With 77% of Chesapeake's (CHK) estimates of its reserves produced by independent firms in 2011...

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

With 77% of Chesapeake's (CHK) estimates of its reserves produced by independent firms in 2011 vs. an average of 89% for nine rivals, investors are concerned that Chesapeake's figures are overly aggressive and may need to be written down in the future. Chesapeake is already known as the "number one cutter of reserves."