Chesapeake Energy Corporation Declares Quarterly Common and Preferred Stock Dividends

OKLAHOMA CITY--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar. 5, 2015-- Chesapeake Energy Corporation (NYSE:CHK) today announced that its Board of Directors has declared a $0.0875 per share quarterly dividend that will be paid on April 30, 2015 to common shareholders of record on April 15, 2015. In addition, Chesapeake’s Board has declared dividends on its outstanding convertible preferred stock issues, as stated below.

      4.50%     5% (2005B)     5.75%     5.75% (Series A)
NYSE Symbol     CHK Pr D     N/A     N/A     N/A
Date of Original Issue     September 14, 2005     November 8, 2005     May 17, 2010     May 17, 2010
Registered CUSIP     165167842     165167826     165167768     165167750
144A CUSIP     N/A     165167834     165167776     165167784
RegS CUSIP     N/A     N/A     U16450204     U16450113
Clean (no legends) CUSIP     N/A     N/A     165167768     165167750
Par Value per Share     $0.01     $0.01     $0.01     $0.01
Shares Outstanding     2,558,900     2,095,615     1,497,000     1,100,000
Liquidation Preference per Share     $100     $100     $1,000     $1,000
Record Date     June 1, 2015     May 1, 2015     May 1, 2015     May 1, 2015
Payment Date     June 15, 2015     May 15, 2015     May 15, 2015     May 15, 2015
Amount per Share     $1.125     $1.25     $14.375     $14.375
                         

Chesapeake Energy Corporation (NYSE:CHK) is the second-largest producer of natural gas and the 11th largest producer of oil and natural gas liquids in the U.S. Headquartered in Oklahoma City, the company's operations are focused on discovering and developing its large and geographically diverse resource base of unconventional oil and natural gas assets onshore in the U.S. The company also owns substantial marketing and compression businesses. Further information is available at www.chk.com where Chesapeake routinely posts announcements, updates, events, investor information, presentations and news releases.

Source: Chesapeake Energy Corporation

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