Howard Energy Partners Adds Richard Sherrill to Lead Howard Low Carbon Solutions Division

Howard Energy Partners (HEP) announced today that Richard Sherrill has joined the company as division President of Howard Low Carbon Solutions.

Sherrill brings more than thirty-five years of senior level leadership experience in the energy sector with the past five years devoted to developing carbon sequestration projects in the Midwest and MidAtlantic regions under the umbrella of his company Clean Aire Partners (CAP). Prior to starting CAP, Sherrill served as the founder and President of Ceritas Holdings, a private equity backed midstream infrastructure developer and operator, Chief Operating Officer of Duke Energy N.A., and Vice President of Dynegy. He currently serves on the Board of Directors for Talos Energy Inc. (NYSE: TALO).

“With his depth of experience in project origination and development, his long-standing commitment to environmentally responsible operations, and his proven track record of assembling and inspiring successful teams, Richard is the perfect leader for Howard Low Carbon Solutions,” said Mike Howard, Chief Executive Officer for Howard Energy Partners. “We look forward to continuing to accelerate this business line, providing our customers with innovative carbon management solutions and expanding the company’s growth opportunities.”

Sherrill joins HEP as it is finalizing two US Department of Energy Carbon Capture and Sequestration funding grants, including a $9 million CarbonSAFE Phase II grant under a consortium between HEP, Talos, the Port of Corpus Christi and the Texas A&M University System. The two grants are designed to accelerate the development of centralized solutions to capture and manage industrial CO2 emissions.