Craig Jarchow

Senior Lecturer, Trust Center for MIT Entrepreneurship

Biography

Craig Jarchow
Craig Jarchow is an expert in private equity investing and entrepreneurship, particularly in the energy industry. He is a partner at First Reserve Corporation, the oldest and largest private-equity firm specializing in the energy business. First Reserve has over $12.5 billion of equity capital under management in four active funds. Craig's responsibilities include deal origination, structuring, execution, and monitoring and exit, with particular emphasis on the exploration and production sector of the energy industry. Prior to First Reserve, Jarchow served in positions of increasing responsibility at Apache Corporation (NYSE: APA), a large independent oil and gas company with operations worldwide. Jarchow serves on the boards of Beryl Oil & Gas Company, Deep Gulf Energy, Aspect Abundant Shale, the Houston Youth Symphony, and the Stanford School of Earth Sciences Petroleum Investments Committee. He is a Fellow of the Geological Society of America.

 

Contact Information
Office: E40-196
Tel: (713) 530-0969
Fax: 617-253-8633

General Expertise
Business plans; Coal; Corporate finance; Elevator pitch; Energy; Energy finance; Entrepreneurial finance; Entrepreneurial management; Entrepreneurship / New ventures; Gas; Global entrepreneurship; Innovation; New ventures; Oil; Private equity; Private equity ; Startups; Venture capital