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  • IT WAS HELD PRESENTATION OSEI ENZYME IN OIL SPILL

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  • Using microbes to clean up oil spills

    Original story at MIT News Catherine Drennan, a professor of chemistry and biology, likes to wax poetic about the complex chemistry of microbes. "I think they’re elegant and beautiful," she says. Of course, she also sees their practical applications. "I love the fact that these microbes can be used for bioremediation in ...

  • Iranian fungi show promise in cleaning up oil spills

    Iranian scientists have isolated local strains of fungi that can digest petroleum compounds and may be useful in cleaning up polluted sites, especially in similar, semi-arid areas. The researchers isolated fungal strains from oil-contaminated sites within the Arak refinery in Iran and found some of them to cut the amount of petroleum pollution in soil by more than half. Although ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • Oil spills could be cleaned up by bacteria from underground petroleum reserves

    Bacteria taken from underground petroleum reserves could be used to effectively break down crude oil from spills at sea, new research has found. The study measured the breakdown of crude oil components in simulated seawater by four bacterial strains that had been isolated from petroleum reservoirs, as well as by four genetically modified stains. The findings raise the possibility of tailor-making ...

  • New Product Announcement From CL Solutions

    CL Solutions now provides a dry microbial blend of Pseudomonas and Bacillus cultures for the bioremediation of petroleum spills.  The dry formulation, called MPB, has been developed for use in emergency response situations where immediate availability and a long shelf life are beneficial. MPB is provided as a dry powder that does not require hydration prior to use, but may ...


    By CL Solutions, LLC

  • Los Angeles Tar Pits Hold Bacteria That Degrade Petroleum

    RIVERSIDE, California (ENS) – The Rancho La Brea tar pits in downtown Los Angeles house hundreds of new species of bacteria with unusual properties that allow the bacteria to survive and grow in heavy oil and natural asphalt, environmental scientists at UC Riverside have discovered. Trapped in soil that was mixed with heavy oil nearly 28,000 years ago, the bacteria are ...

  • GreasePaK – environmentally friendly method of preventing drains from getting blocked!

    GreasePaK effectively prevents drains getting blocked by removing and then preventing grease build-up and keeping drains clear of FOGs, fats, oils and greases.GreasePaK also reduces the need for regular maintenance and cleaning on mechanical grease traps and cuts the demand for the collection of fats, oils and grease – boosting sustainability.Recommended for warewashing facilities, installed in ...

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