Chesapeake Energy Corporation Announces 2006 First Quarter Financial and Operational Results Release Date and Conference Call

Chesapeake Energy Corporation has scheduled its 2006 first quarter financial and operational results release to be issued after the close of trading on the New York Stock Exchange on Monday, May 1, 2006.

A conference call is scheduled for Tuesday morning, May 2, 2006 at 9:00 am EDT to discuss the release. The telephone number to access the conference call is 913-981-4911 and the confirmation code is 1324430. We encourage those who would like to participate in the call to place your calls between 8:50 and 9:00 am EDT.

For those unable to participate in the conference call, a replay will be available for audio playback at 12:00 pm EDT on May 2, 2006 and will run through midnight Monday, May 15, 2006. The number to access the conference call replay is 719-457-0820; passcode for the replay is 1324430.

The conference call will also be webcast live on the Internet and can be accessed by going directly to the Chesapeake website at and selecting "Conference Calls" under the "Investor Relations" section. The webcast of the conference call will be available on our website indefinitely.

Chesapeake Energy Corporation is the second largest independent producer of natural gas in the U.S. Headquartered in Oklahoma City, the company's operations are focused on exploratory and developmental drilling and corporate and property acquisitions in the Mid-Continent, Permian Basin, South Texas, Texas Gulf Coast, Barnett Shale, Ark-La-Tex and Appalachian Basin regions of the United States. The company's Internet address is

SOURCE: Chesapeake Energy Corporation

CONTACT: Jeffrey L. Mobley, CFA, Senior Vice President - Investor
Relations and Research, +1-405-767-4763 or; Marc
Rowland, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, +1-405-879-9232
or, both of Chesapeake Energy Corporation