Luke Geiver

Luke Geiver has successfully led the product launch, brand buildout and editorial operations and efforts for numerous original content platforms, including multiple trade publications. He is also the program director for several event agendas and conferences in Arizona, Texas, Louisiana and North Dakota. He received a bachelor’s degree in English from South Dakota State University and a master’s degree in English/Creative Writing from the University of North Dakota. Geiver is currently Editor of two national print and online publications, North American Shale Magazine and UAS Magazine. 

Latest Posts by Luke Geiver

September 18, 2018

Matador partakes in historic NM Delaware basin acreage buy

Matador Resources invested $387 million for 8,400 gross acres,or $46,000 per acre, in the New Mexico Counties of Lea and Eddy. Both counties are situated in the prolific Delaware Basin. READ MORE

September 17, 2018

Pioneer takes stake in U.S. Silica's Permian sand mine

Pioneer Natural Resources is now a stakeholder in a West Texas frack sand mine. Through its agreement with U.S. Silica, the Midland Basin producer will gain an interest in U.S. Silica's Lamesa, Texas-mine. READ MORE

September 10, 2018

Permian in-basin sand supplier adds crude takeaway to TX site

Proppant provider Vista is adding crude gathering and takeaway operations to its list of services. The company has formed a definitive agreement with Jupiter MLP LLC to gather crude from trucks before shipping it via rail to Louisiana. READ MORE

September 10, 2018

Halliburton CEO addresses macro issues, digital options

The North American shale scene is looking the best it has in four years, according to Jeff Miller, CEO of Halliburton. North America is now a consistent part of the global supply and demand picture—and no longer a swing producer. READ MORE

September 06, 2018

Ares acquires Paradigm to bolster Bakken midstream assets

Ares Management LP believes its acquisition of Paradigm Energy Partners will make the company a premier regional Williston Basin midstream service. The buyout includes the Van Hook gathering system. READ MORE

September 05, 2018

Lucid Energy, other Permian midstreams secure long-term contracts

The largest privately held natural gas processor in the Delaware Basin has signed a long-term agreement with Marathon Oil Permian LLC. Through the new contract, Lucid will expand its footprint in the infrastructure needy Delaware Basin. READ MORE

September 04, 2018

Tiger Capital joins Norwegian group, invests in Permian pumper

Through a $5 million capital infusion, Norwegian private equity firm Norse Partners and the founders of Commander oilfield services will grow again. Tiger Capital Group, based in Houston, is providing money to acquire more equipment. READ MORE

August 31, 2018

OWL, Oryx show Permian infrastructure buildout pace remains high

The infrastructure build-outs in the Delaware Basin continued this week. Oilfield Water Logistics announced plans for further SWD build-out and Oryx Midstream announced more plans for a crude gathering line. READ MORE

August 28, 2018

SCOOP/STACK to gain in-basin shale sand operation

The SCOOP/STACK shale play of Oklahoma is gaining a new in-basin frack sand mine. Black Mountain Sand, a Texas-based firm that first began operating in-basin sand operations in the Permian before expanding to the Eagle Ford, is entering Oklahoma. READ MORE

August 28, 2018

After Bakken buy, U.S. Energy eyes positive future

U.S. Energy Corp. is acquiring a new path forward through its purchase of additional Bakken shale assets with the $17.8 million acquisition of roughly 70 wells spread across 1,600 acres in two of the main Bakken producing counties. READ MORE