Characterization and Source Identification of an Unknown Spilled Oil Using Fingerprinting Techniques by GC–MS and GC–FID

October 1, 2000
Merv Fingas

Lise Sigouin

Zhendi Wang

LCGC North America

LCGC North America, LCGC North America-10-01-2000, Volume 18, Issue 10

This article describes a case study in which forensic chemical analyses were conducted to determine the liability for the release of an unknown petroleum product into a river.