Analysis of Physical Properties and Total Petroleum Hydrocarbon for Soil Contamination

토양오염 해석을 위한 석유제품 물성 및 TPH 분석

  • Lim, Young-Kwan (Fuel Technology R&D Center, Korea Institute of Petroleum Management) ;
  • Jeong, Choong-Sub (Fuel Technology R&D Center, Korea Institute of Petroleum Management) ;
  • Han, Kwan-Wook (Fuel Technology R&D Center, Korea Institute of Petroleum Management)
  • 임영관 (한국석유관리원 석유기술연구소) ;
  • 정충섭 (한국석유관리원 석유기술연구소) ;
  • 한관욱 (한국석유관리원 석유기술연구소)
  • Published : 2012.12.10


The significance of soil environment has been gradually increased because of petroleum leak accidents. Comparing with wastewater clean treatments and air pollutant controls, the soil purification requires a long-term process and it is very expensive. In this study, we analyzed the physicochemical properties of total petroleum hydrocarbon (TPH) contaminated in soil. This could be applied to deciding the source of petroleum when a soil contamination accident occurs.


physical properties;TPH (Total petroleum hydrocarbon);soil contamination;petroleum product


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