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.