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Bridget Silva
Solving the world's biggest problems with geothermal energy.


DECEMBER 5, 2021 – Criterion Energy Partners Co-Founders, Sean Marshall and Danny Rehg are set to present the company’s strategy for deploying widespread enhanced geothermal systems to a global audience at the 23rd World Petroleum Congress, which takes place December 5-9 at the George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston, Texas.

Criterion Energy Partners will take the stage on Wednesday, December 8 at 9:20am in the Innovation Zone sponsored by ConocoPhillips. This inaugural presentation of Criterion Energy Partners at the World Petroleum Congress comes at a pivotal time for the industry, as stakeholders and policymakers worldwide seek strategies for meeting the world’s energy demand while reducing its exposure to carbon emissions.

The magnitude of the event is described in its own press release, “The World Petroleum Congress is the world’s premier oil and gas forum, and it took significant time and effort to bring it to the United States and Houston. The Congress is expected to attract more than 50 ministers, 700 expert speakers, 1,000 media and 10,000 attendees from around 100 countries. It will also feature the World Petroleum Exhibition in the 50,000 square meter venue in the compact downtown Houston campus.”

Presenting sponsors of the event include world renowned firms, Accenture, Baker Hughes, BP, Chevron, ConocoPhillips, ExxonMobil, Halliburton, Hess Corporation, Qatar Petroleum, and Saudi Aramco.


Criterion Energy Partners is an exploration and production company developing distributed energy projects to help customers reduce emissions and improve operating efficiency using heat from the earth. The company’s mission is to create a more sustainable future by making geothermal energy projects commercially viable everywhere. Key to its strategic advantage are Criterion Energy Partners’ team of managers, associates, and advisors with extensive experience in Business Development, Finance, Legal, Drilling & Completions, Subsurface Engineering, Geology, Geophysics and Data Science. Criterion Energy Partners touts value creation through its business model and tangible measurements, including (i) Emissions reductions (ii) Power reliability (iii) Long term cost stability, and (iv) Weather resiliency. Criterion Energy Partners participated in the inaugural cohort of the Rice Alliance Clean Energy Accelerator Program and are also partnered with the University of Oklahoma to research and develop new geothermal technologies.

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