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Kerry Sublette PhD

Professor of Chemical Engineering College of Engineering & Natural Sciences
Russell School of Chemical Engineering, Geosciences, Chemistry and Biochemistry
918-631-3085
kerry-sublette@utulsa.edu
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Ph.D., The University of Tulsa
M.S., University of Oklahoma
B.S., University of Arkansas


Bioremediation of Hydrocarbons
Restoration of Soil Ecosystems
Remediation of Produced Water Spills
Groundwater Microbiology, in situ Bioremediation of Groundwater
Microbial Sampling of Groundwater
Bioreactors

Environmental Engineering
Chemical Process Safety
Heat Transfer
Groundwater Geochemistry
Petroleum Microbiology


The following may be selected publications rather than a comprehensive list.

Journal Articles


Duncan, K.D., Perez-Ibarra, B.M., Jenneman, G., Busch-Harris, J., Webb, R., and Sublette, K.L., “The Effect of Corrosion Inhibitors on Microbial Communities Associated with Corrosion in a Model Flow Cell System”, In Press, Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology (2014).

Key, Katherine et al. “Assessing BTEX Biodegradation Potential at a Refinery Using Molecular Biological Tools.” Groundwater Monitoring & Remediation 34.1 (2014): 35–48. Print.

Key, Katherine et al. “An In Situ Bioreactor for the Treatment of Petroleum Hydrocarbons in Groundwater.” Remediation Journal 23.3 (2013): 55–84. Print.

Burns, M., Sublette, K.L., Sobieraj, J., Ogles, D., Koenigsberg, S., “Concurrent and Complete Anaerobic Reduction and Microaerophilic Degradation of Mono-, Di-, and Trichlorobenzenes”, Remediation Journal, 23 (3), 37-53 (2013).

Key, Katherine C., Sublette, K.L., Duncan, K., Mackay, D. M., Scow, K.M., Ogles, D., "Using DNA-Stable Isotope Probing to Identify MTBE- and TBA-Degrading Microorganisms in Contaminated Ground Water", Ground Water Monitoring and Remediation, 33 (4), 57-68 (2013).

Williams, N., Hyland, A., Mitchener, R., Sublette, K.L., Key, K.C., Davis, G., Ogles, D., Baldwin, B., and Biernacki, A., “Demonstrating the In Situ Biodegradation Potential of Phenol Using Bio-Sep Bio-Traps and Stable Isotope Probing”, Remediation Journal, 23 (1), 7-22 (2012)

North, K.P., Mackay, D.M., Annable, M.D., Sublette, K.L., Davis, G., Holland, R.B., Petersen, D. and Scow, K.M., “An Ex Situ Evaluation of TBA- and MTBE-baited Bio-traps”, Water Research, 46, 3879-3888 (2012).

Chaing, S-Y.D., Mora, R., Diguiseppi, W.H., Davis, G., Sublette, K.L., Gedalanga, P., Mahendra, S., “Characterizing the Intrinsic Bioremediation Potential of 1,4-Dioxane and Trichloroethene Using Innovative Environmental Diagnostic Tools”, Journal of Environmental Monitoring, 14(9), 2317-2326 (2012).

DeAngelis, K.M., Allgaier, M., Chavarria, Y., Fortney, J.L., Hugenholtz, P., Simmons, B., Sublette, K., Silver, W.L., and Hazen, T.C., “Trapping Lignin-degrading Microbes in Tropical Forest Soil”, PloS ONE 01/2011; 6(4):e19306 (2011).

Baldwin, B., Biernacki, A., Blair, J., Purchase, M., Baker, J., Sublette, K., and Ogles, D., “Monitoring Gene Expression to Evaluate Oxygen Infusion at a Gasoline-contaminated Site”, Environmental Science & Technology, 44, 6829-6834 (2010)

Ghosh, D., Krishnakali, R., Srinivasan, V., Mueller, T., Tuovinen, O.H., Sublette, K.L., Peacock, A., and Radosevich, M., “In Situ Enrichment & Analysis of Atrazine-degrading Microbial Communities Using Atrazine-containing Porous Beads”, Soil Biology & Biochemistry, 41, 1331-1334 (2009)

Dhritiman, G., Krishnakali, R., Williamson, K.E., White, D.C., Wommack, K.E., Sublette, K.L., and Radosevich, M., “Lysogeny is Prevalent Among Soil Bacteriophages and the Bacterial 16S rRNA and trzN Gene Are Present in the DNA of Mitomycin C-Inducible Prophage”, Applied & Environmental Microbiology, 74 (2), 495-502 (2008)

Sublette, K.L., Busch-Harris, J., Roberts, K., Landrum, C., Peacock, A., Davis, G., Ogles, D., Holmes, W., Ota, C., and Yang, X., “Subsurface Microbial Ecology and Stable Isotope Probing Demonstrate the In Situ Biodegradation Potential of MTBE and TBA in a Gasoline-Contaminated Aquifer”, Ground Water Monitoring & Remediation, 28 (4), 47-62 (2008)

Zambrano, L., Sublette, K.L., Duncan, K., and Thoma, G., “Probabilistic Reliability Modeling for Oil Exploration & Production (E&P) Facilities in the Tallgrass Prairie Preserve”, Risk Analysis: an International Journal, 27 (5), 1323-1333 (2008)

Biggerstaff, J.P., Le Puil, M., Weidow, B.L., Leblanc-Gridley, J., Jennings, E., Busch-Harris, J., Sublette, K.L., White, D.C., and Alberte, R.S., “A Novel and In Situ Technique for the Quantitative Detection of MTBE and Benzene Degrading Bacteria in Contaminated Matrices”, Journal of Microbiological Methods, 68 (2), 437-441 (2007)

Sublette, K., Jennings, E., Mehta, C., Duncan, K., Brokaw, J., Todd, T., and Thoma, G., “Monitoring Soil Ecosystem Recovery Following Bioremediation of a Terrestrial Crude Oil Spill With and Without a Fertilizer Amendment”, Soil & Sediment Contamination: an International Journal, 16 (2), 181-208 (2007)

Sublette, K.L., Tapp, J.B., Fisher, J.B., Jennings, E., Duncan, K., Thoma, G., Brokaw, J., and Todd, T., “Lessons Learned in Remediation and Restoration in the Oklahoma Prairie: A Review”, Applied Geochemistry, 22, 2225-2239 (2007)

Busch-Harris, J., Jennings, E., Sublette, K.L., Roberts, K.P., White, D.C. , Peacock, A., Davis, G., Ogles, D., Holmes, W.E., Yang, X., Kolhatkar, A., Beckmann, D., and Kolhatkar, R., “Monitoring Subsurface Microbial Ecology and Demonstrating In Situ Biodegradation Potential Using Bio-Sep® Bio-Traps”, Ecological Chemistry and Engineering, 13 (5), 349-372 (2006)

Sublette, K.L., Peacock, A., White, D.C., Davis, G., Ogles, D., Cook, D., Kolhatkar, R., Beckmann, D., and Yang, X., “Monitoring Subsurface Microbial Ecology in a Sulfate-Amended, Gasoline-Contaminated Aquifer”, Ground Water Monitoring & Remediation, 26 (2), 1-9 (2006)

Jager, H.I., Efroymson, R.A., Sublette, K.L., and Ashwood, T.A., “Unnatural Landscapes in Ecology: Generating the Spatial Distribution of Brine Spills”, Environmetrics, 16, G 687-698 (2005)

Chang, Y-J, Long, P.E., Geyer, R., Peacock, A.D., Resch, C.T., Sublette, K.L., Pfiffner, S., Smithgail, A., Anderson, R.T., Vrionis, H.A., Stephen, J.R., Dayvault, R., Ortiz-Bernad, I., Lovley, D.R. and White D.C., “Microbial Incorporation of 13C-Labeled Acetate at the Field Scale: Detection of Microbes Responsible for Reduction of U(VI), Environmental Science & Technology, 39 (23), 9039-9048 (2005)

Geyer, R., Peacock, A.D., Miltner, A., Richnow, H.-H., White, D.C., Sublette, K.L., and Kästner, M. “In Situ Assessment of Microbial Activity Using Microcosms Loaded with 13C-Labeled Benzene or Toluene”, Environmental Science and Technology, 39, 4983-4989 (2005)

Harris, T.M., Tapp, J.B., and Sublette, K.L., “Remediation of Oilfield Brine-impacted Soil Using a Subsurface Drainage System”, Environmental Geosciences, 12, 101-113 (2005)

Fisher, J.B. and Sublette, K.L., “Environmental Releases from E&P Operations in Oklahoma: Type, Volume, Causes and Prevention”, Environmental Geosciences, 12, 89-99 (2005)

Sublette, Kerry et al. “Remediation of a Spill of Crude Oil and Brine without Gypsum.” Environmental Geosciences 12.2 (2005): 115–125. Print.

Peacock, A.D., Chang, Y-J., Istok, J. D., Krumholz, L., Geyer, R., Kinsall, B., Watson, D., Sublette, K.L., and D.C. White, “Utilization of Microbial Biofilms as Monitors of Bioremediation”, Microbial Ecology, 47, 284-292 (2004)

White, D.C., Gouffon, J., Peacock, A., Geyer, R., Biernacki, A., Davis, G., Pryor, M., Tabacco, B., and Sublette, K.L., “Forensic Analysis by Comprehensive Rapid Detection of Pathogens and Contamination Concentrated in Biofilms in Drinking Water Systems for Water Resource Management”, Environmental Forensics, 4, 63-74 (2003)

Duncan, K., Jennings, E., Buck, P., Wells, H., Kolhatkar, R., Sublette, K.L., Potter, W.T., and Todd, T., “Multi-Species Ecotoxicity Assessment of Petroleum-Contaminated Soil”, Soil and Sediment Contamination, 12 (2), 181-206 (2003)

McComas, Charles, Sublette, Kerry L., Jenneman, Gary, and Bala, Greg, "Characterization of a Novel Biocatalyst System for Sulfide Oxidation", Biotechnology Progress, 17 (3), 439-446 (2001).

Duncan, Kathleen, Sublette, Kerry L., Rifer, Patricia, Stepp, A., Beitle, R., Conner, J.A., and Kolhatkar, R., "Analysis of a Microbial Community Oxidizing Inorganic Sulfide and Mercaptans", Biotechnology Progress, 17 (4), 768-774 (2001)

83. Conner, J.A., Beitle, R.R., Duncan, Kathleen, Kolhatkar, R., and Sublette, K.L., “Biotreatment of Refinery Spent Sulfidic Caustic Using an Enrichment Culture Immobilized in a Novel Support Matrix”, Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology, 84-86, 707-719 (2000).

Duncan, K., Kolhatkar, R., Subramanian, G., Narasimhan, R., Jennings, E., Hettenbach, S., Brown, A., McComas, C., Potter, W.T., and Sublette, K.L, “Microbial Dynamics of Oil-Impacted Prairie Soil”, Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology, 77-79, 421-434 (1999).

Gieg, L.M., Kolhatkar, R., McInerney, M.J., Tanner, R.S., Harris, Jr., S.H., Sublette, K.L. and Suflita, J.M., “Intrinsic Bioremediation of Petroleum Hydrocarbons in a Gas Condensate-Contaminated Aquifer”, Environmental Science and Technology, 33 (15), 2550-2560 (1999).

Subramaniyan, A., Sublette, K.L., Kolhatkar, R. and Beitle, R., “Microbial Oxidation of Mixtures of Methylmercaptan and Hydrogen Sulfide”, Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology, 70-72, 995-1006 (1998).

Sublette, K.L., Kolhatkar, R. and Raterman, K., “Technological Aspects of the Microbial Treatment of Sulfide-rich Wastewaters: A Case Study”, Biodegradation, 9(3-4), 259-271 (1998).

Duncan, K., Jennings, E., Hettenbach, S., Potter, W., Sublette, K.L., Subramaniam, G. and Narasimhan, R., “Nitrogen Cycling and Nitric Oxide Emissions in Oil-Impacted Prairie Soils”, Bioremediation Journal, 1(3). 195-208 (1998).

Lawlor, K. et al. “Long-Term Effects of Crude Oil Contamination and Bioremediation in a Soil Ecosystem.” Bioremediation Journal 1.1 (1997): 41–51. Print.

Hasan, S. and Sublette, K. L., “Porphyrin-catalyzed Oxidation of Trichlorophenol”, Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology, 63-65, 845-854 (1997).

Borole, A., Sublette, K. L., Raterman, K. T., Fisher, J. B. and Javanmardian, M., “The Potential for Intrinsic Bioremediation of BTEX Hydrocarbons in Soil and Groundwater Contaminated with Gas Condensate”, Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology, 63-65, 719-730 (1997).

Sublette, K. L., “A Preliminary Cost Analysis of the Biotreatment of Refinery Spent Sulfidic Caustic”, Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology, 63-65, 695-706 (1997).

Sublette, K. L., Kolhatkar, R. V., Trent, G., Raterman, K. T., Fisher, J. B. and Javanmardian, M., “Intrinsic Bioremediation of Gas Condensate Hydrocarbons: Results of Over Two Years of Groundwater and Soil Core Analysis”, Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology, 63-65, 823-834 (1997).

Selvaraj, P. T. and Sublette, Kerry L., "An Economic Analysis of Microbial Reduction of Sulfur Dioxide with Anaerobically Digested Sewage Biosolids as Electron Donor", Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology, 57/58, 1003-1012 (1996).

Borole, A. P., Sublette, K. L., Fisher, J. B., Raterman, K. T., Kemp, N. P., and McInerney, M. J., "Mechanisms of Intrinsic Bioremediation of Gas Condensate Hydrocarbons in Saturated Soil”, Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology, 57/58, 817-826 (1996).

Kolhatkar, Arati and Sublette, K. L., "Biotreatment of Spent Sulfidic Caustic by Specialized Cultures and Acclimated Activated Sludge", Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology, 57/58, 945-958 (1996).

McInerney, M. J., Wofford, N. Q. and Sublette, K. L., "Microbial Control of Hydrogen Sulfide Production in a Porous Medium", Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology, 57/58, 933-944 (1996).

Sublette, K. L., Plato, A., Camp, C. and Bair, T., "Immobilization of a Sulfide-oxidizing Bacterium in a Novel Adsorbent Biocatalyst Support", Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology, 57/58, 1013-1020 (1996).

Barker, G. W., Raterman, K. T., Fisher, J. B., Trent, G. L., Brown, D. R., Kemp, N. and Sublette, K. L., "A Case Study of the Natural Attenuation of Gas Condensate Hydrocarbons in Soil and Groundwater", Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology. 57/58, 791-802 (1996).

Sublette, Kerry L., "IPEC Created to Ease Burden of Environmental Compliance", American Oil & Gas Reporter, 38 (6), 101-104 (June 1995)

Cho, Jeong-Guk; Sublette, K. L.; and Raterman, K., "Oxidation of Hydrogen Sulfide by an Enrichment from Sour Water Coproduced with Petroleum," Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology, 51/52, 761-770 (1995).

Rajganesh, B.; Sublette, K. L.; Camp, C.; and Richardson, M. R., "Biotreatment of Refinery Spent-sulfidic Caustic," Biotechnology Progress, 11, 228-230 (1995).

Potter, W. T.; Sublette, K. L.; Shanmugasundaram, R.; Chirkis, A.; Ronda, S. and Cho, Jeong-Guk, "Biomimetic and Microbial Reduction of Nitric Oxide", Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology, 51/52, 771-784 (1995).

Rajganesh, B.; Selvaraj, P. T.; Manning, F. S.; and Sublette, K. L., "Biotreatment of Produced Water for Removal of Sulfides, Organics and Toxicity", Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology, 51/52, 735-746 (1995).

Sublette, Kerry L. and Manning, F. S., "Dehydration of Crude Oil", in Oilfield Processing, Vol. II: Crude Oil by F. S. Manning and R. E. Thompson, PennWell Books, Tulsa, OK (1995).

Selvaraj, P. T. and Sublette, Kerry L., "Microbial Reduction of Sulfur Dioxide with Anaerobically Digested Municipal Sewage Biosolids as Electron Donor," Biotechnology Progress, 11, 153-158 (1995).

Rajganesh, B.; Sublette, K. L.; and Camp, C., "Pilot-scale Biotreatment of Refinery Spent-sulfidic Caustic", Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology, 51/52, 661-671 (1995).

Habeck, Brian and Sublette, K. L., "Reductive Dechlorination of Tetrachloroethylene Catalyzed by Cyanocobalamin", Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology, 51/52, 747-759 (1995).

Sublette, Kerry L., "Universities Join Forces", featured in E & P Environment, 6 (4), 1 (1995).

Sublette, K. L.; Hesketh, R.; and Hasan, S., "Microbial Oxidation of Hydrogen Sulfide in a Pilot-scale Bubble Column," Biotechnology Progress, 10(6), 611-614 (1994).

Potter, W. T.; Cho, J. G.; and Sublette, K. L., "Reduction of Nitric Oxide to Nitrous Oxide Monitored by Fourier Transform Infrared Spectroscopy," Fuel Processing Technology, 40, 355-360 (1994).

Hasan, S.; Rajganesh, B.; and Sublette, Kerry L., "Large-Scale Cultivation of Thiobacillus denitrificans to support Pilot and Field Tests of a Bioaugmentation Process for Microbial Oxidation of Sulfides", Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology, 45/46, 925-934 (1994).

Cho, Jeong-Guk; Potter, William T.; and Sublette, Kerry L., "Porphyrin-Catalyzed Reduction of Nitroaromatics for Treatment of Pink Water", Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology, 45/46, 861-870 (1994).

Sublette, Kerry L.; Morse, Daniel; Raterman, Kevin T., "A Field Demonstration of Sour Produced Water Remediation by Microbial Treatment", SPE Production and Facilities, 9, 183-187 (1994).

Lee, Cheng-Ming and Sublette, Kerry L., "Autotrophic Growth of Desulfotomaculum orientis with Reduction of Sulfur Dioxide", Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology, 45/46, 417-428 (1994).

Lee, Cheng-Ming; McInerney, Michael J.; and Sublette, Kerry L., "Conversion of Sulfur Dioxide to Sulfate and Hydrogen Sulfide by Desulfotomaculum orientis," Fuel Processing Technology, 40, 123-127 (1994).

Shaughnessy, R.; Levetin, E.; Blocker, J.; and Sublette, K. L., "Effectiveness of Portable Air Cleaners: Sensory Testing Results," Indoor Air, 4, 179-188 (1994).

Kumar, H. B.; Sublette, K. L.; and Shah, Y. T., "Effect of High Voidage on Mass Transfer Coefficient in a Fluidized Bed", Chem. Eng. Comm., 121, 157-163 (1993).

Shanmugasundram, Ramesh; Lee, Cheng-Ming; and Sublette, K. L., "Reduction of Nitric Oxide by Denitrifying Bacteria", Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology, 39/40, 727 (1993).

Lee, Cheng-Ming and Sublette, K. L., "Microbial Treatment of Sulfide-Laden Water," Water Res. 27 (5), 839 (1993).

Raterman, K.; Selvaraj, P. T.; and Sublette, K. L., "Microbial Treatment of a Synthetic Sour Brine", J. Industrial Micro., 12, 21-28 (1993).

Deshmane, V.; Lee, Cheng-Ming; and Sublette, K. L., "Microbial Reduction of Sulfur Dioxide with Pretreated Sewage Sludge and Elemental Hydrogen as Electron Donors", Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology, 39/40, 739 (1993).

Dasu, B. N.; Deshmane, V.; Lee, C. M.; Shanmugasundram, R.; and Sublette, K. L., "Microbial Reduction of Sulfur Dioxide and Nitric Oxide", Fuel, 72, 1705-1714 (1993).

McInerney, M. J.; Sublette, K. L.; Bhupathiraju, V. K.; Coates, J. D.; and Knapp, R. M., "Causes and Control of Microbially-Induced Souring", Dev. Pet. Sci., 39, 393-371 (1993).

Sublette, K. L.; Ganapathy, G. V.; and Schwartz, Surya, "Degradation of Munition Wastes by Phanaerochaete chrysosporium," Applied Biochemistry & Biotechnology, 34/35, 709 (1992).

Sublette, K. L., "Microbial Stabilization of Active-Sulfide Sludges," Applied Biochemistry & Biotechnology, 34/35, 811 (1992).

Camp, Carl E. and Sublette, Kerry L., "A Machine Vision System for Controlling a Thiobacillus denitrificans Bioreactor Oxidizing Hydrogen Sulfide," Biotechnology & Bioengineering, 39, 529 (1992).

Hasan, Saleem; Cho, Jeong-Guk; Sublette, K. L., Pak, Daewon; and Maule, A., "Porphyrin Catalyzed Degradation of Chlorinated Phenols and Nitrosubstituted Toluenes," Journal of Biotechnology 24, 195 (1992).

Sublette, K. L.; Bhupathraju, V. K.; and McInerney, M. J., "Evaluation of a Microbial Method to Reduce Hydrogen Sulfide Levels in Porous Rock Biofilm", J. Ind. Micro., 11, 53 (1992).

Lee, Kuoh H. and Sublette, K. L., "Microbial Combined Removal of Sulfur Dioxide and Nitric Oxide from a Gas," Applied Biochemistry & Biotechnology, 28/29, 623 (1991).

Ongcharit, Chawan; Shah, Y. T.; and Sublette, K. L., "Oxidation of Hydrogen Sulfide by Flocculated Thiobacillus denitrificans in Continuous Culture," Biotechnology & Bioengineering, 37, 497 (1991).

Sublette, K. L. and Gwozdz, K., "An Economic Analysis of the Microbial Reduction of Sulfur Dioxide as a Means of By-Product Recovery from Regenerable Processes for Flue Gas Desulfurization," Applied Biochemistry & Biotechnology, 28/29, 635 (1991).

Sublette, Kerry L., "Research Updates - University of Tulsa - Microbial Treatment of Sour Water", featured in Waste Treatment Technology News, 6 (10), 3 (1991)

Montgomery, Anne; McInerney, Michael J.; and Sublette, Kerry L., "Microbial Control of Hydrogen Sulfide Production by Sulfate Reducing Bacteria", Biotechnology & Bioengineering, 35, 533 (1990).

Sublette, Kerry L., "Microbial Treatment of Sour Gases for the Removal and Oxidation of Hydrogen Sulfide", Gas Separation & Purification, 4(2), 91 (1990).

Ongcharit, Chawan; Shah, Y. T.; and Sublette, K. L., "Novel Immobilized Cell Reactor for Microbial Oxidation of H2S," Chem. Eng. Sci., 45, 2383 (1990).

Cadenhead, P. K. and Sublette, K. L., "Oxidation of Hydrogen Sulfide by Thiobacilli", Biotechnology & Bioengineering, 35, 1150 (1990).

Lee, Kuoh H. and Sublette, Kerry L., "Reduction of Nitric Oxide to Elemental Nitrogen by Thiobacillus denitrificans", Applied Biochemistry & Biotechnology, 24/25, 441 (1990).

Plumb, Patrick, Lee, Kuoh, Dasu, Badri N. and Sublette, Kerry L., "Microbial Reduction of SO2 as a Means of By-Product Recovery from Regenerable, Dry Scrubbing Processes for Flue Gas Desulfurization", Applied Biochemistry & Biotechnology, 24/25, 785 (1990).

Camp, C. E.; Kolb, W. B.; Sublette, K. L.; and Cerro, R. L., "The Measurement of Square Channel Velocity Profiles Using a Microcomputer-Based Imaging System", Experiments in Fluids, 10 , 87 (1990).

Dasu, Badri and Sublette, Kerry L., "Reduction of Sulfur Dioxide by Desulfovibrio desulfuricans in Co-culture with Fermentative Heterotrophs", Biotechnology & Bioengineering, 34, 405 (1989).

Sublette, Kerry L., "An Experiment in Autotrophic Fermentation: Microbial Oxidation of Hydrogen Sulfide", Chemical Engineering Education, 23, 32 (1989).

Ongcharit, Chawan; Dauben, Paul; and Sublette, Kerry L., "Immobilization of an Autotrophic Bacterium by Co-Culture with Floc-Forming Heterotrophs", Biotechnology & Bioengineering, 33, 1077 (1989).

Sublette, Kerry L., "Immobilization of Thiobacillus denitrificans for the Oxidation of Hydrogen Sulfide in Sour Water", Applied Biochemistry & Biotechnology, 20/21, 675 (1989).

Dasu, Badri and Sublette, Kerry L., "Microbial Removal of Sulfur Dioxide from a Gas Stream with Net Oxidation to Sulfate", Applied Biochemistry & Biotechnology, 20/21, 207 (1989).

Sublette, Kerry L. and Woolsey, Marion E., "Sulfide and Glutaraldehyde Resistant Strains of Thiobacillus denitrificans", Biotechnology & Bioengineering, 34, 565 (1989).

Sublette, Kerry L., "Production of Microbial Biomass from Autotrophic Fermentation of Hydrogen Sulfide", Biotechnology & Bioengineering, 32, 408 (1988).

Sublette, Kerry L., "Symposium Features New Processes, Improved Bioreactors," featured in Bioprocessing Technology, 10(6), 4 (1988).

Sublette, Kerry L., "Biological Removal of Hydrogen Sulfide from Coal Synthesis Gas", American Chemical Society, Division of Fuel Chemistry Preprints, 33(4), 665 (1988).

Sublette, Kerry L., "Modeling of Heat Transfer with Chemical Reaction: Cooking a Potato", Chemical Engineering Education 21,(4), 204 (1987).

Sublette, Kerry L., "Aerobic Oxidation of Hydrogen Sulfide by Thiobacillus denitrificans", Biotechnology & Bioengineering, 29, 690 (1987).

Sublette, Kerry L. and Sylvester, N. D., "Oxidation of Hydrogen Sulfide by Continuous Cultures of Thiobacillus denitrificans", Biotechnology & Bioengineering, 29, 753 (1987).

Sublette, Kerry L. and Sylvester, N. D., "Oxidation of Hydrogen Sulfide by Mixed Cultures of Thiobacillus denitrificans and Heterotrophs", Biotechnology & Bioengineering, 29, 759 (1987).

Sublette, Kerry L. and Sylvester, N. D., "Oxidation of Hydrogen Sulfide by Thiobacillus denitrificans: Desulfurization of Natural Gas", Biotechnology & Bioengineering, 29, 249 (1987).

Sublette, Kerry L. and Johnson, Bruce C., "Tandem Mechanisms Facilitate Dehydration of Crude", Oil & Gas J., 84(20), 62-67 (1986).

Sublette, Kerry L., "Biological Processes for Removal of Hydrogen Sulfide," featured in Bioprocessing Technology, 8(11), 50 (1986).

Prestridge, Floyd L., Johnson, Bruce C. and Sublette, Kerry L., "Electrostatic Coalescence in a Solvent Extraction Process", A.I.M.E. Transactions, 274, 1959 (1984).

Sublette, Kerry L., Snider, Eric H. and Sylvester, Nicholas D., "A Review of the Mechanism of Powdered Activated Carbon Enhancement of Activated Sludge Treatment", Water Res., 16, 1075 (1982).

Sublette, Kerry L. and Wilbur, James, "Juglone: A Comparison of Natural and Synthetic Products", J. Chem. Ed., 54, 156 (1977).

Book Chapters


McInerney, M.J., Voordown, G., Jenneman, G. E., and Sublette, K. L., “Oil Field Microbiology”, in Manual of Environmental Microbiology, (C.J. Hurst, G.R. Knudsen, M.J. McInerney, L.D. Stetzenbach, and M.V. Walter, Editors), ASM, Washington, D.C. (2007)

McInerney, M. J. and Sublette, K. L., "Petroleum Microbiology: Biofouling, Souring, and Improved Oil Recovery", (Chapter 65) in Manual of Environmental Microbiology, C J. Hurst, G. R. Knudsen, M. J. McInerney, L. D. Stezenbach and M. V. Walter (Eds), American Society of Microbiology Press, Washington, D.C. (1996).

Barker, G. W., Raterman, K. T., Fisher, J. B., Corgan, J. M., Trent, G. L., Brown, D. R. and Sublette, K. L., "Assessment of Natural Hydrocarbon Bioremediation at Two Gas Condensate Production Sites", in: R.E. Hinchee, John T. Wilson, and Douglas C. Downey (Eds), Intrinsic Bioremediation, Battelle Press, Columbus, OH (1995).

Sublette, Kerry L. and Manning, F. S., "Desalting of Crude Oil", in Oilfield Processing, Vol. II: Crude Oil by F. S. Manning and R. E. Thompson, PennWell Books, Tulsa, OK (1995).

Sublette, Kerry L., "Electrostatic Treatment of Slop Oil for Water and Solids Removal," in Environmental Issues and Solutions in Petroleum Exploration, Production and Refining, (K. L. Sublette, T. M. Harris, and F. S. Manning, Editors), 135-154, PennWell Books, Tulsa, OK (1994).

Rajganesh, B., Sublette, K. L., Camp, C. and Richardson, M. R., "Microbial Treatment of Refinery Spent Sulfidic Caustics," in Environmental Issues and Solutions in Petroleum Exploration, Production and Refining, (K. L. Sublette, T. M. Harris, and F. S. Manning, Editors), 669-682, PennWell Books, Tulsa, OK (1994).

Sublette, K. L.; McInerney, M. J.; Montgomery, A. D.; and Bhupathiraju, V., "Microbial Oxidation of Sulfides by Thiobacillus denitrificans for Treatment of Sour Gases and Water", in Environmental Geochemistry of Sulfide Oxidation, C. N. Alpers and D. W. Blowes, Ed., ACS Symposium Series #550, 68-78 (1994).

McInerney, M. J., Sublette, K. L., Wofford, N. Q., Bhupathiraju, V. K., and Montgomery, A. D., "Control of Souring by a Sulfide-resistant Strain of Thiobacillus denitrificans", in Environmental Issues and Solutions in Petroleum Exploration, Production and Refining, (K. L. Sublette, T. M. Harris, and F. S. Manning, Editors), 659-668, PennWell Books, Tulsa, OK (1994).

Raterman, K., Sublette, Kerry L., Selvaraj, P. T., "Microbial Treatment of Sour Produced Water," in Environmental Issues and Solutions in Petroleum Exploration, Production and Refining, (K. L. Sublette, T. M. Harris, and F. S. Manning, Editors), 645-658, PennWell Books, Tulsa, OK (1994).

McInerney, M. J., Bhupathilaju, V. K., and Sublette, K. L., “Microbial Control of Hydrogen Sulfide Production”, In: C. Akin and J. Smith (Eds), Oil, Gas, Coal and Environmental Biotechnology V, Institute of Gas Technology, Chicago, IL (1992).

McInerney, M. J.; Sublette, K. L.; and Montgomery, A. D., "Microbial Control of the Production of Sulfides", in Microbial Enhancement of Oil Recovery-Recent Advances, E. C. Donaldson, Ed., Developments in Petroleum Sci., 31, 441 (1991).

Sublette, K. L.; Dasu, B. N.; and Lee, K. H., "A Microbial Contribution to the Problem of Flue Gas Desulfurization," in Fermentation Technologies, Pak-Lam Yu, Ed., Elsevier Applied Science, London (1990).

Sublette, Kerry L.; Dasu, B. N.; Plumb, P.; and Lee, K. H., "Microbial By-Product Recovery From Regenerable Processes for the Removal of Sulfur Dioxide From Flue Gas," in Processing & Utilization of High-Sulfur Coals III, R. Markuszewski and T. D. Wheelock, Eds., Elsevier Science Publishers B.V., Amsterdam (1990).

Books


Sublette, K.L. (Editor), Environmental Issues and Solutions in Petroleum Exploration, Production, and Refining, Proceedings of the 10th International Petroleum Environmental Conference, Houston, TX (Nov. 11-14, 2003), IPEC, Tulsa, OK (2003).

Sublette, K.L., Soil Remediation for Small Independent Producers, IPEC, Tulsa, OK (2003)

Sublette, K.L. (Editor), Environmental Issues and Solutions in Petroleum Exploration, Production, and Refining, Proceedings of the 9th International Petroleum Environmental Conference, Albuquerque, NM (Oct. 22-25, 2002), IPEC, Tulsa, OK (2002).

Sublette, K.L. (Editor), Environmental Issues and Solutions in Petroleum Exploration, Production, and Refining, Proceedings of the 8th International Petroleum Environmental Conference, Houston, TX (Nov. 6-9, 2001), IPEC, Tulsa, OK (2002).

Sublette, K.L. (Editor), Environmental Issues and Solutions in Petroleum Exploration, Production, and Refining, Proceedings of the 7th International Petroleum Environmental Conference, Albuquerque, NM (Nov. 7-10, 2000), IPEC, Tulsa, OK (2001).

Sublette, K.L. (Editor), Environmental Issues and Solutions in Petroleum Exploration, Production, and Refining, Proceedings of the 6th International Petroleum Environmental Conference, Houston, TX (Nov. 16-18 , 1999), IPEC, Tulsa, OK (2000).

Sublette, K.L. (Editor), Environmental Issues and Solutions in Petroleum Exploration, Production and Refining, Proceedings of the 5th International Petroleum Environmental Conference, Albuquerque, NM (Oct. 20-23, 1998), NTIS, Springfield, VA (1999).

Sublette, K.L. (Editor), Environmental Issues and Solutions in Petroleum Exploration, Production and Refining, Proceedings of the 4th International Petroleum Environmental Conference, San Antonio, TX (Sept. 9-12, 1997), NTIS, Springfield, VA (1998).

Sublette, K.L. (Editor), Environmental Issues and Solutions in Petroleum Exploration, Production and Refining, Proceedings of the 3rd International Petroleum Environmental Conference, Albuquerque, NM (Sept. 24-27, 1996), NTIS, Springfield, VA (1997).

Sublette, K.L. (Editor), Environmental Issues and Solutions in Petroleum Exploration, Production and Refining, Proceedings of the 2nd International Petroleum Environmental Conference, New Orleans, LA (Sept. 25-27, 1995), NTIS, Springfield, VA (1996).

Sublette, Kerry L., Harris, Thomas M. and Manning, Francis S. (Editors), Environmental Issues and Solutions in Petroleum Exploration, Production and Refining, PennWell Books, Tulsa, OK (1994).

Sublette, K. L. and Harris, T. M. (Editors), Treatment and Disposal of Petroleum Sludges, Proceedings of the Center for Environmental Research and Technology Symposium on Environmental Protection in the Energy Industry, University of Tulsa (Dec. 1991).

Sublette, Kerry L. (Editor), Proceedings of the Symposium on The Reality & Consequences of a Global Climate Warming, University of Tulsa, Tulsa, OK (1991).

Sublette, Kerry L., Smith, Eddie C. and Jacobson, Ralph A., Experimental Biochemistry, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK (1975).

Others


Sublette, Kerry L. and Spurlin, G. Phil, “Remediation of Brine Spills in Soil”, IPEC Training Video, IPEC (2007)

Sublette, Kerry L., “IPEC Strives to Alleviate Regulatory Compliance Burden on Independent Producers”, American Oil & Gas Reporter, 45 (3) 131-134 (2002)

Sublette, Kerry L. and Spurlin, G. Phil, “Bioremediation of Crude Oil Spills in Soil”, IPEC Training Video, IPEC (2002)

Sublette, Kerry L., “IPEC Guidelines for the Bioremediation of Crude Oil Spills”, IPEC (2002)

Sublette, Kerry L. and Spurlin, G. Phil, “Cost Effective Environmental Strategies”, IPEC Training Video, IPEC (2001)

Sublette, Kerry L., “IPEC Guidelines for the Bioremediation of Crude Oil Spills”, IPEC (2001)

Sublette, Kerry L., "Treating Sour Water Microbially", featured in EnvironTech - Environmental Conservation and Restoration Technology, 3 (3), 7 (1992).

McInerney, M. J., Sublette, K. L. "Microbial Control of the Production of Sulfide by Sulfate-Reducing Bacteria", (extended abstract) Proceedings of the Fourth World Congress of Chemical Engineering, Karlsruhe, FRG (June 1991).

Sublette, K. L., "Microbial Removal of Hydrogen Sulfide from Biogas" (abstract) Proceedings of the Sixth International Symposium on Anaerobic Digestion, Sao Paulo, Brazil (May 1991).

Hasan, Saleem, Cho, Jeung-Guk and Sublette, K. L., "Porphyrin Catalyzed Degradation of Chlorinated Phenols and Nitrosubstituted Toluenes" (extended abstract), Fourth World Congress of Chemical Engineering, Karlsruhe, FRG (June 1991).

Sublette, Kerry L., "White Rot Fungus - Acquiring a Taste for Hazardous Waste," featured in Hazmat World, Dec. 27 (1989).

Sublette, Kerry L., "State Research Talents Address Diverse, Vital Issues," featured in OCAST Focus (Oct. 1989).

Sublette, K. L. and Cusack, J. L., "Removal of Hydrogen Sulfide from gases with Thiobacillus denitrificans", (abstract) Proceedings of the Eighth International Biotechnology Symposium, Paris, France (July 1988).

Conference Proceedings


Roberts, E.P., Breakwell, B., Davis, G., Lowe, M., Ozog, J.J., Raes, E., Busch-Harris, J., Jennings, E., Sublette, K.L., and Tabachow, R., “Stable Isotope-labeled MTBE and Benzene in In Situ Bio-traps Reveal Biodegradation Rates”, Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Remediation of Chlorinated and Recalcitrant Compounds, Monterey, CA (May 2006)

Jenneman, G.E., Webb, R.H., Holle, E., Sublette, K.L., Mehta, C., Peacock, A. D., and Davis, G., “Evaluation of an On-Line Biofilm Detector and Bio-Traps for Monitoring MIC in Produced Oilfield Brine”, Paper # 04758,04-TEG-286X, Symposium NACE International’s Annual Conference, CORROSION/2004 New Orleans (2004)

Mehta, Chintan, Sublette, Kerry L., Peacock, Aaron D., Davis, Greg A., Harrison, Mark C., White, David C., Fogel, Sam, Findley, Margaret, and Frazier, Nancy E., “A Comparison of In Situ Baited Bio-Sep® Bead Traps and Ex Situ Microcosms in the Evaluation of Potential Remediation Amendments in a PCE-contaminated Aquifer”, Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Remediation of Chlorinated and Recalcitrant Compounds, Monterey, CA (May 2004).

Peacock, Aaron D., Sublette, Kerry L., Moralwar, Aditya, Davis, Greg A., Harrison, Mark C., and White, David C., “In Situ Monitoring of Chlorinated Hydrocarbon Remediation Using Baited Bio-Sep® Traps”, Proceedings of the International Conference on Remediation of Contaminated Sediments, Venice, Italy (September/October 2003).

Sublette, Kerry L., Peacock, Aaron D., Davis, Greg A., Harrison, Mark C., Geyer, Roland, and White, David C., “In Situ Monitoring of the Remediation of Chlorinated Hydrocarbons Using ‘Bug Traps’”, Proceedings of the 7th International Symposium on In Situ and On-Site Bioremediation, Orlando, FL (June 2003).

Sublette, K.L., Kolhatkar, R., Pim, K., Kolhatkar, A., Duncan, K.E., Miller, B., Fogg, R., Rider, P., Stepp, A., Carey, M., Todd, T. and Cross, A., “Long-term Impacts of a Crude Oil Spill on a Pristine Soil Ecosystem”, Proceedings of the 25th Arctic and Marine Oilspill Program Technical Seminar, Calgary, Alberta, Volume 2, 979-1011 (2002)

Sublette, K.L., Duncan, K.E., Thoma, G. and Todd, T., “Characterization of the Vadose Zone Above a Shallow Aquifer Contaminated with Gas Condensate Hydrocarbons”, Proceedings of the 25th Arctic and Marine Oilspill Program Technical Seminar, Calgary, Alberta, Volume 2, 1013-1050 (2002)

Harris, T.M. et al. “Transport Processes in the Remediation of Brine Impacted Soils.” Proceedings of the 7th International Petroleum Environmental Conference. CD. 2000. Print.

Harris, T.M. et al. “Remediation of Brine-Impacted Soil with a Subsurface Drainage System: Year 2 of the Barnard No. 1 Project.” Proceedings of the 6th International Petroleum Environmental Conference, Albuquerque, New Mexico. 1999. Print.

Harris, T.M. et al. “Remediation of Brine-Impacted Soil with a Leachate Collection System.” Proceedings of the 6th International Petroleum Environmental Conference, Albuquerque, New Mexico. 1998. Print.

Fisher, J. Berton, Sublette, K. L., Kemp, N., Beckman, D., Trent, G., Raterman, K., Brown, D. and Kolhatkar, R., "Intrinsic Bioremediation at Two Gas Production Sites in the Denver Basin, CO: Two Years of Groundwater and Soil Monitoring", Proceedings of the Rocky Mountain Symposium on Environmental Issues in Oil and Gas Operations, Golden, CO (Oct. 1995).

Sublette, K. L., Hesketh, R. P. and Hasan, S., "Microbial Oxidation of Hydrogen Sulfide in a Pilot-scale Bubble Column", Proceedings of the 7th International Symposium on Anaerobic Digestion, Cape Town, South Africa (Jan. 1994).

Shaughnessy, R. J., Levetin, E. and Sublette, K. L., "Effectiveness of Portable Indoor Air Cleaners in Particulate and Gaseous Contaminant Removal", Proceedings of Indoor Air ’93, vol. 6, Helsinki, Finland (July 1993).

Sublette, Kerry L. and Ongcharit, C., "Microbial Removal of Hydrogen Sulfide from Biogas", Proceedings of the International Symposium on Anaerobic Digestion of Solid Waste, Venice, Italy (April 1992).

Sublette, K. L., "Microbial Removal of Hydrogen Sulfide from Biogas", Proceedings of the International Congress on Biomass for Energy and Industry, Florence, Italy (Oct. 1992).

Sublette, Kerry L., Ongcharit, C. and Shah, Y. T., "An Active Sludge System for Removing Hydrogen Sulfide from Biogas", Proceedings of the International Conference on Environmental Pollution (Vol. I), Lisbon, Portugal (April 1991).

Sublette, Kerry L. and McInerney, Michael J., "Microbial Oxidation of Biotic and Abiotic Hydrogen Sulfide by Thiobacillus denitrificans," Proceedings of The Institute of Gas Technology International Symposium on Gas, Oil, Coal & Environmental Biotechnology, New Orleans, LA (Dec. 1990); Gas, Oil and Coal Environ, Biotechnol., 3, 349-68 (1991).

Sublette, Kerry L., Cho, Jeung-Guk, Schwartz, Surya, Pak, Daewon, and Maule, Andrew, "Microbial and Biomimetic Degradation of Nitrobodies", Proceedings of the International Conference on Environmental Pollution (Vol. I), Lisbon, Portugal (April 1991).

Sublette, K. L. and Li, Cheng-Ming, "Microbial Treatment of Sulfide-Laden Wastewater", Proceedings of the Third IAWPRC Regional Conference on Development and Water Pollution Control (Asian Waterqual ’91), Shanghai, Peoples Republic of China (Nov. 1991).

Ongcharit, Chawan, Shah, Y. T. and Sublette, K. L., "Immobilization of the Chemoautotroph Thiobacillus denitrificans for the Removal of H2S from Biogas," Proc. of APBioChEC ’90 Asia-Pacific Biochemical Engineering Conference, Kyungju, Korea (April 1990).

Sublette, K. L., Dasu, Badri N. and Lee, K. H., "Microbial By-Product Recovery from Regenerable Processes for Flue Gas Desulfurization and NOx Removal," Proc. of APBioChEC ’90 Asia-Pacific Biochemical Engineering Conference, Kyungju, Korea (April 1990).

McInerney, M. J., Sublette, K. L. and Montgomery, A. D., "Microbial Control of the Production of Sulfide", Proceedings of the 1990 International Conference on Microbial Enhancement of Oil Recovery, Norman, OK (May 1990).

Sublette, K. L., Plumb, Patrick, Dasu, Badri and Lee, K. H., "Microbial Reduction of SO2 as a Means of By-Product Recovery from Regenerable Processes for Flue Gas Desulfurization," Proc. 1st International Symposium on the Biological Processing of Coal, Orlando, FL (May 1990).

Sublette, Kerry L., Pak, Daewon, Cho, Paul, Maule, Andrew and Marks, Trevor, "Reductive Degradation of Hazardous Wastes Catalyzed by Organometallic Complexes", Proc. of the 4th Annual Hazardous Waste Research Conference, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS (May 1989).

Sublette, Kerry L., Shah, Y. T., Ongcharit, Chawan, Chang, Cheng-Ming and Cusack, J. L., "Microbial Oxidation of Inorganic Sulfides in a Municipal or Industrial Landfill", Proc. of the 5th International Conference on Solid Wastes, Sludges and Residual Materials: Characterization, Technology, Management, and Public Policy, Rome, Italy (April 1989).

Plumb, Patrick, Lee, Kuoh H., and Sublette, Kerry L., "A Microbial/Claus Process for the Production of Elemental Sulfur from Sulfur Dioxide", Proc. of the 4th Annual Hazardous Waste Research Conference, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS (May 1989).

Lee, Kuoh H. and Sublette, Kerry L., "Microbial Reduction of Nitric Oxide to Elemental Nitrogen", Proc. of the 4th Annual Hazardous Waste Research Conference, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS (May 1989).

Sublette, Kerry and Suciu, Dan, "Microbial Removal of SO2 and NOx from Flue Gas", Proceedings of the Advanced Research & Technology Development Direct Utilization, Instrumentation & Diagnostics Contractors Meeting, Morgantown, WV (Oct. 1989).

Dasu, Badri N. and Sublette, Kerry L., "Microbial Reduction of Sulfur Dioxide", Proc. of the Third Annual Conference on Hazardous Waste Research, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS (May 1988).

Ongcharit, Chawan, Dauben, Paul and Sublette, Kerry L., "Oxidation of Hydrogen Sulfide by Thiobacillus denitrificans Immobilized by Co-Culture with the Floc-Forming Heterotrophs", Proc. of the Third Annual Conference on Hazardous Waste Research, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS (May 1988).

Sublette, Kerry L. "Removal of Hydrogen Sulfide from Gases with Thiobacillus denitrificans", CHEMECA ’88 Proc., Institute of Engineers, Australia, Sydney, Australia (Aug. 1988).

Sublette, Kerry L. and Sylvester, N. D., "Biological Removal of Hydrogen Sulfide from Waste Gases", Proc. of the Second Annual Conference on Hazardous Waste Research, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS (May 1987).

Sublette, Kerry L. and Sylvester, N. D., "Microbial Desulfurization of Gases", Biotechnology & Bioengineering Symposium Series No. 17, 543 (1986).

Sublette, Kerry L., Snider, Eric H. and Sylvester, N. D., "Powdered Activated Carbon Enhancement of the Activated Sludge Process: A Study of the Mechanisms", Proc. of the Water and Wastewater Equipment Manufacturers Association Industrial Pollution Conference, Houston, TX (June 1980).


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