• March 10 - 14, 2025

Mark Ranalli


President & Chief Executive Officer

Mark Ranalli is an experienced executive and entrepreneur with a successful track record of building innovative companies. He has founded five companies in a variety of industries, from online publishing to telecommunications. Today, Mark is leading a highly innovative biotechnology company that is pioneering the use of biomineralization to reduce methane loss in the oil and gas industry as well as advancing new solutions for soil stabilization and concrete repair by using naturally occurring bacteria. Throughout his career, Mark has mentored hundreds of emerging entrepreneurs as an angel investor and through higher education as Dean at the Jake Jabs College of Business and Entrepreneurship at Montana State University. Mark has been a frequent guest on Fox Business News and has spoken at numerous industry events and forums.

Sessions With Mark Ranalli

Tuesday, 19 March

  • 09:30am - 10:10am (CST) / 19/mar/2024 02:30 pm - 19/mar/2024 03:10 pm

    EIP: Driving decarbonization in overlooked areas

    Innovation & Technology

    In the drive to achieve a low-carbon economy, no sector is left untouched. Fields that were once disregarded have now become promising opportunities. Startups, with their novel ideas, innovative commercial models and urgency to rise to the challenge are well positioned to take the lead. What new technologies and strategies are being pursued? How has the landscape changed to support these solutions and how are developers managing risk as it continues to evolve? This panel will feature members of the 2024 class of CERAWeek Energy Innovation Pioneers.

  • 03:30pm - 04:00pm (CST) / 19/mar/2024 08:30 pm - 19/mar/2024 09:00 pm

    BioSqueeze | An Efficient and Permanent Solution to Eliminate Fugitive Methane Emissions from Marginal Oil & Gas Wells

    New fines on rogue emissions from oil and gas wells are set to go into effect later this year, resulting in a seismic shift in the economics for many low-producing assets. BioSqueeze®’s innovative new technology provides a noninvasive solution that eliminates leaks now while reducing future decommissioning costs.