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Carl J. Pernicone

Title: Partner, Attorney
Company: Wilson Elser
New York, New York, United States

Carl J. Pernicone, Partner, Attorney at Wilson Elser, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Attorneys for dedication, achievements, and leadership in Law.

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Letters call for fracking ban as Third Energy waits to fracture well in Yorkshire village

As Third Energy prepares for the UK’s first high volume hydraulic fracture for six years, nearly 200 organisations have called for an immediate stop on all fracking activities. 374 more words


The Next Shale Revolution

Over the past twenty years, the incredible rise of increased use of oil and gas shales has radically changed the U.S. energy prospects and has had tremendous, positive consequences for international markets. 58 more words



Advanced Hydraulic Fracturing / Fracking

What is Fracking or better yet, what is hydraulic fracturing? In the oilfield this is a term that is used often, it is clearly a process of doing something but it is also a term that is used in goods that are sold in the oilfield such as frack tanks. 465 more words

Fracking risks undermining UK climate commitments, leading environmental groups tell minister

As Third Energy prepares to frack the first UK onshore well since 2011, nine environmental organisations have told the government they have “growing concerns” about the process. 735 more words


What is fracking and should we be afraid of it?

Fracking is short for hydraulic fracturing which is a way of getting fossil fuels out of the ground. However, unlike a traditional oil well the oil and gas deposits are found in small bubbles deep below the earth in rock formations. 680 more words


Updated: Campaigners brought down from rig platform at Third Energy's Kirby Misperton fracking site

Updated at 2.30pm

Two campaigners who spent about 30 hours on the rig platform at Third Energy’s fracking site at Kirby Misperton have been brought down to the ground. 687 more words