Causes and consequences of environmental pollution by oil products
Antonina Sergeevna Sakharova, Cand.Tech.Sci., Associate Professor,
Natalia Alexandrovna Koneva, student
FSBEI of HE Emperor Alexander I St. Petersburg State
Transport University, PGUPS, St. Petersburg, Russia
Abstract. During extraction, storage, transportation, processing, manmade accidents, industrial production, about 50 million tons of oil and oil products fall into the ground. The negative impact of oil pollution appears to change the chemical composition of the atmosphere and its warming, pollution of soil and water.
Key words: oil, oil products, chemical composition of oil, hydrocarbons, oil slick, oil products spill.