Open access peer-reviewed Edited Volume

Hydrocarbon

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Hydrocarbons provide our core energy resource. Information on their origin, properties and phase behavior is interesting from the point of view of physical chemistry. At the same time this information is of great value to the oil and gas industry. The book "Hydrocarbon" is comprised of 9 chapters, covering different topics: from origin of hydrocarbons to the method for hydrocarbon exploration. Distribution of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in soil and their influence to environment are also discussed. This book should serve as a support to researchers and students as well as experts, both in academia and industry.

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HydrocarbonEdited by Vladimir Kutcherov

Published: January 16th 2013

DOI: 10.5772/2722

ISBN: 978-953-51-0927-3

Copyright year: 2013

Books open for chapter submissions

41628 Total Chapter Downloads

17 Crossref Citations

26 Web of Science Citations

73 Dimensions Citations

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1. Abiogenic Deep Origin of Hydrocarbons and Oil and Gas Deposits Formation

By Vladimir G. Kutcherov

5905

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2. Thermogenic Methane with Secondary Alteration in Gases Released from Terrestrial Mud Volcanoes

By Ryoichi Nakada and Yoshio Takahashi

2095

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3. Petroleum Hydrocarbon Biodegradability in Soil – Implications for Bioremediation

By Snežana Maletić, Božo Dalmacija and Srđan Rončevic

8732

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4. Remediation of Contaminated Sites

By Arezoo Dadrasnia, N. Shahsavari and C. U. Emenike

5949

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5. Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons a Constituent of Petroleum: Presence and Influence in the Aquatic Environment

By Daniela M. Pampanin and Magne O. Sydnes

8188

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6. Phenanthrene Removal from Soil by a Strain of Aspergillus niger Producing Manganese Peroxidase of Phanerochaete chrysosporium

By Diana V. Cortés-Espinosa and Ángel E. Absalón

2863

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7. Characterizing Microbial Activity and Diversity of Hydrocarbon-Contaminated Sites

By Aizhong Ding, Yujiao Sun, Junfeng Dou, Lirong Cheng, Lin Jiang, Dan Zhang and Xiaohui Zhao

2186

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8. Extracellular Electron Transfer in in situ Petroleum Hydrocarbon Bioremediation

By Kerstin E. Scherr

2325

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9. Microbial Techniques for Hydrocarbon Exploration

By M.A. Rasheed, D.J. Patil and A.M. Dayal

3385

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