Continental is seeking damages in excess of $75,000.
The lawsuit was filed in Garfield County District Court in August.
Continental filed an amended petition in the case last month, court records show.
Chesapeake had until Wednesday to file a response to the new petition, but the courthouse was closed due to heavy
“This is an unfortunate commercial dispute between two highly regarded Oklahoma-based companies that in all other respects share a great deal of mutual admiration for each other from the CEOs on down,” Chesapeake spokesman Jim Gipson said.