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Chemistry and Technology of Fuels and Oils

, Volume 43, Issue 2, pp 147–154 | Cite as

Dulromabsorb sorbent for recovery of petroleum products from sites of accidental spills

  • A. A.-da Konseisao
  • N. A. Samoilov
  • R. N. Khlestkin
Ecology

Abstract

The Mozambique sorbent of plant origin, DULROMABSORB, was investigated. Due to the high-tech oleophilic and hydrophobic properties, it can be used as an absorbing substance in eliminating accidental spills of crude oil and a broad spectrum of petroleum products on the surface of water and soil in a wide temperature range. The sorbent can be used in both disperse form and as a filler for oil-absorbing mats and blankets. The sorbent is highly competitive with respect to specialized sorbents for recovery of petroleum products and many potential natural and industrial sorbents.

Keywords

Asphalt Wheat Straw Petroleum Product Accidental Spill Rise Height 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • A. A.-da Konseisao
    • 1
    • 2
  • N. A. Samoilov
    • 1
    • 2
  • R. N. Khlestkin
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Josina Machel SchoolMozambique
  2. 2.Ufa State Petroleum Engineering UniversityUfa

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