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Main Title Characterization and treatment of aqueous wastes and residue from petroleum refineries /
Author Burks, S. L. ; Burkes, S. L. ; Wagner, Jan
Other Authors
Author Title of a Work
Wagner, Jan.
CORP Author Oklahoma State Univ., Stillwater.;Robert S. Kerr Environmental Research Lab., Ada, OK.
Publisher Robert S. Kerr Environmental Research Laboratory, Office of Research and Development, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency,
Year Published 1983
Report Number EPA 600/2-83-089; EPA-R-806798
Stock Number PB83-260281
OCLC Number 17945404
Subjects Petroleum waste.
Additional Subjects Petroleum industry ; Refineries ; Water pollution control ; Activated carbon treatment ; Filtration ; Industrial waste treatment ; Catalytic cracking ; Phenol ; Ammonia ; Sulfides ; Carbon ; Solid wastes ; Biological industrial waste treatment
Internet Access
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Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
EMBD  EPA/600/2-83/089 NRMRL/GWERD Library/Ada,OK 03/08/1991
NTIS  PB83-260281 Most EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. Check with individual libraries about paper copy. 01/01/1988
Collation 147 p. ; 28 cm.
This research project was designed to identify process wastewaters which contained a significant proportion of the total load of contaminants in petroleum refinery wastewaters and to evaluate methods for intensively treating these highly concentrated low-volume streams. In addition, selected waste residues from API gravity separator, dissolved air flotation units, and 'slop' oil emulsions were analyzed to determine the presence of hazardous chemicals as listed by EPA's Office of Solid Waste. Process wastewaters from the fluid catalytic cracking units, crude desalting unit, coking unit, and barometric condensor contained the highest levels of contaminants. These process wastewater streams were major contributors to the total load of phenol, ammonia, sulfide, and organic carbon contamination of the combined refinery wastewaters.
Final report 10/1/79 - 09/30/82. "September 1983."