• We are proud to announce LTG Nugroho Widyotomo, Secretariat General of National Resilience Council Indonesia will be speaking
  • Check out the new speaker interview with Steve Matza
  • We have more refiners confirmed than ever! Check out the attendee list and see who's confirmed from Petronas, Pertamina, Rosneft, BSR PetroVietnam and more
  • Didier Casimiro, VP for Refining, Petrochemicals, Commerce and Logistics, Rosneft is confirmed to speak at ARTC
  • ARTC 2017 is co-hosted by National Resilience Council Indonesia (Dewan Ketahanan Nasional), Indonesia Defence University and Institute of Sciences Indonesia (LIPI)
  • Read our exclusive interview with Marcelo Kascheres, Refinery Business Development Manager- Asia, Alfa Laval
  • More than 21 Refiners represented at ARTC 2017 in Jakarta: Book now and meet Pertamina, Petronas, Sinopec, SRC, PTT Global Chemical and many more
  • Professor Purnomo Yusgiantoro, Indonesia’s Former Minister for Energy and Former OPEC Secretary General confirmed to give an opening keynote address

Zhiguo Hou

Technical Sales Manager, Resid Conversion

Zhiguo Hou is the Technical Sales Manager, Resid Conversion, at Catalysts and Licensing Global Business Unit, ExxonMobil Chemical Company.  He is currently responsible for the sales and license of the company’s resid conversion technology worldwide.

Mr. Hou joined ExxonMobil in 1996 at ExxonMobil’s Process Research in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.  Since then he has worked on a variety of R&D and refining process projects including leadership role in developing catalyst technologies for resid upgrading, and low sulfur diesel and mogas.

From 2002 and 2004, he took an assignment at the Engineering Department of ExxonMobil Research and Engineering Co. (EMRE) at Fairfax, Virginia to lead a joint project to develop on-board gasoline reforming technology for fuel-cell vehicle in collaboration with GM and Toyota. In 2005, he returned to Baton Rouge and then moved to Clinton, New Jersey to lead a catalyst R&D program for clean transportation fuels.

After a 2-year assignment at EMRE Planning Department from 2007 to 2009, Mr. Hou was transferred to EMRE Technology Sales and Licensing Department, where he held several technology sales and portfolio management positions including the Licensing Manager for China.  In 2017, he became the Technical Sales Manager for sales and license of the company’s resid conversion technologies.

Mr. Hou received a BS from the University of Science and Technology of China, and Ph.D. from the University of California at Berkeley.  He has over 40 patents and publications in the area of catalysis, inorganic chemistry, and refining process.

Zhiguo Hou will be speaking at:

FLEXICOKINGTM technology: resid upgrading for refinery, power, chemical integration, and energy improvement

2017/03/30 12:30 - 12:50

« Back to previous page

EB Registration