Anthony J. Carna

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Education
  • University of Pittsburgh School of Law, JD, 2009
  • Westminster College, BS, 2006
Admissions
  • Pennsylvania
  • Supreme Court of Pennsylvania
Affiliations

Member, Allegheny County Bar Association

Member, American Bar Association

Member, Energy and Mineral Law Foundation

Member, Pennsylvania Bar Association

Member, Pennsylvania Independent Oil and Gas Association (PIOGA)

Member, W. Edward Sell American Inn of Court

Anthony is the chair of the firm's oil and gas practice. He regularly advises publicly traded and privately held energy companies in mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, project development, regulatory matters, mineral conveyancing, and other transactions in the energy industry.

Anthony also regularly advises clients on matters involving the development and construction of midstream and transmission facilities, the development and construction of waste water disposal facilities, joint development and exploration agreements, participation agreements, gas and crude oil gathering and processing agreements, master services agreements, disputes arising from oil and gas leases and pipeline right of way agreements, oil and gas ownership claims, and oil and gas well-site construction issues. In addition, he regularly provides general business counsel to a number of energy, transportation, and construction companies.

Anthony was appointed to Pittsburgh’s Global Shapers Hub, an initiative of the World Economic Forum comprised of industry leaders dedicated to making positive contributions to their communities.

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Anthony Carna
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Pittsburgh, PA 15222-3142

Representation of a publicly traded marketing, logistics and refining company in its acquisition of a midstream company operating a multipart crude oil and frac sand logistics system in the Delaware Basin in West Texas and Southeast New Mexico.

Representation of publicly traded energy company in development and construction of $1.6 billion interstate natural gas pipeline traversing Ohio, Pennsylvania and West Virginia.

Representation of publicly traded company in acquisition of crude oil refinery in Stark County, North Dakota.

Representation of publicly traded oil and gas company in termination of joint oil and gas development program and exchange of over $100 million of Marcellus shale assets.

Representation of publicly traded oil and gas company in sale of midstream facilities and related gas gathering agreement.

Representation of privately held oilfield services company in acquisition of waste water disposal assets in Belmont County, Ohio.

Representation of privately held oilfield services company in development of waste water disposal program.

Representation of privately held oilfield services company in development of master services agreement program.

Served as senior in-house counsel to a publicly traded pipeline company where he was responsible for the management and oversight of the company's legal affairs, including supporting several of the company's business units and advising on matters relating to transmission projects, midstream projects, real estate transactions and strategic planning.

Representation of publicly traded pipeline company in connection with multi-billion dollar pipeline modernization projects.

Representation of publicly traded pipeline company in development and construction of multi-billion dollar transmission line projects.

Representation of publicly traded pipeline company in disposition of transmission lines and related facilities and real property.

Representation of publicly traded pipeline company in acquisition of transmission lines and related facilities and real property.

Representation of publicly traded pipeline company in disposition of midstream facilities and related assets and real property.

Representation of publicly traded pipeline company in acquisition of midstream facilities and related assets and real property.

Representation of publicly traded pipeline company in development and construction of midstream infrastructure.

Representation of investor in acquisition of equity interest in company operating U.S. based coal mines.

Representation of seller of non-operating working interest in Eagle Ford Shale development project.

Representation of purchaser of non-operating working interest in Utica Shale development project.

Representation of purchaser of non-operating working interest in Marcellus Shale development project.

Representation of oil and gas producer in the disposition of Marcellus Shale acreage, wells and related assets.

Representation of publicly traded pipeline company in sale of offshore pipeline.

Representation of steel company in acquisition of South American company.

Representation of a number of publicly traded pipeline companies in gas gathering and gas processing transactions.

Representation of privately held coal producer in drafting and negotiating coal lease agreements.

Representation of publicly traded pipeline company in pipeline encroachment disputes.

Representation of privately held coal producer in drafting and negotiating coal supply agreements.

Completed due diligence review of coal lease validity and structure in connection with investor’s acquisition of equity interest in U.S. based coal company.

Completed due diligence review of oil and gas lease validity and structure in connection with Buyer’s acquisition of Marcellus Shale and Utica Shale acreage.

Representation of publicly traded energy corporation in class action royalty dispute.

Representation of publicly held energy corporation in oil and gas lease validity dispute.

Representation of an investment management group in its acquisition, through a portfolio company, of a provider of web hosting services.

Representation of an investment management group in its acquisition, through a portfolio company, of the assets of a web hosting company.

Named to “Pennsylvania Rising Stars,” Energy and Natural Resources, Super Lawyers, Thomson Reuters, 2013-2015

Speaker, "The Midstream Landman: A Challenging Endeavor in An Ever Changing World," Understanding the Appalachian Basin Midstream Industry, Energy & Mineral Law Foundation, April 20, 2015
Speaker, "Who Owns What? The State of Oil and Gas Production Rights," YPE-Pitt Law Spring Energy Symposium, McGuireWoods LLP Event, April 25, 2014