Aubrey McClendon, controversial ex-Chief Executive Officer of Chesapeake Energy Corporation (NYSE:CHK), is back in the energy business with his new company American Energy Partners, and is making big acquisitions in West Virginia, Ohio, and Texas. There's no question he knows the business -- but would you trust him with your money? After all, there's a reason he left Chesapeake...

In the following video, Motley Fool energy analysts Taylor Muckerman and Joel South discuss his new venture and how it should affect your investment strategy.