New York landowners win right to renegotiate leases in Chesapeake settlement

Chesapeake has agreed to let more than 4,000 landowners in New York seek more favorable lease terms as part of a settlement with the state’s attorney general.

BY JAY F. MARKS Modified: June 14, 2012 at 12:00 am •  Published: June 15, 2012

More than 4,400 landowners in New York have won the right to seek more favorable oil and natural gas leases, thanks to an agreement between the state attorney general and a subsidiary of Chesapeake Energy Corp.

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