Aubrey McClendon, American energy and basketball executive,Died at 56

Aubrey Kerr McClendon was born on July 14, 1959, and died on March 2, 2016.

He was an American businessman and the founder and chief executive officer of American Energy Partners.

Aubrey was also the co-founder and retired chief executive officer and chairman of Chesapeake Energy.

Aubrey McClendon was an outspoken advocate for natural gas as a cleaner and safer alternative to oil and coal fuels.

Aubrey McClendon was a part-owner of the Oklahoma City Thunder of the National Basketball Association (NBA) and was part of the ownership that moved the team to Oklahoma City in 2008.

Aubrey McClendon was also a financial supporter of various non-profit organizations and public institutions in Oklahoma City, and owns interests in multiple businesses, restaurants and real estate properties in the greater Oklahoma City area.

Aubrey McClendon was indicted by the United States Department of Justice for charges of conspiring “to rig bids for the purchase of oil and natural gas leases in northwest Oklahoma”, On March 1, 2016,

Aubrey McClendon passed away at 56 yrs old in a single-vehicle collision.