Determination of petroleum biodegradation by bacteria isolated from drilling fluid, waste mud pit and crude oil

Ozyurek S., Bilkay I. S.

TURKISH JOURNAL OF BIOCHEMISTRY-TURK BIYOKIMYA DERGISI, vol.42, no.6, pp.609-616, 2017 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier


Objective: In this study, the aim was to isolate and identify bacterial strains in crude oil, drilling fluid and waste mud pit samples collected from the same oil field, determine the petroleum biodegradation and find the most effective bacteria in the samples in petroleum biodegradation.