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Full title: Order Granting Emergency Motion of the Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors to File Under Seal (Related Doc # [1548]) Signed on 9/1/2021. (emiller)

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ORDER GRANTING EMERGENCY MOTION OF THE OFFICIAL COMMITTEE OF UNSECURED CREDITORS TO FILE UNDER SEAL OBJECTION OF THE OFFICIAL COMMITTEE OF UNSECURED CREDITORS TO THE DEBTORS’ MOTION FOR ENTRY OF AN ORDER (I) APPROVING THE ADEQUACY OF THE DISCLOSURE STATEMENT, (II) APPROVING THE SOLICITATION PROCEDURES WITH RESPECT TO CONFIRMATION OF THE DEBTORS’ PROPOSED CHAPTER 11 PLAN, (III) APPROVING THE FORMS OF BALLOTS AND NOTICES IN CONNECTION THEREWITH, (IV) APPROVING THE RIGHTS OFFERING PROCEDURES AND RELATED MATERIALS, (V) SCHEDULING CERTAIN DATES WITH RESPECT THERETO, AND (VI) GRANTING RELATED RELIEF Approving The Rights Offering Procedures And Related Materials, (V) Scheduling CertainDates With Respect Thereto, And (VI) Granting Related Relief (the “Motion to Seal”);2 and the Court having jurisdiction to consider the Motion to Seal and the relief requested therein 1 A complete list of each of the Debtors in these chapter 11 cases may be obtained on the website of the Debtors’ proposed claims and noticing agent at https://dm.epiq11.com/chesapeake.The location of Debtor Chesapeake Energy Corporation’s principal place of business and the Debtors’ service address in these chapter 11 cases is 6100 North Western Avenue, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73118. pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 1334; and consideration of the Motion to Seal and the relief requested therein being a core proceeding pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 157(b); and venue being proper before this Court pursuant to 28 U.S.C. §§ 1408 and 1409; and the Court having determined that the legal and factual bases set forth in the Motion to Seal establish just cause for the relief granted herein; and after due deliberation and sufficient cause appearing therefor, it is hereby ORDERED that 1.The sealed Objection shall not be disseminated to anyone other than: (a) theCourt; (b) the Debtors; (c) the other parties to the Confidentiality Agreement or Bylaws; and (d) the Office of the U.S. Trustee, without further order of the Court.

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ENTERED September 02, 20 IN THE UNITED STATES BANKRUPTCY COURT FOR THE SOUTHERN DISTRICT OF TEXAS Nathan Ochsner, Cler HOUSTON DIVISION In re: Chapter 11 CHESAPEAKE ENERGY CORPORATION, Case No. 20-33233 (DRJ) et al.,1 (Jointly Administered) Debtors. (Docket No. 1548) ORDER GRANTING EMERGENCY MOTION OF THE OFFICIAL COMMITTEE OF UNSECURED CREDITORS TO FILE UNDER SEAL OBJECTION OF THE OFFICIAL COMMITTEE OF UNSECURED CREDITORS TO THE DEBTORS’ MOTION FOR ENTRY OF AN ORDER (I) APPROVING THE ADEQUACY OF THE DISCLOSURE STATEMENT, (II) APPROVING THE SOLICITATION PROCEDURES WITH RESPECT TO CONFIRMATION OF THE DEBTORS’ PROPOSED CHAPTER 11 PLAN, (III) APPROVING THE FORMS OF BALLOTS AND NOTICES IN CONNECTION THEREWITH, (IV) APPROVING THE RIGHTS OFFERING PROCEDURES AND RELATED MATERIALS, (V) SCHEDULING CERTAIN DATES WITH RESPECT THERETO, AND (VI) GRANTING RELATED RELIEF [Relates to Dkt. No. ____] Upon the Emergency Motion Of The Official Committee Of Unsecured Creditors To File Under Seal Objection Of The Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors To The Debtors’ Motion For Entry Of An Order (I) Approving The Adequacy Of The Disclosure Statement, (II) Approving The Solicitation Procedures With Respect To Confirmation Of The Debtors’ Proposed Chapter 11 Plan, (III) Approving The Forms Of Ballots And Notices In Connection Therewith, (IV) Approving The Rights Offering Procedures And Related Materials, (V) Scheduling CertainDates With Respect Thereto, And (VI) Granting Related Relief (the “Motion to Seal”);2 and the Court having jurisdiction to consider the Motion to Seal and the relief requested therein 1 A complete list of each of the Debtors in these chapter 11 cases may be obtained on the website of the Debtors’ proposed claims and noticing agent at https://dm.epiq11.com/chesapeake. The location of Debtor Chesapeake Energy Corporation’s principal place of business and the Debtors’ service address in these chapter 11 cases is 6100 North Western Avenue, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73118. 2 Capitalized terms not otherwise defined herein shall have the meanings ascribed to them in the Motion to Seal.

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pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 1334; and consideration of the Motion to Seal and the relief requested therein being a core proceeding pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 157(b); and venue being proper before this Court pursuant to 28 U.S.C. §§ 1408 and 1409; and the Court having determined that the legal and factual bases set forth in the Motion to Seal establish just cause for the relief granted herein; and after due deliberation and sufficient cause appearing therefor, it is hereby ORDERED that 1. Pursuant to 11 U.S.C. §§ 105(a) and 107(b) and Fed. R. Bankr. P. 9018, theCommittee is authorized to file the Objection under seal. 2. The sealed Objection shall not be disseminated to anyone other than: (a) theCourt; (b) the Debtors; (c) the other parties to the Confidentiality Agreement or Bylaws; and (d) the Office of the U.S. Trustee, without further order of the Court. 3. The terms and conditions of this Order shall be immediately effective andenforceable upon its entry. 4. The Committee is authorized to take all actions necessary to effectuate the reliefgranted in this Order in accordance with the Motion to Seal. 5. The Court shall retain jurisdiction to resolve any dispute regarding the terms ofthis Order. Signed: September 01, 2021. ____________________________________ DAVID R. JONES UNITED STATES BANKRUPTCY JUDGE

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