Reuters is out with a report describing how SandRidge Energy (SD -1.6%) gives CEO Tom Ward wide...

|About: SandRidge Energy, Inc. (SD)|By:, SA News Editor

Reuters is out with a report describing how SandRidge Energy (SD -1.6%) gives CEO Tom Ward wide latitude to profit from personal oil and gas deals in ways that pose potential conflicts of interest with the company. There's little new ground - TPG-Axon has accused Ward of similar shenanigans - but the steady drumbeat of negative publicity grows reminiscent of the kind which forced Aubrey McClendon out at Chesapeake.