Chesapeake Energy (NYSE:CHK) struggled through a tough 2012 as the company received a 30% haircut in share price. The good news for investors is that 2013 holds more promise with new leadership and a focused approach on lowering the company's financial leverage. Chesapeake maintains a prominent position in 10 of the 15 top shale plays in North America, and plans on focusing solely on oil-heavy assets on its way to increasing its liquids growth by 27% in 2013. Check out the video below for three key opportunities investors need to watch out for.
Joel is a University of Washington graduate and covers energy and materials for The Motley Fool. Be sure to follow The Motley Fool's energy and materials Twitter for all your energy and materials coverage. Follow @tmfenergy