Study on the In-situ Bioremediation Techniques Applicable for Soils Contaminated with Petroleum Products

Andreea COSTE, Valer MICLE, Cosmina Simona BÄ‚BUÅ¢

Abstract


In this paper is made a study on the in situ bioremediation methods in order to establish an optimal method of bioremediation of soils contaminated with petroleum products. Crude oil consists of a complex mixture of hydrocarbons (acyclic saturated, cyclic and aromatic saturated) representing an important energy source, but also one of the significant soil pollution sources. For in situ bioremediation soil is not excavated, thus eliminating costs of excavation and transportation of contaminated soil to treatment facilities.


Keywords


bioremediation, petroleum products, soil.

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