Sunday, 5th December 2021

Port Harcourt’s deadly soot

By Guardian Exclusive
18 June 2018   |   8:16 am
Soot is a mass of impure carbon particles resulting from the incomplete combustion of hydrocarbons. It is more properly restricted to the product of the gas-phase combustion process but is commonly extended to include the residual pyrolysed fuel particles such as coal, cenospheres, charred wood, and petroleum coke that may become airborne during pyrolysis.