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A Review on Wastewater Treatment for Petroleum Industries and Refineries


Sunil Jayant Kulkarni, Ajaygiri Kamalgiri Goswami
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The industrial wastewater treatment is gaining more and more importance with the rapidly increasing need for expansion of existing plants and erection of new plants to cater the needs of chemical, pharmaceutical and petrochemical products and intermediates. The treatment of the wastewater is key to the sustainable and acceptable industrial growth. Petroleum industries and refineries are important from economic growth point of view. The wastewater from these industries mainly contains oil, organic matter and other compounds. The treatment of this wastewater can be carried out by physical, biological and chemical treatment methods. The current review summarizes studies and investigations carried out for the treatment of petroleum industries and refineries.

Sunil Jayant Kulkarni, Ajaygiri Kamalgiri Goswami

Effluent, Oxygen Demand, Organic Matter, Aerobic, Chemical Treatment

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Publication Details

Published in : Volume 1 | Issue 3 | May-June - 2015
Date of Publication Print ISSN Online ISSN
2015-06-25 2395-1990 2394-4099
Page(s) Manuscript Number   Publisher
280-283 IJSRSET151365   Technoscience Academy

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Sunil Jayant Kulkarni, Ajaygiri Kamalgiri Goswami, "A Review on Wastewater Treatment for Petroleum Industries and Refineries", International Journal of Scientific Research in Science, Engineering and Technology(IJSRSET), Print ISSN : 2395-1990, Online ISSN : 2394-4099, Volume 1, Issue 3, pp.280-283, May-June-2015.
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