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

December 15, 2017

Global energy trader eyes crude terminal project to move TX shale

Vitol, a global energy and commodity trading company that trades more than 7 million barrels of crude oil per day, has begun talks with Harvest Pipeline Co. on a new crude oil terminal located near Corpus Christi to move barrels from Texas shale. READ MORE

December 11, 2017

Baytex reaffirms commitment to Eagle Ford for 2018

The Eagle Ford shale will be Baytex Energy Corp's first call for capital deployment in 2018. With internal rates of return of 70 percent possible at $55 oil, the Canadian exploration and production entity will put 55 percent of capital to Texas. READ MORE

December 11, 2017

Bill Barrett Corp, Fifth Creek to form major DJ Basin producer

The combination of Denver-based exploration and production firm Bill Barrett Corp. with Fifth Creek Energy could create a major, pure-play DJ Basin producer in a deal valued at $649 million. READ MORE

December 05, 2017

Preferred’s frack sand sell-off marks new shale in-basin strategy

Preferred Proppants LLC is taking a new, more regional approach to the frack sand supply business. The Pennsylvania-based sand producer and supplier has chosen to reduce rail fleets and out-of-basin production sites. READ MORE

December 05, 2017

Magellan’s new proposal: connect Permian, Eagle Ford to TX coast

Magellan Midstream has proposed a new pipeline project that would connect Permian and Eagle Ford crude production with export and refining locations in Corpus Christi and Houston, Texas. READ MORE

December 05, 2017

OPEC, Russia oil cuts for 2018 hinge on June meeting

The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries decision last year to form a declaration of cooperation among members and non-OPEC members to install oil production curtailments will continue for another year. READ MORE

November 28, 2017

Predator drilling acquires JB Hunt Drilling assets for Permian

The Canadian-based drilling contractor entered the Permian Basin drilling scene in September 2016 and now it has found a way to expand through acquisition. READ MORE

November 28, 2017

6 major Permian producers partner on watershed project

Noble Energy, Occidental Petroleum, XTO Energy and other major U.S. shale operators have signed on to be a part of the Pecos Watershed Conservation Initiative. READ MORE

November 28, 2017

Morgan Stanley, former ETP president partner on Midcon project

The SCOOP and STACK plays in the Midcontinent region of North America's shale landscape are worth investing in for Morgan Stanley Energy Partners. READ MORE

November 21, 2017

After $27M asset sale, Earthstone turns focus to Midland

Earthstone Energy Inc. is turning its entire unconventional oil and gas development focus to Texas. The company announced plans to sell roughly $27 million in assets located in the Williston Basin. READ MORE