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Volume 2014, Article ID 852503, 9 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/852503
Research Article

Synthesis and Performance Evaluation of a New Deoiling Agent for Treatment of Waste Oil-Based Drilling Fluids

1College of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Southwest Petroleum University, Chengdu 610500, China
2CNPC Research Institute of Safety & Environment Technology, Beijing 102206, China

Received 25 February 2014; Accepted 27 May 2014; Published 22 June 2014

Academic Editor: Alessandro D’Annibale

Copyright © 2014 Pingting Liu et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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