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Petroleum microbiology

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  • Creator edited by Bernard Ollivier and Michel Magot
  • Format Books
  • Contributors
  • Publication Washington, D.C. : ASM Press, [2005] ©2005
  • Physical Details
    • xi, 365 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
  • ISBNs 9781555813277, 1555813275
  • OCLC ocm57392417


  • Includes bibliographical references and index.


  • Oil reservoirs and oil production / Marie Planckaert -- Indigenous microbial communities in oil fields / Michel Magot -- Sulfate-reducing bacteria and archaea / Nils-Kare Birkeland -- Hyperthermophilic and methanogenic archaea in oil fields / Christian Jeanthon ... [et al.] -- The fermentative, iron-reducing, and nitrate-reducing microorganisms / Bernard Ollivier, Jean-Luc Cayol -- Biodegradation of petroleum in subsurface geological reservoirs / Haiping Huang, Steve Larter -- Reservoir souring: mechanisms and prevention / Ian Vance, David R. Thrasher -- Microbial corrosion in the oil industry: a corrosionist's view / Jean-Louis Crolet -- Biofouling in the oil industry / Peter F. Sanders, Paul J. Sturman -- Microbial control of hydrogen sulfide production in oil reservoirs / Egil Sunde, Terje Torsvik -- Microbially enhanced oil recovery: past, present, and future / Michael J. McInerney, David P. Nagle, Roy M. Knapp -- Biotechnological upgrading of petroleum / John J. Kilbane II -- Diversity, function, and biocatalytic applications of alkane oxygenases / Jan B. Van Beilen, Bernard Witholt -- Biodegradation of hydrocarbons under anoxic conditions / Ralf Rabus -- Biodegradation of fuel ethers / Francoise Fayolle, Frederic Monot -- The microbiology of marine oil spill bioremediation / Roger C. Prince -- Metabolic indicators of anaerobic hydrocarbon biodegradation in petroleum-laden environments / Lisa M. Gieg, Joseph M. Suflita