Lawmakers Seek Investigation of Natural Gas Industry

"Federal lawmakers called Tuesday on several agencies, including the federal Securities and Exchange Commission, the Energy Information Administration and the Government Accountability Office, to investigate whether the natural gas industry has provided an accurate picture to investors of the long-term profitability of their wells and the amount of gas these wells can produce."

Ian Urbina reports for the New York Times June 28, 2011.


"Natural Gas Execs Fuming Over N.Y. Times Story" (Tulsa World)

"Chesapeake CEO Calls New York Times Article "Inaccurate and Misleading" (Ft. Worth Star-Telegram)

"Chesapeake Energy Fights Bad PR by buying Promoted Tweets on Twitter" (Nieman Journalism Lab)

"Chesapeake Can Regain Its Fire" (Barrons)

Source: NY Times, 06/29/2011