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Bioremediation of petroleum and petroleum products.


Bioremediation of petroleum and petroleum products.

Speight, James G. and Karuna K. Arjoon.

John Wiley & Sons


567 pages



Energy and environment


Speight (senior fuel consultant and adjunct, chemical and fuels engineering, U. of Utah) and Arjoon (consultant, affiliated with the National Association of Corrosion Engineers) explore the health issues stemming from petroleum-related spills and explosions from both scientific and engineering perspectives. They address the methods and techniques used in bioremediation and relevant technologies. Topics include petroleum composition and properties, sample collection and preparation, analytical methods, biodegredation of petroleum and related fuels and oils, bioremediation methods, and the future of bioremediation. The text is very readable considering the nature of the topic and extensive references are included.

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Date:Apr 1, 2013
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