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 12, 2019

Reveal releases FracEYE system to reduce frac hits in shale wells

To minimize the effect of frac hits in mutliwell pads, Reveal Energy Services has developed a new product it calls FracEYE. The monitoring system allows operators to make timely adjustments to wells. READ MORE

February 12, 2019

Apache's 2019 shale spend: $1.7B

In the next year, Apache expects to grow overall production across its U.S. operations by up to 16 percent. In the Permian, Apache will grow oil production from Q4 2018 to the same period in 2019 by roughly 5 percent. READ MORE

February 11, 2019

Chevron will use acquired refinery to bolster Permian ops

Chevron U.S.A. Inc. is bolstering its Permian operations through the purchase of a $350 million light oil refinery. The oil major announced plans recently to acquire the Pasadena Refining System. READ MORE

February 05, 2019

US Steel restarting energy tubular operations in TX

Citing an improvement in market conditions, United States Steel Corp. has announced plans to restart tubular production operations in Lone Star, Texas, to serve the Permian shale oil play. READ MORE

February 04, 2019

2 shale pipeline updates show possibilities for Bakken, Permian

The push to build more shale oil transport pipelines across the country’s largest plays isn’t slowing down. In January, multiple projects were announced or updated, including a light oil pipeline for the Bakken and Permian. READ MORE

February 04, 2019

Target Lodging earns new Permian workforce contracts

The demand for workforce housing in the Permian remains. Target Lodging recently announced new contracts with four oilfield service companies that will provide the global workforce housing provider with a contract valued at $200 million. READ MORE

January 31, 2019

Continental Resources provides the shale scoop on SpringBoard

With multiple rigs running, the project entails multiple rows of drilling pads targeting stacked pay zones. Initial plans called for 7,500 foot laterals but recent laterals have reached closer to 10,000 feet. READ MORE

January 28, 2019

Enerplus to invest heavily in Bakken in 2019 and beyond

Enerplus will remain focused on the Williston Basin in 2019. The Calgary-based exploration and production entity will spend roughly 80 percent of the $635 million allocated for 2019 across a 42-well program in North Dakota. READ MORE

January 28, 2019

New shale tech provides real-time picture, avoids frack hits

A new technology that allows hydraulic fracture engineers to view a real-time picture of a created fracture network in shale oil and gas wells has received $10.5 million in backing. READ MORE

January 28, 2019

WBI details new Bakken gas transport pipeline

A proposed 67-mile natural gas pipeline will improve Bakken gas takeaway options from the core of the play. WBI Energy Inc, a subsidiary of MDU Resources Inc., announced plans to construct the pipeline for a cost of $220 million. READ MORE