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

September 19, 2017

Ultra-lightweight proppant maker drawing attention in shale oil

For the past ten years, the SUN team has been fine-tuning an ultra-lightweight proppant that weighs less than traditional frack sand, provides better fracture matrix coverage than a sand-only mixture and improves long-term production curves. READ MORE

September 19, 2017

Marcellus, Utica, DJ Basin shale gas pipeline builders updates

Construction to help build a pipeline section enabling Marcellus shale gas producers to reach the Mid-Atlantic and Southeastern U.S. markets is officially underway. DJ Basin and Utica producers also have pipeline talk to consider. READ MORE

September 19, 2017

Tech developed by Dow for shale gas nominated for award

A new technology designed by the Dow Chemical Co. specifically to utilize shale gas has been named a finalist for the annual R&D 100 awards. The awards are meant to identify and highlight the best new technology of the year. READ MORE

September 12, 2017

Bakken shale producer Whiting makes move to increase stock trends

Whiting Petroleum Corp., a major Bakken and Niobrara oil and gas producer, is taking steps to increase the trading price of its common stock through a reverse stock split. The move could spur trading activity. READ MORE

September 12, 2017

Permian shale customer demand drives Dragon’s San Angelo purchase

The demand for surface production equipment has provided an opportunity for Beaumont, Texas-based Dragon to expand its offerings to the Permian Basin. READ MORE

September 12, 2017

Greene and Brigade Energy each find ways to expand shale services

Greene Energy Group LLC and Brigade Energy Services LLC each announced plans this week that should help the shale energy service providers expand in North Dakota, Oklahoma and Texas. READ MORE

September 05, 2017

Growing The Shale Brand

Global energy services giant is bringing a new focus to shale. We talk with Halliburton's team on its focus in shale, new technologies and reasons for excitement in the digital, flowback and sand distribution segments. READ MORE

September 05, 2017

RimRock Oil goes all-in, buys into Williston Basin for $500M

Just over one year after obtaining a $500 million line of equity investment from Warburg Pincus, RimRock Oil & Gas has spent it all. In a deal with Bakken major Whiting Petroleum Corp., RimRock has acquired acreage and assets for $500 million. READ MORE

September 05, 2017

Patterson-UTI adds directional drilling to expand unconventionals

Texas-based oil and gas drilling contractor Patterson-UTI Energy Inc. has agreed to acquire MS Energy Services, a directional drilling company founded in Conroe, Texas. Through the acquisition, Patterson-UTI said it will grow its reach in shale. READ MORE

September 05, 2017

Magellan eyes Delaware Basin pipeline regardless of open season

Although the company will conduct an open season call to gain shipper interest levels and contracts, Magellan said the construction of the pipeline will not hinge on results from the open season. READ MORE