This specific ISBN edition is currently not available.View all copies of this ISBN edition:
A state-of-the-art presentation of the specific microbes that inhabit oil reservoirs, with an emphasis on the ecological significance of anaerobic microorganisms. · Considers the various beneficial and detrimental effects of bacteria and archaea indigenous to the oil field environment. · Provides fundamental and applied biological approaches, and serves as an invaluable reference source for petroleum engineers, remediation professionals, and field researchers. · Explores the impacts of microbial activities on the composition of crude oil and on petroleum production, as well as examining bacterial mechanisms involved in the biodegradation of hydrocarbons. · Presents chapters on fermentative, iron-reducing, and nitrate-reducing microorganisms; biodegradation of petroleum in subsurface geological reservoirs; microbial enhancement of oil recovery; petroleum upgrade through the use of biotechnology; and the microbiology of marine oil spill bioremediation.
"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.
Book Description ASM Press, 2005. Hardcover. Condition: New. Never used!. Seller Inventory # P111555813275