Aubrey McClendon’s company to buy nearly $2 billion worth of Utica, Marcellus shale acreage

American Energy Partners LP, the company formed by former Chesapeake Energy Corp. CEO Aubrey McClendon, agreed to buy shale acreage in the Marcellus and Utica shale plays for a total of nearly $2 billion. American Energy — Utica LLC AEU, an affiliate of American Energy Partners LP, said it has signed agreements to buy about 27,000 net acres in Monroe County, Ohio, from East Resources Inc. and an unnamed private company.The properties are expected to have net production of about 40 million cubic feet of natural gas equivalent per day, according to a news release from Oklahoma City-based American Energy — Utica.

via Aubrey McClendon's company to buy nearly $2 billion worth of Utica, Marcellus shale acreage – Cleveland Business News – Northeast Ohio and Cleveland – Crain's Cleveland Business.

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