The following video is part of our "Motley Fool Conversations" series, in which analyst John Reeves and advisor David Meier discuss topics across the investing world.

Chesapeake is a controversial selection for Dave's top 10 energy list. After discussing why that is the case, Dave then looks at the long-term drivers of the business. The video concludes with a discussion of Chesapeake's strengths.

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