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Unregistered Sales of Equity Securities and Use of Proceeds The following table presents information about repurchases of our common stock during the quarter ended December 31, 2015:

Period

Total Number of Shares Purchased(a)

October 1, 2015 through October 31, 2015 ................ November 1, 2015 through November 30, 2015......... December 1, 2015 through December 31, 2015......... Total .....................................................................

19,711 11,684 9,714 41,109

Average Price Paid Per Share(a) $ $ $ $

7.13 5.45 4.27 5.98

Total Number of Shares Purchased as Part of Publicly Announced Plans or Programs — — — —

Maximum Approximate Dollar Value of Shares That May Yet Be Purchased Under the Plans or Programs(b) ($ in millions) $ 1,000 $ 1,000 $ 1,000

___________________________________________ (a)

Reflects the surrender to the Company of shares of common stock to pay withholding taxes in connection with the vesting of employee restricted stock. Also includes shares of common stock purchased on behalf of Chesapeake’s deferred compensation plan related to participant deferrals and Company matching contributions.

(b)

In December 2014, the Company’s Board of Directors authorized the repurchase of up to $1 billion in value of its common stock from time to time. The repurchase program does not have an expiration date. As of December 31, 2015, no repurchases had been made under the program.

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