What are some different natural gas stocks?


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Chesapeake Energy, Range Resources and Southwestern Energy are natural gas companies offering stocks trading under the symbols CHK, RRC and SWN respectively, as of 2015, notes Forbes. Each of the companies is based in the United States and trades on the New York Stock Exchange.

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Chesapeake Energy, trading under CHK, maintains its headquarters in Oklahoma City. The company buys and develops properties for natural gas exploration and extracts natural gas from underground reservoirs, notes Forbes. The company's natural gas interests are in the Haynesville/Bossier shale in Louisiana and Texas, the Marcellus shale in West Virginia and Pennsylvania, and in the Barnett shale in Texas. The company reported $20.26 in revenue and $1.9 billion in profits for fiscal year 2014.

Range Resources, trading under RRC, maintains its headquarters in Fort Worth, Texas, and is engaged in natural gas exploration and production in the Appalachian and midcontinental areas of the United States, notes MarketWatch. The company reported $2.03 billion in revenue and $623.66 million in net income in fiscal year 2014.

Southwestern Energy, trading under SWN, was founded in 1929 and maintains its headquarters in Spring, Texas, according to MarketWatch. The company operates two subsidiaries, DeSoto Gathering and Angelina Gathering, which operate primarily in Texas, the Fayetteville shale in Arkansas and in the Marcellus shale in Pennsylvania. For fiscal year 2014, Southwestern Energy reported revenue of $4.06 billion with $924 million net income.

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