Heather A. (Blandford) Hurst
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Heather A. (Blandford) Hurst

Senior Attorney

Pittsburgh, PA
 
 
 
  • Represented coal, oil and gas developers, operators, midstream providers and investors in connection with joint ventures, sales, acquisitions, mergers and financings in Pennsylvania and West Virginia, including negotiating and drafting purchase and sale agreements, membership interest purchase agreements, marketing, gathering and development agreements, vendor agreements, oil and gas leases and easements.
  • Managed buy-side due diligence for a $1.7 billion joint venture in the Marcellus Shale, including mineral title due diligence for over 5,000 oil and gas leases covering 300,000 mineral acres.
  • Negotiated resolutions for numerous sellers in acquisition-related title dispute proceedings, including sellers in multi-million dollar joint ventures in the Marcellus and Utica Shales.
  • Conducted multiple MSHA and environmental compliance audits for developers, financers and investors acquiring interests in active coal and coalbed methane assets in the Appalachian region.