words of Wisdom

I adapted to what CHK wanted me to be only to find out that I lost myself. Here’s my advice. Never and I mean never apologize for the way you talk, look, or just being yourself. CHK is as toxic as they come. If someone doesn’t like who you are. Fu-k... —  read more 

Continue hiding?

Wondering how much longer we can continue hiding the incidents and spills in the field just so we get bonuses or allow superintendents to make contractors employ their cousins.

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Financial Planning

Got something in the mail that Chesapeake is offering financial planning services for a fee of course for retirement and even showed my 401k balance. Is this a fu----g joke?? They took $2MM of my money when they filed bankruptcy and then laid me off... —  read more 

Corrupt leadership

I am really struggling how we had leadership that encouraged us to buy their stocks by telling us how we are doing great and it was just the analyst not understanding. Month after month they told us this knowing they were going to file bankruptcy... —  read more 

Chesapeake is 100% Liable

All oil wells are under tremendous pressure. When you drill into them or expose them to the earths surface they would erupt the oil on the ground. You stop this with mud and lots of it. The mud type and amount is determined by CHK engineers. They... —  read more 

Why bother?

I always wonder about those who know what kind of company this is, where competencies and effort are not valued at all, but they still give 150% of themselves. Why all this effort if it won't be noticed and adequately rewarded? People burn... —  read more 


What a joke that is.. let's people carry over there PTO now. Stay home check an email or 2 and call it 9 hours work. They should make people show the daily work you did from home to add up to 9 hours of work. But they only allow certain people to... —  read more 

Drilling VP goner!

It’s. About. Time! This dude has been a cancer for a long time. Now if they continue on down the drilling chain and cut loose all the guys that he’s protected for years and years. If I were the STX OG Click, I would blow the dust off that ole resume... —  read more 

Boondoggle afoot

If you want to see idiocy writ large, look at the document dump CHK did this morning on the SEC’s web page: | Company Search Page Josh Viets is our new COO. Another nobody from that intellectual powerhouse, the Colorado School of Mines... —  read more 

Is this déjà vu?

Word on the street is CHK is going to pay 2.4 billion for Chief Oil & Gas. CHK just exited bankruptcy, blaming high debt for their inability to avoid cheating their shareholders whose shares were cancelled. In less than a year, CHK has incurred a... —  read more 

Doug is back

Continental Resources Inc on Tuesday named Doug Lawler, the former top boss of Chesapeake Energy Corp, as its chief operating officer and executive vice president from next month.

Running the HSE department

Please don’t tell me that the biggest joke of the them all Tim G is the head of safety. S—t good luck with that, he don’t know his a— from a ho-e in the ground. PS could have ran that department better then anyone out there. Let go Tim

Mass Exodus

Hug your favorite ops person because after March they will be gone. Devon and continental are poaching talented people that are tired of the CHK circus.

Houston bound

Heard with new work structure and continued reduced staff they are looking at moving to Houston in 2nd qtr. will allow our management to find someone to buy campus and get rid of most of old staff baggage

Happy I Was Laid Off

I was ready to retire, wouldn't lie so I didn't fit in as a team player, and I thought most of management were unethical, inexperienced, narcissistic as-----s. The company violated all of my ethical principles. So thank you management for laying me... —  read more 

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