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

February 22, 2017

Encana finding ways to utilize multi-shale-basin knowledge

With the continued increase in North American shale activity, some exploration and production companies are experiencing higher charges for service costs. Encana Corp., a multi-basin producer, is not. READ MORE

February 22, 2017

Cimarex shares 56 percent spending increase, sand placement plans

Cimarex Energy Co. will spend 56 percent more on exploration and development this year than the operator heavily focused on West Texas and Oklahoma did in 2016 based on better oil prices and increased fracture know-how. READ MORE

February 22, 2017

Whiting’s production gains now the norm, not a geologic exception

Production gains for Whiting Petroleum Corp.'s Williston Basin wells are related to enhanced completion technology, not acreage high grading or region-specific geology. Since 2014, Whiting's wells have had an increased average daily production of 84% READ MORE

February 15, 2017

Bakken has large production dip, but major frack activity starts

Spring can't come soon enough for Bakken oil and gas producers. After three major snowfall events production has undergone a major decrease. But, several fracks with more on the way, are focused on the Bakken. READ MORE

February 15, 2017

Mammoth adding frack spreads, restarting sand mine due to demand

Customer demand has inspired Mammoth Energy Services, an Oklahoma-based oil and gas industry service firm, to order more pressure pumping equipment and start-up a Wisconsin frack sand mining site sooner than planned. READ MORE

February 14, 2017

Excited for new completion design, Energen plans $795M to Permian

Confident in its Gen3 completion methodology, Energen Corp. intends to ramp-up drilling and fracking activity in the Permian Basin this year. The higher density proppant loading and increased fracture stage design is working, the company said. READ MORE

February 08, 2017

Anadarko’s 2017 vision: develop the Delaware Basin

Anadarko Petroleum Corp. has made its 2017 plans clear: the Delaware Basin will receive the majority of its funding and attention. The E&P calls the western portion of the greater Permian Basin an exciting asset. READ MORE

February 07, 2017

Antero ramping up activity in Marcellus, Utica

Antero Resources Corp., a Denver-based exploration and production company focused on the Marcellus and Utica shale plays, has increased its proven reserves and is adding rigs and frack crews. READ MORE

February 07, 2017

Oil sands to Permian: Predator Drilling enters West Texas

Predator Drilling Inc. has found a new place to prowl. The Canadian-based drilling and coring company has announced plans to open a new office in Midland, Texas, to serve the Permian shale play. READ MORE