Chesapeake Utilities Corporation is a diversified energy company with businesses in natural gas distribution, transmission and marketing, electricity distribution, propane distribution and wholesale marketing, and “other related services.” The utility branch of Chesapeake serves 225,000 customers with natural gas, electricity or propane gas. Chesapeake Utilities employs approximately 800 people. And no, Chesapeake Utilities, headquartered in Delaware, has nothing to do with Chesapeake Energy, headquartered in Oklahoma. Chesapeake Utilities has decided it’s time to pursue the shale market, so they recently purchased a small midstream (i.e. pipeline) company in Ohio–Gatherco, Inc….