Palm Oil Processing

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IChemE’s Palm Oil Processing Special Interest Group (POPSIG) provides a forum to enable knowledge transfer, exchange of best practices and sharing experience to all that are interested in the palm oil industry.


  • share and promote best practices
  • encourage innovation in processing oil palm products
  • promote professional aspects of the palm oil industry, from its traditional areas of milling, refining and oleochemicals down to nutraceuticals, biogas & energy, biomass, biofuels and bio-based chemicals
  • act as a focal point for all those interested in the process aspects of oil palm processing.


  • technical seminars, workshops, site visits, webinars and physical evening talks to support professional development and networking
  • quarterly newsletter
  • yearly forum
  • support for the annual IChemE Malaysia Palm Oil Award, recognising the best project implemented and demonstrates innovation, successful delivery and a technical, commercial, safety and/or environmental benefit. The project may relate to new industrial plant or to the enhancement of existing palm oil mills, refining and other related industries.

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