This excerpt taken from the CHK 8-K filed Oct 4, 2005.
appropriately risked and are reasonable, such calculations and estimates have not been reviewed by third party engineers or appraisers.
The announcement of proposed financings through the issuance of equity and senior notes in this press release shall not constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation of an offer to buy the securities. The terms of any such offerings have not been decided. The securities may not be registered under the Securities Act of 1933 or any state securities laws and, if not registered, may not be offered or sold in the United States absent registration or an applicable exemption from the registration requirements of the Securities Act and state laws.
Pro forma for the CNR acquisition, Chesapeake Energy Corporation is the second largest independent producer of natural gas in the U.S. Headquartered in Oklahoma City, the companys operations are focused on exploratory and developmental drilling and property acquisitions in the Mid-Continent, Permian Basin, South Texas, Texas Gulf Coast, Barnett Shale, Ark-La-Tex and, most recently, the Appalachian Basin regions of the United States. The companys Internet address is