Relaxometric Study Concerning the Action of A Complexant Agent on Petroleum

Authors

  • Flávio Vinicius Crizóstomo Kock Federal University of Espírito Santo, Av. Fernando Ferrari, 514, CEP 29075-910, Vitória – ES, Brazil
  • Elói Alves Silva Filho Federal University of Espírito Santo, Av. Fernando Ferrari, 514, CEP 29075-910, Vitória – ES, Brazil
  • Eustáquio Vinícius Ribeiro de Castro Federal University of Espírito Santo, Av. Fernando Ferrari, 514, CEP 29075-910, Vitória – ES, Brazil
  • Valdemar Lacerda Jr Federal University of Espírito Santo, Av. Fernando Ferrari, 514, CEP 29075-910, Vitória – ES, Brazil
  • Lúcio Leonel Barbosa Federal University of Espírito Santo, Av. Fernando Ferrari, 514, CEP 29075-910, Vitória – ES, Brazil

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.15377/2409-5818.2014.01.02.4

Keywords:

Petroleum, chitosan, low field NMR.

Abstract

Applying a complexant agent to the contention and bioremediation of petroleum spills, although important for industry, is very rare. Therefore, the aim of this paper is to present a study concerning the influence of a complexant agent, namely chitosan, on petroleum using time-domain nuclear magnetic resonance (TD-NMR). Alterations in the transverse relaxation time (T2) values and peak areas were observed, inferring that the interaction of the complexant agent with petroleum causes destabilization, precipitation of chemical compounds and separation of phases (water and oil). Thus, a novel application involving this spectroscopic technique in the energy field is presented.

Author Biographies

Flávio Vinicius Crizóstomo Kock, Federal University of Espírito Santo, Av. Fernando Ferrari, 514, CEP 29075-910, Vitória – ES, Brazil

Department of Chemistry

Elói Alves Silva Filho, Federal University of Espírito Santo, Av. Fernando Ferrari, 514, CEP 29075-910, Vitória – ES, Brazil

Department of Chemistry

Eustáquio Vinícius Ribeiro de Castro, Federal University of Espírito Santo, Av. Fernando Ferrari, 514, CEP 29075-910, Vitória – ES, Brazil

Department of Chemistry

Valdemar Lacerda Jr, Federal University of Espírito Santo, Av. Fernando Ferrari, 514, CEP 29075-910, Vitória – ES, Brazil

Department of Chemistry

Lúcio Leonel Barbosa, Federal University of Espírito Santo, Av. Fernando Ferrari, 514, CEP 29075-910, Vitória – ES, Brazil

Department of Chemistry

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2015-08-01

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Flávio Vinicius Crizóstomo Kock, Elói Alves Silva Filho, Eustáquio Vinícius Ribeiro de Castro, Valdemar Lacerda Jr, Lúcio Leonel Barbosa. Relaxometric Study Concerning the Action of A Complexant Agent on Petroleum. Glob. J. Energ. Technol. Res. Updat. [Internet]. 2015Aug.1 [cited 2021Oct.16];1(2):96-103. Available from: https://www.avantipublishers.com/jms/index.php/gjetru/article/view/153

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