Aubrey McClendon

(Aubrey Kerr McClendon)

Aubrey McClendon
Aubrey McClendon
  • Born: July 14, 1959
  • Nationality: American
  • Profession: CEO

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When people are involved, accidents will happen…. You don’t want to drink frack fluid. Energy
American business would be run better today if there was more alignment between CEOs' interest and the company. For example, would the financial crisis of 2008 have occurred if the CEO of Lehman and Morgan Stanley and Goldman and Citibank had to take a very small percentage of every mortgage-backed security... or every loan they made? Business, Commerce & Finance
Every day you use dozens of products that have strong chemicals in them, but remember, the only difference between poison and medicine is dosage.
I do think a key to success in any walk of life is having a short memory and a thick skin - I know it has served me well over the years. Life ;Success
I get mad at the New York-based environmentalists because if you were truly environmentalists you wouldn't have a storm surge system and a sanitary system hooked together here that requires you to close your beaches 10 times a year.
I just wanted to be a businessman, and to me, the best way to understand business was to be an accountant. Business, Commerce & Finance
I think most people act in their self-interest.
I've always been comfortable thinking things through and doing it, more or less, my way. You can be as creative as you want, but if you're... unwilling to work on the details, to see those put into action, then creativity is just dreams, or worse, hallucinations. Work, Workers & The Labor Force
Modern life would not be possible if it were not for chemicals, nor would modern natural gas production. Life
Natural gas is a feedstock in basically every industrial process.
Natural gas is the one fuel that we have that's affordable, it's scaleable, it can replace coal over time, it can replace imported oil, can create American jobs. Time
With regard to electric vehicles, I am all for them because most of the incremental electricity needed to run those vehicles will come from gas-fired electric generation. However, I do not believe it is wise for America to substitute dependence on foreign oil for dependence on Chinese batteries.
Would people cheat on climate science? Sure. Because all it is a model into which there are 2,000 variables, and if I want this outcome, I nudge that one up a little and down a little bit, and there you go. Science, Mathematics, Engineering & Technology