Number of spills based on tons of oil from 1970 to 2019 (ITOPF 2019)

Number of spills based on tons of oil from 1970 to 2019 (ITOPF 2019)

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Always, oil spills do cause serious and dire consequences for the environment, nature, and society that it consumes much time and socio-economic resources to overcome such consequences. Oil spills, hence, posed a big challenge in searching the advanced technologies and devices to recover spilled oil rapidly and efficiently. Indeed, sorbents have be...

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... the use of chemical dispersants, skimmers, and oil sorbents (Broje and Keller, 2006;Bullock et al., 2019;Baharuddin et al., 2020;Hoang et al., 2021). Among them, oil sorbents are the most common countermeasures due to economic feasibility and eco-friendliness (Gupta and Tai, 2016). ...
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