The general verdict on Chesapeake's (CHK -1%) asset sales: The deals keep the company afloat for...

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

The general verdict on Chesapeake's (CHK -1%) asset sales: The deals keep the company afloat for 2012, but there's still far to go to plug the gap between the amount it needs to spend in the future to maintain its current growth and projected revenue. While CHK has little choice but to raise money, its sale of high-quality assets throws into question some of its future growth and opportunities.