Insurance Coverage Law Report
“Emerging Insurance Issues in the Debate over ‘Fracking’”
This article contains an overview of the technical and geographical issues related to shale oil and shale gas reserves and the fracking process, including the attendant environmental concerns, and then presents an overview of responses from governments and landowners, as well as participating oil and gas companies and their shareholders. This article next discusses industry developments in both the United States and the international community. This article then highlights the array of potential insurance issues that may arise from fracking.