Optimize Your Hydroprocessing - Topsoe Academy™ Catalyst and Technology Co...

Event Information

Share this event

Date and Time



Golden Sands Resort - Penang

Jalan Batu Ferringhi

George Town, Pulau Pinang 11100


View Map

Event description


The role of the process engineer working with hydroprocessing, both hydrotreating and hydrocracking, is becoming increasingly more important, as the refiner strives for optimal solutions to obtain high-quality fuel products. To be able to optimize the yield and quality of the products, it is crucial to understand the theory and practice of hydroprocessing. Topsoe offers you our popular intensive hydroprocessing course specifically designed for refinery engineers. The objective of this course is to equip engineers with tools, enabling right decision-making to obtain the highest possible benefit of the units. Furthermore, it offers plenty of opportunities for discussing hydroprocessing issues with Topsoe’s experts and other hydroprocessing peers.

Course topics

  • Hydroprocessing reactions

  • Catalyst selection and fundamental understanding

  • Reaction kinetics and feedstock dependency

  • Effect of operating conditions, optimal performance

  • Yield and hydrogen consumption

  • Understand your hydrotreater/hydrocracker layout

  • Hydroprocessing overview (naphtha, kerosene, diesel-HDA, biodiesel, VGO)

  • Catalyst loading and activation, monitoring, and troubleshooting

  • Pressure drop control

  • Reactor internals and scale catchers

  • Renewable feeds

  • Dewaxing

Course activities

During the course, the following activities will be included:
• Topsoe will host a welcome dinner on day 1 (January 14)
• Lunch and coffee breaks for both days (breakfast included in hotel)

Who should attend?

This course is exclusively for Haldor Topsoe customers.

The course is designed for refinery engineers who work with hydroprocessing and related catalysts and processes, as well as more experienced engineers interested in a refresher course. A further major benefit is the opportunity to converse with Topsoe specialists about specific technical and operational issues.

Practical information

Date: January 14-16, 2020 (will finish at 1.00 pm on the 16th)
Location: Jalan Batu Ferringhi, Kampung Tanjung Huma, 11100 George Town, Pulau Pinang
Hotel: Golden Sands Resort by Shangri-La
Fee: None (all course materials, meals and drinks during the course are included)
Dress code: Business casual
Contacts: Nur Elyana Ishak, Executive Assistant,

Last sign-up

Deadline for course sign-up: December 15, 2019
Deadline for hotel sign-up: November 13, 2019

Hotel accommodation

Topsoe has secured rooms at the Golden Sands Resort by Shangri-La located in Jalan Batu Ferringhi, Kampung Tanjung Huma, George Town, Pulau Pinang at a special rate.

The rate per night is (Single/Twin):
Superior Room: RM350.00nett (~85 USD) (incl. service charge, tax and breakfast)

Deluxe Room: RM450.00nett (~110 USD) (incl. service charge, tax and breakfast)

Once you have filled out this registration form online you will receive a confirmation email which will include a link to the hotel reservation. In order to secure your room, you will need to click the link and complete the reservation details and submit it directly to the hotel.

For any further enquries on the room reservation, you may contact Mr.Gerald Wan Tom (

• Deadline for reservation is November 13, 2019
• Payment for the hotel accommodation will take place on departure


In order to guarantee your reservation in connection with the hotel booking, you will be asked to inform your credit card details. Your credit card will not be charged prior to your arrival and will only be used to guarantee your accommodation. You will need to present the same credit card when you check in. Please note that if you do not show up at the hotel on the day of arrival, a cancellation fee equivalent to the full pre-booked stay will apply as per hotel policy.


We/organizer have the rights to decline any registration that is deem not relevant to the event.

Share with friends

Date and Time


Golden Sands Resort - Penang

Jalan Batu Ferringhi

George Town, Pulau Pinang 11100


View Map

Save This Event

Event Saved