14. Biodegradation of Residua and Asphalt

  1. James G. Speight1 and
  2. Karuna K. Arjoon2

Published Online: 26 OCT 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118528471.ch14

Bioremediation of Petroleum and Petroleum Products

Bioremediation of Petroleum and Petroleum Products

How to Cite

Speight, J. G. and Arjoon, K. K. (2012) Biodegradation of Residua and Asphalt, in Bioremediation of Petroleum and Petroleum Products, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118528471.ch14

Author Information

  1. 1

    CD&W Inc., Laramie, Wyoming, USA

  2. 2

    KKA Associates, California, Trinidad and Tobago

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 26 OCT 2012
  2. Published Print: 8 OCT 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470938492

Online ISBN: 9781118528471

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Keywords:

  • asphalt;
  • asphaltene constituents;
  • asphaltic fraction;
  • vacuum distillation;
  • nondestructive distillation

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Identity and Origin of Residua and Asphalt

  • Biodegradation of Residua and Asphalt