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

July 14, 2017

Reserve Base Lending’s Past—and Future—in Shale Production

Interest rates could play a large role in the future of North American shale oil and gas production. A new report indicates that fluctuating interest rates could partially overtake efficiency gains and improvements achieved in shale. READ MORE

July 14, 2017

Studies in Texas Shale

In a first-of-its-kind report, a group of Texas subject-matter experts has created a complex, considerate and semi-complete assessment on shale energy development in Texas. READ MORE

July 11, 2017

Bruin buys Bakken assets from Halcon for $1.4 billion

Money is moving back into the Bakken. Through a transaction valued at $1.4 billion, Bruin Exploration & Production Co. has agreed to acquire Halcon Resources' operated Williston Basin oil and gas assets. READ MORE

July 11, 2017

LINN, Citizen merge to form major SCOOP/STACK pure play E&P

The SCOOP/STACK shale play of Oklahoma has brought two exploration and production firms together. In a consolidation effort that includes 70,000 net acres from each company, LINN Energy Inc. and Citizen Energy II have formed Roan Resources. READ MORE

July 11, 2017

What is the issue?

Many issues were present in the unconventional oil and gas development industry in early 2017. Today, with some issues still lingering and new issues starting to emerge, the real question is this: Is there an issue that the shale can't overcome? READ MORE

July 05, 2017

Carrizo adds to Eagle Ford focus, acquires Delaware Basin assets

Carrizo Oil and Gas has agreed to acquire roughly 24,000 gross acres located in the Delaware Basin in a deal that is linked to oil prices. Carrizo's team now believes it is operating in two of the highest-return oil plays in the world. READ MORE

July 05, 2017

Halliburton buys Tulsa-based electric submersible pump maker

Halliburton Co. has bolstered its electronic submersible pump offerings. The Houston-based energy service giant has acquired Tulsa-based Summit ESP. Summit engineers, manufactures and services a complete line of ESPs. READ MORE

July 05, 2017

Permian-to-Gulf-Coast-pipeline gains more shale oil commitments

Enterprise Product Partners has Permian Basin shale oil producers lining up to utilize its crude oil pipeline. The company announced more Permian producers have signed contracts for volume commitments to move crude to the Texas Gulf Coast. READ MORE

July 05, 2017

Keane, RockPile complete frack company merger

Keane Group Inc. and RockPile Energy Services have completed a merger that was announced earlier this year. Keane acquired RockPile for roughly $276 million. The addition helped increase Keane's presence in the Bakken. READ MORE

June 27, 2017

Shale producer turned oil tech maker forms JV with Schlumberger

Jeff Saponja and his team at Heal Systems bring a proven background to their work and development of a new unconventional oil and gas production enhancement technology. Before Saponja started Production Plus Energy, he was a Bakken operator. READ MORE