At Chesapeake Energy we produce an American product that creates American jobs and reduces our dependence on foreign oil. Independence is our driving force and we share your commitment to freedom. With over 1100 military veterans employed with Chesapeake Energy, we recognize what valuable assets military personnel have brought to our company. As an exponential number of our service members are returning home from selflessly serving our country, Chesapeake Energy is committed to assisting those who have served us.
Chesapeake Energy is the second-largest producer of natural gas, a Top 15 producer of oil and natural gas liquids and the most active driller of new wells in the U.S. Headquartered in Oklahoma City, the company's operations are focused on discovering and developing unconventional natural gas and oil fields onshore in the U.S. Chesapeake owns leading positions in the Barnett, Haynesville, Bossier, Marcellus and Pearsall natural gas shale plays and in the Granite Wash, Cleveland, Tonkawa, Mississippi Lime, Bone Spring, Avalon, Wolfcamp, Wolfberry, Eagle Ford, Niobrara and Utica unconventional liquids plays. The company has also vertically integrated its operations and owns substantial midstream, compression, drilling, trucking, pressure pumping and other oilfield service assets. With more than 13,000 employees. Chesapeake intends to continue leading the industry in developing greater supplies of U.S. unconventional natural gas and liquids in the years ahead.
For 2012 Chesapeake Energy received a top down directive to hire at least 500 military veterans. This initiative launched the formation of the Military Relations Team. The representatives of this group travel throughout the country to recruit veterans. In 2012, Chesapeake will participate in an average of three military hiring events per month. On a national level, Chesapeake serves on the advisory council for the US Chamber of Commerce Hiring Our Heroes initiative and participates in First Lady Michelle Obama's "Joining Forces" program. In addition to being ranked on FORTUNE magazine's 100 Best Companies to Work For® list for five consecutive years. Our dedication to veterans has earned us recognition as G.I. Jobs Top 100 Military Friendly Employers, CivilianJobs.com Most Valuable Employers for Military and Military.com Best Veteran Employers. We have also been showcased as a military friendly employer by Veteran Central.com. Qualified candidates are encouraged to submit a resume or personal profile at chk.com/careers. For questions on our Military Hiring Initiative email email@example.com.