Top Executives Exit Chesapeake Energy amid CEO Search

Chesapeake Energy Executive Vice President of E&P Frank Patterson as well as James Webb, general counsel, and William Buergler, senior vice president, agreed to leave the company, a filing said.

Hart Energy Staff
Top Executives Exit Chesapeake Energy amid CEO Search

The departure of the three executives follows the exit of former Chesapeake Energy CEO Doug Lawler and the conclusion of its bankruptcy reorganization earlier this year. (Source: Shutterstock.com; Chesapeake Energy logo by Casimiro PT / Shutterstock.com)

Three top executives at Chesapeake Energy Corp. are out, according to a regulatory filing on June 11.

Chesapeake Energy Executive Vice President of E&P Frank Patterson as well as James Webb, general counsel, and William Buergler, senior vice president, agreed to leave the company, said a filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.

The departure of the three executives from the leadership team at the Oklahoma City-based E&P company follows the exit of its CEO, Doug Lawler, in April and the conclusion of Chesapeake Energy’s bankruptcy reorganization earlier this year.

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