Treatment of petroleum-contaminated water resources: Modern techniques

O. V. Pogharnitskaya, V. V. Konovalov, N. V. Dmitrieva, D. S. Belozerova, A. B. Strelnikova

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The article deals with the issue of petroleum-contaminated water resources. The authors have analyzed the dynamics of oil spills, including the world's largest ones, and claimed the issue to be global. The modern methods of mitigating oil spill effects have been studied, as well as the modern techniques of water resource treatment. The particular attention is paid to peat sorbent production, which is considered a promising trend of petroleum- contaminated water treatment.

Original languageEnglish
Article number012026
JournalIOP Conference Series: Earth and Environmental Science
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 11 Oct 2016


  • oil
  • peat
  • petroleum contamination
  • water resources
  • water resources treatment

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Environmental Science(all)
  • Earth and Planetary Sciences(all)

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