Study on testing of the antibacterial effect of silver nanoparticles on sulfate-reducing bacteria

  • Cu Thi Viet Nga Vietnam Petroleum Institute
  • Trinh Thanh Son Vietnam Petroleum Institute
  • Luong Van Tuyen Vietnam Petroleum Institute
  • Ha Thu Huong Vietnam Petroleum Institute
  • Kieu Anh Trung Vietnam Petroleum Institute
  • Bui Thi Huong Vietnam Petroleum Institute
  • Dao Thi Hai Ha Vietnam Petroleum Institute
  • Nguyen Thi Ngoc Bich Vietnam Petroleum Institute
  • Ngo Hong Anh Vietnam Petroleum Institute
  • Hoang Thi Phuong Vietnam Petroleum Institute
Keywords: Silver nanoparticle, biocide, sulfate-reducing bacteria


In the oil and gas industry, sulfate-reducing bacteria can create hydrogen sulfide (H2S), thus decreasing the commercial value of crude oil, causing metal equipment corrosion and great damages to the economic efficiency and the health of staff working on drilling rigs. Because of their strong antibacterial and environmental friendly characteristics, silver nanoparticles have been studied and developed by scientists in the world. This paper presents some research results on silver nanoparticle synthesis and antibacterial survey of sulfate-reducing bacteria desulfomicrobium baculatum isolated from crude oil samples taken from Bach Ho field.


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How to Cite
Cu, T. V. N., Trinh, T. S., Luong, V. T., Ha, T. H., Kieu, A. T., Bui, T. H., Dao, T. H. H., Nguyen, T. N. B., Ngo, H. A., & Hoang, T. P. (2017). Study on testing of the antibacterial effect of silver nanoparticles on sulfate-reducing bacteria. Petrovietnam Journal, 1, 47 - 54. journal.v1i0.110

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