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Kyle joined WLS in 2011, and started his career in the oil & gas arena back in 2004. A family trade for 30+ years, Kyle’s parents and four brothers are all in the energy business. Kyle got his start working in the field on rigs and operations. His first undertaking as a Landmen led him to New York state for a leasing project, and he has progressed in the field ever since. Over the years, Kyle has engaged in projects across the US: Marcellus, Utica, Fayetteville, Arkoma, Mississippian Lime, Anadarko, Barnett and Eagle Ford. He has a versatile skillset: seismic operations, lease and right of way acquisitions (including pipeline and electrical transmission), construction/reclamation, damage settlements, and due diligence. He is also fluent in FERC related projects. Kyle enjoys spending time with his wife and family. He is also a musician and a car enthusiast, spending his free time writing, recording and producing music, as well as attending car shows and wrenching on his own vehicles!
Sebastian started his career at Western Land Services, Inc. in 2005 as an intern. During law school, Sebastian also interned for the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality in the Oil and Gas Division. Upon graduation, he joined a firm as an associate writing drilling title opinions. Sebastian returned to WLS in 2010 working in the Appalachian basin on projects ranging from due diligence and abstracting to leasing, lease modifications, right-of-way, and surface use agreements. Sebastian is a member of the AAPL, Michigan Bar Association, Pennsylvania Bar Association, Oklahoma City Association of Professional Landmen, and the Appalachian Pipeliners Association. When he’s not working, Sebastian enjoys golfing, ice hockey, and spending time with his family and two Labrador Retrievers!
Senior Title & Abstract / Special Projects
Stephanie joined Western Land Services in 2008. Her skill set includes expertise in title & abstracting research, a multitude of due diligence projects, of which include inventory audits, mineral acquisitions and storage fields. She is equipped to handle projects from start to finish, no matter the task at hand. She is a Certified Professional Landman with the American Association of Professional Landmen and a Licensed Resident Producer through the Michigan Department of Insurance and Financial Services. An Aquarius, Stephanie enjoys the beach, camping and spending time with her family and friends!