How does bioremediation work?
Bioremediation is the process of using naturally occurring, safe and beneficial micro organisms (microbes) to break down environmentally harmful contaminants and turn them into non-toxic compounds. In particular, these microbes will break down most petroleum hydrocarbons and transform them into CO2 (carbon dioxide) and H2O (water).find out more
Key liquid and powder products in our range are based on technology developed in conjunction with NASA scientists. They are made from 100% natural products, with no chemicals or detergents – nature’s way of dealing with nature’s problems. They are used by Slick Solutions to bioremediate oil contamination.find out more
Technology developed in conjunction with NASA
Nanobite Powder (Petroleum Remediation Product) was developed in conjunction with NASA scientists to deal with oil spills. It is what is known as a total hydrocarbon remediation product.find out more
Coastal oil spill
The Prestige tanker split apart in 2002 and released 77,000 tons of crude oil into the sea. This washed up onto the shores of Spain, France and Portugal and is the worst environmental disaster of its kind in this part of the world. Nanobite Liquid was selected by the Spanish government as the best in class and selected to treat this oil spill.more case studies