Specialist Advisors.





Ian Huck (Senior Subsurface Advisor)

Mr. Huck provides subsurface expertise and advice to Nobel Upstream.  A geoscientist with more than 30 years of exploration and development experience from a variety of geological provinces around the world, including both conventional and unconventional plays, Ian has a track record of finding oil and working within management teams to offer technical strategic focus and commercial expertise to advance operated projects and influence non-operated ventures.

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Mr. Huck has wide experience of creating and developing New Business strategies, identifying opportunities, evaluating and capturing deals that have culminated in the discovery of hydrocarbons in the US, UK, Gabon, Angola, Brazil, Colombia and Indonesia. Ian has previously held management positions with Harvest Natural Resources (Vice President Exploration), Premier Oil (Exploration & New Ventures Manager, West Africa), Odebrecht Oil & Gas (Exploration Manager), and senior technical subsurface roles with British Borneo Oil & Gas, LASMO, Texas Eastern, Tenneco and Britoil.

Since 2014 Mr. Huck has consulted to a number of companies on a variety of projects ranging from field developments through to deep-water exploration and has provided Business Development, technical and commercial advice in relation to asset acquisitions and valuations. Mr. Huck holds an MSc in Petroleum Geology with Exploration Geophysics from Imperial College, London and a BSc in Geophysics with Geology from the University of Liverpool.

Larry Williams (Senior Reservoir Engineering Advisor)

Prior to beginning his work with Nobel Upstream in 2013, Mr. Williams served as Chief Technical Officer at Sasol Petroleum International in London before forming his consulting company in 2009.  He has previously held positions of increasing authority at ConocoPhillips, Superior Oil, Transco Exploration and Ashland Exploration.

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Mr. Williams provides integrated reservoir management evaluations from the subsurface through the sales meter.  He is experienced in field evaluations in all major producing basins of the United States and selected areas of Africa and South America. His U.S. experience includes unconventional oil and gas plays such as the Bakken, Marcellus, Eagle Ford and the Permian Basin.

Mr. Williams holds a B.S. in Petroleum and Natural Gas Engineering from Pennsylvania State University.


Lyle Lehman (Senior Completions Advisor)

Mr. Lehman has been involved in stimulation design and analysis since 1976. He currently leads an international stimulation consulting firm which specializes in the evaluation of stimulation and the optimization of completions in unconventional reservoirs. He has assisted Nobel Upstream in these endeavours since 2013.

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Holder of 7 active patents and primary author of 30 articles and papers in technology as well as business and marketing-based publications, Mr. Lehman has consulted on all the fossil fuel-bearing continents. His resume includes time with Halliburton Energy Services and Pinnacle Technologies.

Mr. Lehman's past and current client base is active in the Middle East, Columbia, Argentina, Brazil, Algeria, Pakistan, Alaska's Cook Inlet, the US Mid-Continent, Poland, New Zealand, Western Australia, the Utica and the Permian Basin of the USA.

Mr. Lehman holds a B.S. in Chemistry (Qualified Program) from the University of Oklahoma.