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UDC 622.882 © S.P. Yakutseni, A.V. Fedash, Chin Quoc Vinh, 2023

ISSN 0041-5790 (Print) • ISSN 2412-8333 (Online) • Ugol’ – Russian Coal Journal, 2023, № 4, pp. 73-78

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.18796/0041-5790-2023-4-73-78







Yakutseni S.P.1, Fedash A.V.1, Chin Quoc Vinh1

1National University of Oil and Gas «Gubkin University», Moscow, 119991, Russian Federation


Authors Information

Yakutseni S.P., PhD (Geologo-Mineralogical), Associate Professor of the Department of Geoecology, e-mail: spyakutseni@gmail.com

Fedash A.V., Doctor of Engineering Sciences, Head of the Department of Geoecology, e-mail: Fedash.AV@yandex.ru

Trinh Quoc Vinh, Postgraduate student of the Department of Geoecology, e-mail: vinhtq95@gmail.com



The article is devoted to the assessment of the possibilities of natural reclamation of lands contaminated with potentially toxic elements as a result of the extraction and processing of hydrocarbon raw materials. The authors carried out a comparative analysis of approaches to assessing the possibility of natural reclamation of lands affected by the processes of extraction, processing and use of hydrocarbons; investigated information about the natural geochemical background of soils, including the content of potentially toxic elements (PTE) in natural soils; the processes of natural soil reclamation in different landscapes, with different soil composition and depending on the technologies of hydrocarbon extraction are considered. In the article, based on geoecological approaches, the natural process of dispersion and transfer of anthropogenic pollutants from large areas of land to the water area, as the lower basis of erosion, during natural weathering processes, is investigated. The factors requiring consideration in the design of facilities for the extraction, processing and use of subsurface resources have been identified.



Land reclamation, Potentially toxic elements, Hydrocarbons, Ecology, Natural soil restoration, Impact assessment, Geoecology, Biota.



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For citation

Yakutseni S.P., Fedash A.V. & Chin Quoc Vinh. Assessment of the possibility of natural reclamation of lands contaminated with potentially toxic elements of hydrocarbon raw materials. Ugol’, 2023, (4), pp. 73-78. (In Russ.). DOI: 10.18796/0041-5790-2023-4-73-78.


Paper info

Received February 15, 2023

Reviewed February 28, 2023

Accepted March 27, 2023


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