Analysis of Total Petroleum Hydrocarbon in Domestic Distribution Petroleum

국내 유통 중인 석유제품 내 석유계 총 탄화수소화합물(TPH) 분석

  • Received : 2016.07.08
  • Accepted : 2016.08.05
  • Published : 2016.10.10


Over 60~70% of the domestic soil contamination have occurred by petroleum products. B T E X including benzene, toluene, ethylbenzene, xylene and total petroleum hydrocarbon (TPH) have to be inspected for the contaminated soil by petroleum products. An accurate contamination analysis is necessary to estimate the are of contaminated soil and also establish an appropriate purification scheme. In this study, we analyzed a sectional TPH pattern for current domestic distributed petroleum products. Also, the TPH content was analyzed by compensating the defect of current Korea standard analytic methods for soil where the analytic range is just for $C_8{\sim}C_{40}$. The light distillate petroleum products such as gasoline and solvent 1 showed the maximum of 85% difference in the TPH content between the standard analytic and improved methods.


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