9. Biodegradation of Petroleum

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

Published Online: 26 OCT 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118528471.ch9

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 Petroleum, in Bioremediation of Petroleum and Petroleum Products, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118528471.ch9

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:

  • petroleum biodegradation;
  • alkanes;
  • aromatic hydrocarbons;
  • phenolic compounds;
  • wastewater

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Biodegradation of Specific Constituents

  • Petroleum Biodegradation

  • Application to Spills