Dear colleagues,
It’s our great pleasure to announce
III Scientific-Technological Symposium
STS HydroCat– 2018

Boreskov Institute of Catalysis SB RAS, Novosibirsk, Russia
Institute of Research on Catalysis and Environment in Lyon, France
IFP Energies Nouvelles, Lyon, France
Institute of Hydrocarbons Processing SB RAS, Omsk, Russia
PJSC Gazprom Neft, St. Petersburg, Russia
Symposium organizer, Executive representative of the Organizing Committee
ILIOS Company, Athens, Greece
                    Symposium Chairs
Academician Valentin Parmon   
Boreskov Institute of Catalysis SB RAS 
Novosibirsk, Russia
Professor Gilbert Froment
Texas A&M University


The global tendency towards more stringent clean fuel specifications, the refining industry's efforts at resolving this issue, the growing demand for transport fuels and the shift to diesel fuel has meant that hydrotreatment has become an increasingly important process of refining in recent years. Hydrotreating technologies are continuously associated with intensive research in development of advanced catalysts design for oil refining processes. Symposium program is traditionally devoted to  the development of new catalysts and processes for refining, as well as tendencies of the technological development of these sectors in the world. Previous events held in St. Petersburg (Russia) and Belgrade (Serbia) convincingly demonstrated the deep interest of participants in the achievements in these areas of science and technology.

The main objective of the forthcoming symposium is an analysis of trends in the development of advanced catalysts design for oil refining processes, exchange of opinions between scientific experts and representatives of industrial companies on the achievements in the development of new catalysts and their use, the elaboration of unified approaches to the introduction of innovative technologies in the industry.