Patent Number: 6,309,597

Title: Method for reducing hydrogen sulfide level in water containing sulfate-reducing bacteria and hydrogen sulfide-metabolizing bacteria

Abstract: A method for reducing the level of hydrogen sulfide in water containing sulfur-reducing bacteria and hydrogen sulfide-metabolizing bacteria by addition of an aqueous solution of metallic nitrogen oxides and small particles of water-insoluble polycyclic quinones.

Inventors: Ballinger, Jr.; Kenneth E. (Kennett Square, PA), Burger; Edward D. (Plano, TX), Knauer; Robert F. (Claremont, CA)

Assignee: Arkion Life Sciences

International Classification: A01N 31/06 (20060101); A01N 35/06 (20060101); A01N 31/00 (20060101); A01N 35/00 (20060101); C02F 1/50 (20060101); C02F 3/28 (20060101); C02F 3/34 (20060101); E21B 41/00 (20060101); E21B 41/02 (20060101); C23F 011/12 (); C02F 001/68 ()

Expiration Date: 10/30/2018