Upienpong, T.

PTT Global Chemical, Rayong, Thailand

Thanawat Upienpong is a Senior Refinery Process Engineer at PTT Global Chemical Plc. based in Rayong, Thailand. He is a chemical engineer with more than 9 yr of experience in the refining industry. His specializes his technical expertise in refinery operation, troubleshooting, optimization, startup/shutdown and catalyst selection with broad exposure to various refining processes, such as thermal conversion, diesel hydrotreating and hydrocracking. Mr. Upienpong earned his M.Eng. degree in chemical engineering from King Mongkut’s University of Technology Thonburi in Thailand. The author can be reached at Thanawat.U@pttgcgroup.com or tai. thanawat@gmail.com.

Hydroprocessing catalyst selection—Part 2: Considerations and best practices for catalyst testing

Pongboot, N., Global R&D; Upienpong, T., Karunkeyoon, W., PTT Global Chemical

Hydroprocessing catalysts are an essential part of the refinery involved in the treatment/conversion of most petroleum fractions, ranging from naphtha to residue.

Hydroprocessing catalyst selection—Part 1: Planning and selecting the catalyst evaluation method

Pongboot, N., Global R&D; Upienpong, T., Karunkeyoon, W., PTT Global Chemical

Hydroprocessing catalysts are an essential part of any refinery involved in the treatment/conversion of most petroleum fractions ranging from naphtha to residue.