Isolation and Identification of Nitrate Reducing Bacteria from Produced Water of Oil Fields in Iraq

  • Wijdan H. Al-Tamimi, Kuther H. Mahdi
  • Published 2015


Nine Nitrate Reducing Bacteria NRB strains were isolated from produced water of Nahran Omer and Al Lahis oil fields in Iraq. 16S rRNA gene sequencing revealed that these reservoirs harbored many strains of NRB were belonged to pseudomonas, Bacillus, Herbaspirillum and Shewanella. These results show that the reservoirs have microbial population associated… (More)

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