A Record of Excellence

S.T.L. Resources has combined the technical, operational and strategic expertise from some of the most prolific and seasoned operators in the region

  • Our collective experience developed over 5 Tcf of gas reserves
  • Instrumental in the evolution of the unconventional plays in the Appalachian Basin
  • Our team is composed members with diverse experience in major and established companies, independent firms, and small, yet enterprising start-ups
  • Participated in over 2000 unconventional wells being drilled
  • Involved in the acquisition and management of more than 500,000 acres
William Dressel
FOUNDER & MANAGING PRINCIPAL

Mr. Dressel has over 12 years experience in ownership, management, and operations in the oil & gas sector.  He formed S.T.L. Resources to be an agile, vertically integrated E&P enterprise engaged in the acquisition, exploration and development of natural gas and oil properties in the Appalachian Basin.  Prior to starting S.T.L. Resources, Mr. Dressel founded Iron Will Energy, Inc. (“IWE”) a land brokerage company whose primary operations were in the Appalachian Basin.  In the Appalachian Basin alone, IWE negotiated on ~250,000 acres of oil & gas leases on behalf of  E&P’s such as East Resources, Fortuna/Talisman, Chesapeake, Halcon, etc..  IWE also negotiated the rights on 200+ miles of pipeline ROW and 125,000 acres of renewable energy development. Mr. Dressel was also the founder and managing partner of Front Runner Seismic, Inc. (“FRS”).  FRS specialized in HSE, project management, permitting, GIS mapping and seismic survey services.  FRS negotiated land contracts and seismic permits for over 350,000 acres in the Appalachian Basin.  In addition, Mr. Dressel worked for Destiny Resources, Long Consulting Group and RedSkyLand Services.  He holds a Bachelors Degree in Advertising from International Academy of Design and Technology in Chicago.

William Hayward
CHAIRMAN OF THE BOARD
Brian Van der Waag
CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER
Seth Rodriguez
V.P. OF OPERATIONS
Ian Lucas
C.O.O.
John Laningham
V.P. OF LAND
Dan Billman
SENIOR GEOLOGICAL ADVISOR