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

November 12, 2018

Smart Sand’s Bakken ops drive Q3 growth, share repurchase

Frack sand demand from clients in the Bakken has helped propel Smart Sand Inc. to another strong quarter. The Texas-based sand supplier reported a 97 percent increase at its Van Hook, North Dakota, sand operation. READ MORE

November 12, 2018

Phillips 66 announces major Bakken to Corpus Christi pipeline

Phillips 66 and Bridger Pipeline LLC have announced new Bakken pipeline plans that could create the second largest pipeline system in the Bakken and help move Bakken crude to Corpus Christi, Texas. READ MORE

November 07, 2018

Special purpose acquisition Co. buys into Bakken for $1.7B

A SPAC has entered the Williston Basin. Vantage Acquisition Operating Company LLC, a special purpose acquisition company formed by former exploration and production executives, has acquired the Williston Basin assets of QEP Resources. READ MORE

November 06, 2018

Advanced Bakken completions, cost-control has Whiting inspired

In most cases, Whiting’s new advanced completion techniques have increased production in wells by 83 percent. Whiting has retooled its completion strategy four times starting in 2010 with generation one. READ MORE

November 05, 2018

Saulsbury's 54th midstream project shows success in shale

As the evolution of the North American shale landscape has evolved, Odessa, Texas-based Saulsbury has found its place. The engineering, procurement, fabrication and construction company was recently awarded its 54th contract for a midstream project. READ MORE

November 05, 2018

Encana, Newfield merge to create No. 2 unconventional producer

Encana has become the second largest unconventional oil producer in North America with its all-stock merger with Newfield Exploration. Following the completion of the deal in early 2019, Encana intends to raise its dividends to shareholders. READ MORE

October 31, 2018

Before going public, USWS signs new electric frack fleet deals

U.S. Well Services has expanded from West Texas to South Texas with its unique frack fleet offering. The Houston-based firm announced this week it will work with an operator in the Eagle Ford. READ MORE

October 30, 2018

Continental details breakout year in Bakken, SCOOP/STACK

Continental Resources hit an all-time quarterly Bakken production total and all indications for the remainder of the year show the Oklahoma City-based E&P will end the year strong. READ MORE

October 30, 2018

BHGE believes 2019 rig, well counts will grow

Baker Hughes, a GE Company now in its second year under the GE name, believes the 2019 oil and gas market will continue on its growth path, including onshore and offshore markets. READ MORE

October 29, 2018

Denbury buys $1.7B Eagle Ford assets for future EOR work

The possibility of enhanced oil recovery operations in the Eagle Ford is worth $1.7 billion to Denbury Resources. The Texas-based exploration and production company and EOR specialist is buying Penn Virginia Corp.'s assets. READ MORE