Hydraulic Fracturing

Hydraulic fracturing (“fracking”) is a drilling process used to extract dispersed gas from shale rock.  Some potential concerns about fracking include possible groundwater contamination; the heavy use of water required to break apart shale gas formations; increased seismicity due to fracking operations or wastewater injection wells; methane pollution and the release of toxic chemicals that could have negative health impacts. Verisk’s Emerging Issues team delivers critical market intelligence, empowering property/casualty insurers and risk managers to better navigate these new and emerging risk exposures.

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