Chesapeake Energy Corporation's 50 acre campus is seen in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, on April 17, 2012. REUTERS/Steve Sisney
Chesapeake Energy's second quarter profit rises on asset sale
Posted : Monday, 06 August 2012 04:32PM
(Reuters) - Chesapeake Energy Corp posted a jump in second-quarter profit after it sold its midstream subsidiary, and said it expects to sell another $7 billion in assets during the current quarter.
Profit in the quarter was $929 million, or $1.29 per share, up from $467 million or 68 cents per share in the same period a year ago.
(This story is corrected in second paragraph to show profit increase, not drop)
(Reporting By Anna Driver; editing by Andre Grenon)
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