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The Crude Life: Liberty Oilfield Services President Talks ESG Report, Community, Government And Transparency

April 15, 2021

Liberty President, Ron Gusek, gives an overview of the environmental image movement and ESG reporting. He said they will be releasing their first ESG report in May, which is a first for their company. The energy industry in transition is discussed in detail from a variety of perspectives. Gusek talks North Face, pandemic, shareholder responsibility…

DBJ: “Colorado oil industry trolls The North Face after jacket purchase rejected on environmental grounds”

March 22, 2021

Denver Business Journal’s, Greg Avery: “Colorado oil and gas executives are crying foul over the environmental sustainability stance of outdoor apparel giant The North Face, accusing the oil industry’s downtown Denver neighbor of hypocrisy. The simmering corporate beef started after The North Face, owned by Denver-based VF Corp. (NYSE: VFC), in December rejected an order…

Newsweek: “The True Face of North Face”

March 16, 2021

“Our American Stories”, Lee Habeeb, discusses The North Face’s refusal to sell jackets to Innovex and COGA’s response. “It started with a nice gesture. Adam Anderson, the CEO of Innovex Downhole Solutions, wanted to buy his employees a Christmas gift. So he ordered 400 North Face jackets and asked that their corporate logo be included.…

E&P Plus Magazine: “Shale frac designs move to just-good-enough proppant economics”

March 15, 2021

Liberty’s Howard Melcher, Mike Mayerhofer, Karn Agarwal and Ray Ellis, recently published a piece in E&P Plus magazine, “Shale frac designs move to just-good-enough proppant economics”, discussing the importance of proppant selection. “There is no clear evidence that higher conductivity proppants (either white sand versus regional sand or ceramic proppants versus white sand) result in…

2020 Annual Report

March 11, 2021

Liberty is excited to share our 2020 Annual Report. In 2020 Liberty faced serious challenges, as did our industry, country, and the world. Liberty responded rapidly and decisively to the COVID-19 pandemic and to the subsequent plunge in business activity in the U.S. oil and gas industry. The safety of our team members and their…

AOGR: “Multiple-Basin Analyses Affirm Performance of Regional Frac Sands”

January 14, 2021

“Multiple-Basin Analyses Affirm Performance of Regional Frac Sands” By, Howard Melcher, Mike Mayerhofer, Karn Agarwal, and Ely Lolon.   DENVER–Even after more than a decade of concentrated drilling and completion activity and tens of thousands of wells on production, optimizing the horizontal development of liquids-rich resource plays remains an incomplete science. Several questions have not…

Reuters: “OPEC crude output cuts should help U.S. shale profits in 2021”

January 11, 2021

HOUSTON (Reuters) – A decision by OPEC and allied countries to cut crude production through March delivered a late Christmas present for U.S. shale firms that have slashed costs, but any rise in prices spurred by the unexpected move may be just a modest stocking stuffer. U.S. crude oil production has fallen 2 million barrels…


January 4, 2021

Supercharging Technology and Scale   DENVER & HOUSTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Liberty Oilfield Services Inc. (NYSE: LBRT) and Schlumberger (NYSE: SLB) announced today the completion of the contribution of Schlumberger’s onshore hydraulic fracturing business in the United States and Canada (“OneStim®”) to Liberty on December 31, 2020, including its pressure pumping, pumpdown perforating, and Permian frac sand businesses, in exchange for a 37%…

Flipping the Barrel: “Our Greatest Asset? Our People” with Ron Gusek, President of Liberty Oilfield Services.

December 17, 2020

Thank you Flipping The Barrel Podcast for sharing Ron Gusek’s story! Tune in below to hear about Ron’s beginnings, management philosophies, and more on the Liberty story.   Ron grew up with a love for all things Mechanical. His father was a huge influence in his life, growing up outside of Edmonton, Canada spending…

Chris Wright Bloomberg Markets Interview

November 11, 2020

Liberty CEO, Chris Wright, was interviewed on Bloomberg Markets to discuss oil demand and prices.