23. Chesapeake Energy Corporation

Oklahoma City, OK

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Outside editors excerpted this information from the Employer Questionnaire submitted to the Best Companies Group.

Chesapeake Energy is one of the largest producers of natural gas in the nation. With approximately 8,500 employees and an enterprise value of approximately $30 billion, Chesapeake intends to continue leading the industry in developing greater supplies of U.S. natural gas.

Chesapeake has four on-site restaurants that serve gourmet meals at discount prices, subsidizing almost $2.00 per employee. Healthy food options are priced even lower. We also supply every break room with healthy snacks, which include: wheat crackers, low fat peanut butter, popcorn, and fruit cups. We also provide the following beverages: coffee, hot chocolate, tea, bottled water, and a variety of Crystal Light, Propel, and Gatorade drink mixes.

Chesapeake offers a 72,0000-square-foot Fitness Center at our corporate headquarters with two complete cardio rooms, two strength and conditioning rooms, an Olympic-size swimming pool, a rock climbing wall, one full-size basketball court, one half-size basketball court, an outdoor sand volleyball court, three racquetball/squash courts, an outdoor walking track, an interactive arcade, and three large group exercise rooms. We support and encourage all employees to live active lifestyles by offering recreation leagues, tournaments, and community running/cycling events by covering all team expenses and entrance fees. In addition, our Fitness Center offers hundreds of classes each year. Unique examples include: skydiving, flight certification, scuba diving, art class, Tai Chi, meditation, martial arts, pilates, boot camp, sailing, golf, archery, rowing, kayaking, fencing, and dance classes.

Employees can earn up to $1,500 per year through our Living Well program. Employees can earn $300 by participating in activities, $300 for taking a comprehensive health screening, $300 for exercising at least three days per week, $500 for maintaining a healthy weight, and a $100 bonus for completing all four.

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