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Tuesday, December 11, 2018

11:30 am – 1:30 pm CT

Norris Conference Centers – Houston

816 Town and Country Blvd #210, Houston, TX 77024


Longer, Cheaper, Better Subsea Tiebacks

Safe Marine Transfer, LLC (SMT) has developed new patent issued solutions to radically reduce the cost of subsea development and safely extend tie-back distances to 100 miles. Formed in 2013, the company was awarded significant seven-figure funding and support from DOE/NETL, RPSEA, DeepStar, and other industry partners. SMT has built and tested sub-assemblies and is currently qualifying a dual barrier, pressure compensated, subsea chemical storage and injection kit, designed for ‘chemical delivery as a service’. Also presented will be an overview of the SMT Subsea ShuttleTM, capable of low-cost placement and recovery of 600 ton payloads to 10,000 fsw.

Meet Our Speakers

Arthur J. Schroeder, Jr.

Arthur J. Schroeder, Jr. co-founded Safe Marine Transfer, LLC (SMT) in 2013 and founded Energy Valley, Inc., in 2001. Prior to Energy Valley he spent 25 years in upstream operations, engineering, construction, strategy development, and crisis management with Amoco and then BP. Arthur has served on numerous professional, corporate, and civic boards and has published over 80 technical papers. Additionally, he is the recipient of numerous awards including, OTC’s prestigious Special Citation, SPE’s Management and Information Award and has been granted patents on his innovations.

Arthur graduated from Georgia Tech with both a B.S. and M.S. in Chemical Engineering with a minor in Environmental Engineering, and from the University of Houston with an MBA, major in Finance and International Business. He has also completed several post graduate certificate programs and lives with his family in Houston, Texas.