- By Jack Barnes, Global Macro Trends Specialist, Money Morning - February 15, 2012SandRidge Energy Inc. (NYSE: SD) is a company that I'm very familiar with - and yet it's an enigma even to me.
I mean that quite literally.
You see, I recently paid a visit to the SandRidge building during a trip to Oklahoma City. After getting my security badge, I began to make my way to the 12th floor.
There was just one problem: When I got into the elevator there were no buttons below 16.
What do you do when you go to see someone and their floor isn't on the list? I decided to ride the lift all the way to the top floor.
Fortunately, the staff that met me at the top floor was kind enough to point me in the right direction - but not before I looked around a little bit.
I just couldn't help but be entranced by the amount of activity up there. The top floor of the SandRidge building was absolutely humming.
Well, what I didn't know at the time was that Sand Ridge was about to shock everyone. The company was about to go where nobody expected.
Tom Ward - SandRidge's CEO and a man best known as the co-founder of Chesapeake Energy Corp. (NYSE: CHK) - was taking his new company to
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