• Marcellus Shale Operations: Preparing for and Handling Catastrophes
  • March 8, 2012 | Authors: Peter D. Laun; Roy A. Powell
  • Law Firm: Jones Day - Pittsburgh Office
  • As recent events in the Gulf of Mexico demonstrate, dealing with catastrophes such as explosions, releases, fires, and natural disasters that affect business operations is difficult and fraught with peril. A relatively manageable crisis that is not handled correctly can rapidly turn into a much larger financial and legal problem, increasing a company‚Äôs liability and creating a public-relations and financial nightmare.