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07:00 ET Chesapeake Energy Corporation Declares Quarterly Preferred Stock Dividends And Provides 2019 First Quarter Earnings Conference Call Information

OKLAHOMA CITY, April 19, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Chesapeake Energy Corporation (NYSE:CHK) today announced that its Board of Directors has declared dividends on its outstanding convertible preferred stock issues, as stated below. 4.50% 5% 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...

Apr 18, 2019, 20:05 ET Bitcoin's Energy Problem Has a Solution Nobody is Looking At

TORONTO, April 18, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Recognizing Bitcoin's energy consumption is completely unsustainable, a group of hackers created an eco-friendly iteration of the cryptocurrency known as PIVX. ...

Apr 18, 2019, 19:11 ET FirstEnergy Statement on Next Steps in FES Bankruptcy Filing

AKRON, Ohio, April 18, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE) President and CEO Charles E. Jones issued the following statement today regarding the FES bankruptcy: Standing behind our...

Apr 18, 2019, 17:45 ET Southern Power Reaches Agreement to Sell the Nacogdoches Generating Facility

ATLANTA, April 18, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Southern Power, a leading U.S. wholesale energy provider and subsidiary of Southern Company, today announced that it has entered into an agreement to sell the...

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Mar 25, 2019, 17:59 ET Weatherford Completes Sale of Land Drilling Rigs

BAAR, Switzerland, March 25, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Weatherford International plc (NYSE: WFT) (the "Company" or "Weatherford") today announced it has completed the sale of two land drilling rigs that...

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