16–18 November 2021 REGISTRATION CLOSED


Chemical & Petrochemical Catalysts

Introductory Course

Type: E-learning Modules & Instructor-led Sessions 24–26 August 2021

Trainer: Rob Parry

Duration: 3 days



This online training course focuses on the Catalysts and Adsorbents utilized in the Chemical and Petrochemical businesses. The course will highlight major Catalyst players and a basic introduction to what Catalysts are and how this has grown to a €25 billion growing industry. There will be an overview of Commercial production of Catalysts and the economics of major catalyst categories. A brief look at some of the technical aspects of Industrial Catalysts will be covered, including how Catalysts get deactivated. The sourcing of strategic metals, their use and economic recycle and recovery, rounds out this snapshot look at a fascinating business.


This training course is suitable to a wide range of professionals but will greatly benefit:

  • Sales personnel with a chemical and petrochemical portfolio
  • Market Analysts
  • Business development
  • Process engineers and industrial chemists
  • Procurement managers with a Catalyst and Adsorbent portfolio


By the end of this training course, participants will learn to apply acquired knowledge of Catalysts for this Industry as well as understand the wide-ranging use and versatility of Catalysts. You will also gain familiarity with the major Catalyst types as well as have a full understanding of the rapid growth and importance of Catalysts. A knowledge of disposal and recovery of costly metals will also be gained.

Meet Our Subject Matter Expert

Rob Parry

Rob Parry

Associate Trainer, Euro Petroleum Consultants

Rob Parry BSc CChem FRSC, is a Consultant to the Chemical and Petrochemical Industries and Director of SRP Catalysts Ltd. Formerly an Executive Account Manager with BASF Catalysts division, based near Guildford UK and has more than 40 years’ experience in the European Chemical Industry, as well as several assignments in India and South Africa. At BASF Catalysts, he was responsible for technical and commercial catalyst applications and supply to the Petrochemical and Refining Industries in the UK and Nordic Countries. Rob is an Independent consultant after retiring from BASF in 2018.

Contact the Organisers

+971 (0)4 421 4642      training@europetro.com