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Since 2015, 88 oil and gas companies in the U.S. have declared bankruptcy, according to industry analysts.
Many of those analysts figured Chesapeake Energy would be on that list, but it hasn't happened. The company's top executive says it won't -- Chesapeake has the energy to survive and thrive.
"This is a stable company, this is a strong company, it's a growth company," said Doug Lawler, Chesapeake president and CEO.
Lawler is bullish on Chesapeake, and he's pushing his message of optimism to employees, shareholders, analysts and local media. Lawler sat down with News 9 for a rare on-camera interview last week.Read more by clicking here.
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