"We're going to be able to say in the next 10 years, to hell with OPEC," Chesapeake's (CHK)...

|About: Chesapeake Energy Corporation (CHK)|By:, SA News Editor

"We're going to be able to say in the next 10 years, to hell with OPEC," Chesapeake's (CHK) Aubrey McClendon says in asserting the rise of natural gas as the most viable alternative to foreign oil. Atlas Energy's (ATLS) Edward Cohen echoes the sentiment: "We've seen a five percentage point increase in the share of electrical generation from gas. Within five years we should be very close to 50%."