A Review: Recent Advances in Oily Wastewater Treatment

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A Review: Recent Advances in Oily Wastewater Treatment

Author(s): Li Hui, Wang Yan, Wang Juan and Luo Zhongming

Affiliation: College of Materials and Chemistry & Chemical Engineering, Chengdu University of Technology, Chengdu 610051.


Oily wastewater is waste originating from industries primarily engaged in refining crude oil and manufacturing fuels, lubricants and petrochemical intermediates. In this review, the characteristics and environmental impacts of oily wastewater were introduced. Methods for oily wastewater treatment were summarized based on recent literature and patents. Finally, this paper prospected the development trend of oily wastewater treatment technology.

Keywords: Biological treatment, environmental pollution, flotation, membrane, oily wastewater, petroleum industry, treatment technologies.

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Article Details

Volume: 7
Issue Number: 1
First Page: 17
Last Page: 24
Page Count: 8
DOI: 10.2174/2211334707666140415222545

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