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

March 19, 2018

Bakken frack sand provider expands through $15M acquisition

Texas-based Smart Sand Inc. is expanding in North Dakota's Bakken shale oil play. After announcing the processing capacity expansion of its Oakdale, Wisconsin frack sand mine early this year, Smart Sand will spend $15 million in the Bakken. READ MORE

March 19, 2018

Liberty provides first update as public frack company

In its first earnings call as a public company, Liberty Oilfield Services' executive team explained its recent accomplishments, expectations for full-year 2018 and the general state of the frack market. READ MORE

March 16, 2018

Hourglass plans first Colorado frack sand operation

Hallador Energy Co. is turning its coal mining expertise towards the frack sand industry. The Denver-based coal mining company that operates in Indiana and was formerly an E&P, is looking to turn $4 million into an in-basin frack sand operation. READ MORE

March 12, 2018

EPA issues year-in-review report for Pruitt’s first year

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has released a report detailing the first year under current Administrator Scott Pruitt. The 37-page document outlines the current EPA's agenda and accomplishments. READ MORE

March 12, 2018

Baytex CEO: Eagle Ford to generate significant cash flow

Expect more of the same from Baytex Energy Corp. across its Eagle Ford operations this year. After recording the highest netbacks since 2014 at its Eagle Ford acreage, Baytex said it will give the south Texas play the first call on 2018 capital. READ MORE

March 06, 2018

QEP sets focus on Permian only, plans asset sale

By late April, Denver-based QEP Resources could become a Permian Basin pure play operator. QEP's board of directors has approved plans to list the company's Williston Basin, Uinta Basin and Haynesville assets. READ MORE

March 05, 2018

From Calgary to Oklahoma, STEP bolsters US frack ops

STEP Energy Services has made a $275 million move to become part of the growth story happening in the SCOOP/STACK play of Oklahoma. With a rig count increase of 103 percent over the last two years, the energy service provider wanted to invest there. READ MORE

March 05, 2018

New Permian crude refiner to sell diesel back to drillers

The developer of a Permian Basin-based refinery is going full-circle with its shale-oil produced crude. Through a deal with Pilot Thomas Logistics, MMEX Resources will provide the diesel back to drilling rig operations in the region. READ MORE

February 26, 2018

Crude logistics experts target Permian with $400M in new capital

Mike Prince knows the nuts and bolts of the midstream oil business. After working in all aspects of the crude asset business and leading business development teams initiating more than $2 billion in projects, Prince and a new team have started Lotus. READ MORE

February 26, 2018

EQT separates midstream, upstream units for investor clarity

The largest natural gas producer in the U.S. is spinning off its midstream team and assets. EQT Corp., based in Pittsburgh, will create a new publicly traded company that will own and operate midstream assets in the Appalachian Basin. READ MORE