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Chemical composition of slop oil from an Oil refinery* (* taken from Burks and Wagner, 1983) Sl no Constituents (mg/L)

API Slop Oil Emulsion 1 Toluene 5.78 2 Xylene 0.1 3 Trimethylbenzene 0.31 4 Methylethylbenzene 0.1 5 Methylpropylbenzene 0.06 6 Dimethylethylbenzene 0.21 7 Tetramethylbenzene 0.29 8 C5 - benzene 1.16 9 Dihydroindene 0.04 10 Methyl dihydroindene 0.04 11 C2 - dihydrindene 0.6 12 Naphthalene 1.61 13 Methyl naphthalene 9.83 14 Dimethyl naphthalene 15.98 15 Ethyl naphthalene 1.08 16 C3 - naphthalene 11.73 17 C4 - naphthalene 1.61 18 Tetrahydrohapthol 0.26 19 Dimethyldihydronaphthalene 0.14 20 Methyl tetralol 0.2 21 Dimethyl thiaindene 0.08 22 Biphenyl 0.56 23 Acenaphthene 0.13 24 Methyl (acenaphthene/biphenyl) 5.11 25 C2 - (acenaphthene/biphenyl) 1.58 26 C3 - (acenaphthene/biphenyl) 27 Fluorene 1.25 28 Methyl fluorene 1.48 29 C2 - fluorene 1.18 30 C3 - fluorene 0.52 31 Naphthol thianaphthene 32 Dibenzothiophene 0.56 33 Methyl dibenzothiophene 1.36 34 C2 - dibenzothiophene 0.24 35 C3 - dibenzothiophene 36 Anthracene/phenanthrene 5.14 37 Methyl (anthracene/phenanthrene) 11.64 38 C2 - (anthracene/phenanthrene) 8.6 39 C3 - (anthracene/phenanthrene) 2.23 40 C4 - (anthracene/phenanthrene) 41 C5 - (anthracene/phenanthrene) 42 Pyrene/fluoranthene 1.65 43 Methyl (pyrene/fluoranthene) 2.13 44 C2 - (pyrene/fluoranthene) 0.51 45 C3 - (pyrene/fluoranthene) -

46 Chrysene/benzanthracene 47 Methyl (chrysene/benzanthracene) 48 Benzopyrene/benzofluoranthene

1.51 0.35 2.86 101.8