Chesapeake Energy Corp. (“the Company” or “Debtor”) engages in domestic exploration and production of oil, natural gas, and natural gas liquids. The Company holds interests in natural gas resource plays, including the Marcellus in the Northern Appalachian Basin in Pennsylvania; Haynesville located in Northwestern Louisiana; Eagle Ford in South Texas; Brazos Valley in Southeast Texas; Powder River Basin in Wyoming; and Mid-Continent in the Anadarko Basin of northwestern Oklahoma. The company was founded in 1989 and is headquartered in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.
Opportune was engaged by the Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors (“UCC”) to serve as a financial advisor during Chesapeake’s Chapter 11 bankruptcy filing dated June 28, 2020.
Highlights of Opportune’s role included:
Opportune leveraged its Restructuring, Valuation, and Reserve Engineering & Geosciences service lines to deliver expertise unmatched in the market. Our willingness to put in the long hours and take on the risk associated with the engagement was lauded by other case parties and led to a significantly greater recovery for general unsecured creditors than what would have been afforded without our work.
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