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Recovery of Aliphatic Hydrocarbons from Oil Field Sludge using Bacillus sp

Keywords: Oily Sludge,Aliphatic Hydrocarbons, Bioremediation, Bacillus sp., Optical Density

Mehran University Research Journal of Engineering & Technology

Volume 34 ,  Issue 2


1. Zhengzhi, Z. J., Hou, C., Yang, C., Ma, F., Taoand Xu, P., “Degradation of n-alkanes and polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in petroleum by a newly isolated Pseudomonas”, Bioresource Technology, Volume 102, pp. 4111-4116, 2011
2. Vanessa, S.C., Emanuel, B.H., Franciele, M., Marilene, H.V., Flávio, A.O.C., Maria, D.C.R.P., and Fátima, M.B., “Biodegradation potential of oily sludge by pure and mixed bacterial cultures”, Bioresource Technology, Volume 102, pp. 11003-11010, 2011
3. Saad, A.Y., Naggar, E.A., Kandil, A.T., and Elmoher, H.O., “Petroleum cuts as solvent extractor for oil recovery from petroleum sludge”, J. Petrol. Technol. Altern. Fuels, Volume 1, pp. 10–19, 2010
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5. Bhattacharyya, J.K. and Shekdar, A.V., “Treatment and disposal of refinery sludges: Indian scenario”, Waste Manage. Res, Volume 21, pp. 249-261, 2003