Performance Metrics

Company Profile20212020201920182017
Revenues$5.79 billion$5.21 billion$8.49 billion$10.23 billion$9.50 billion
Operated wells 5,7005,2008,5007,2009,500
Net average daily production (mboe/d)460445485520548
Proved reserves (mmboe)1,5968021,5721,4481,912
Tax payments (state and federal)$211 million$195 million$272 million$236.5 million$206 million
Health and Safety20212020201920182017
Employee Total Recordable Incident Rate (TRIR)0.170.400.160.260.05
Employee Lost Time Incident Rate (LTIR)0.000.040.030.030.02
Employee Days Away, Restricted or Transferred (DART) rate0.000.080.060.060.02
Employee fatalities00000
Contractor TRIR0.640.380.490.620.56
Contractor LTIR0.150.160.120.140.14
Contractor DART rate0.310.170.220.330.34
Contractor fatalities13010
Combined TRIR (employee and contractor)0.510.390.420.530.41
Motor vehicle accident rate1.921.791.581.461.42
HSER training hours per employee (average)(1)8812913
Workforce20212020201920182017
Employee headcount1,2511,5322,2922,3513,223
Women in workforce25%29%28%32%31%
Board of Directors
14%25%20%25%25%
In leadership (supervisor level and above)
18%22%22%22%22%
Individual contributors
27%30%25%28%26%
Ethnic minorities in workforce21%21%18%17%16%
Board of Directors
14%13%10%13%13%
In leadership (supervisor level and above)
10%10%10%11%9%
Individual contributors
24%23%18%16%15%
Voluntary turnover rate (% of workforce) 10%7%7%10%8%
Voluntary turnover (number of employees)123136177256250
Staff reduction (number of employees)23655032943936
Professional development training hours per employee (average)104193029
Communities20212020201920182017
Charitable giving (financial and in-kind)$874,136$899,399$1.45 million$1.60 million$1.78 million
Employee giving (workplace campaigns)$365,715$412,254$773,863$834,768$1.06 million
Owner Relations team interactions (phone calls and emails)~44,500~48,500~92,000~85,600~105,700
Environment 20212020201920182017
Scope 1 GHG emissions (million metric tons CO2e)(2)1.831.862.812.553.22
Carbon dioxide (million metric tons)
1.090.94
Methane (million metric tons CO2e)
0.740.91
Methane (% of Scope 1)
40%49%
Nitrous oxide (million metric tons CO2e)
0.0010.001
GHG emissions intensity (metric tons CO2e/gross mboe produced)(2)4.56.08.27.29.1
Methane intensity (volume methane emissions/volume gross natural gas produced)(2)0.07%0.13%0.17%0.16%0.19%
Scope 1 GHG emission sources (metric tons CO2e)(2)1,827,3071,855,982
Flared hydrocarbons (metric tons CO2e)
24,32757,992
Other combustion (metric tons CO2e)
1,050,328902,773
Process emissions (metric tons CO2e)
20,32371
Other vented emissions (metric tons CO2e)
696,120861,062
Fugitive emissions (metric tons CO2e)
32,33434,084
Scope 2 GHG emissions (million metric tons CO2e)(3)0.0570.063
Scopes 1 & 2 combined GHG emissions intensity (metric tons CO2e/gross mboe produced)4.6
Scope 3 GHG emissions (million metric tons CO2e)(4)5957
Gross annual volume of flared gas (mcf)(2)293,595711,934
Flaring intensity (gross annual volume of flared gas (mcf)/gross annual production (mcf))(2)0.01%0.05%
Flaring intensity (gross annual volume of flared gas (mcf)/gross annual production (boe))(2)0.0010.002
Water efficiency rate (water used (bbl)/boe produced for wells completed in a given year)0.740.941.011.131.09
Water efficiency rate (water used (bbl)/EUR boe for wells completed in a given year)0.160.180.230.220.23
Freshwater intensity rate (freshwater consumed (bbl)/boe produced)0.160.190.240.220.23
Total freshwater consumed from regions with high or extremely high baseline water stress (bbl)(5)01,570,1773,078,282
Total volume of produced water recycled/reused (gal)157,144,134119,798,49064,714,356107,543,659128,052,162
Water recycling rate (water recycled (bbl)/total water consumed (bbl))0.0210.0240.0270.0370.036
Hydrocarbon spills > 1 bbl outside of secondary containment (count)384867
Total bbls
1,155374580
Percent recovered
53%74%73%
Non-hydrocarbon spills > 1 bbl outside of secondary containment (count)413582
Total bbls
1,5785602,767
Percent recovered
91%38%63%
Spill intensity (produced liquids spilled (bbl)/total produced liquids (mbbl))0.0300.0080.0170.005

Data and information included in this report were subject to internal review and are believed to be correct at the time of reporting. Data reflects year-end calculations and may include divested assets until divestitures’ closing dates. For certain reporting elements, later changes in categorization could affect data after publication. 

(1) Excludes field operation training.
(2) Emissions estimate developed under the EPA’s Greenhouse Gas Reporting Program (operated onshore production, Brazos Valley sand mine, and gathering and boosting facilities).
(3) Chesapeake calculates its reported emissions using EPA eGRID state emissions factors.
(4) Chesapeake reports our estimated indirect Scope 3 emissions on an equity basis using Category 11 of the Estimating petroleum industry value chain (Scope 3) GHG emissions reporting guidance referenced by IPIECA/API (2016). The calculation methodology applies the EPA’s emission factors for listed fuel types; representing indirect end use GHG emissions of the products created from our crude oil and natural gas.
(5) Volumes reported are based on World Resource Institute’s Aqueduct Water Risk Atlas annual water stress criteria.

American Exploration and Production Council (AXPC) ESG Metrics

Greenhouse Gas Emissions20212020
Scope 1 GHG emissions (metrics tons CO2e)1,823,4331,855,982
Scope 1 GHG intensity (GHG emissions (metric tons CO2e)/gross annual production as reported under Subpart W of EPA's GHG Reporting Program (mboe))4.56.0
Percent of Scope 1 GHG emissions attributed to boosting and gathering segment0.33%1.25%
Scope 2 GHG emissions (metric tons CO2e)56,920
Scopes 1 & 2 combined GHG intensity (Scope 1 GHG emissions (metric tons CO2e) + Scope 2 GHG emissions (metric tons CO2e)/gross annual production as reported under Subpart W of EPA’s GHG Reporting Program (mboe))4.6
Scope 1 methane emissions (metric tons CH4)29,53936,461
Scope 1 methane intensity (methane emissions (metric tons CH4)/gross annual production as reported under Subpart W of EPA’s GHG Reporting Program (mboe))0.070.12
Percent of methane emissions attributed to boosting and gathering segment0.33%0.51%
Flaring20212020
Gross annual volume of flared gas (mcf)(1)293,595711,934
Percent of gas flared per mcf of gas produced (gross annual volume of flared gas (mcf)/gross annual gas production (mcf))(1)0.01%0.05%
Volume of gas flared per barrel of oil equivalent produced (gross annual volume of flared gas (mcf)/gross annual production (boe))(1)0.0010.002

(1) Emissions estimate developed under the EPA’s Greenhouse Gas Reporting Program (operated onshore production, Brazos Valley sand mine, and gathering and boosting facilities).

Spills20212020
Spill intensity (produced liquids spilled (bbl)/total produced liquids (mbbl)0.0300.008
Water Use20212020
Freshwater intensity (freshwater consumed (bbl)/gross annual production (boe))0.160.19
Water recycle rate (water recycled (bbl)/total water consumed (bbl))0.0210.024
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Safety20212020
Employee TRIR (# of employee OSHA recordable cases x 200,000/annual employee workhours) 0.170.40
Contractor TRIR (# of contractor OSHA recordable cases x 200,000/annual contractor workhours) 0.640.38
Combined TRIR (# of combined OSHA recordable cases x 200,000/annual combined workhours) 0.510.39
Supporting Data20212020
Gross annual oil production (bbl)44,222,27464,000,576
Gross annual gas production (mcf)2,176,835,7121,527,120,659
Gross annual production (boe)407,028,226318,520,686
Gross annual production (mboe)407,028318,521
Gross annual production (as reported under Subpart W of EPA’s GHG Reporting Program (mboe))406,788309,070
Total produced liquids (mbbl)84,817107,642
Produced liquids spilled (bbl)2,522912
Freshwater consumed (bbl)64,971,57958,840,469
Recycled water (bbl)3,741,5272,852,345
Total water consumed (bbl)68,713,10661,727,834
Employee OSHA recordable cases310
Contractor OSHA recordable cases2922
Combined OSHA recordable cases3232
Annual employee workhours3,471,9964,997,926
Annual contractor workhours9,034,60511,478,181
Annual combined workhours12,506,60116,476,107

Data and information included in this report were subject to internal review and are believed to be correct at the time of reporting. Data reflects year-end calculations and may include divested assets until divestitures’ closing dates. For certain reporting elements, later changes in categorization could affect data after publication. 

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