This study examines concentration of pollutants that can contaminate soil, surface water and groundwater in the Bongor Basin. The analysis of thirty soil samples from six oil sites: Koudalwa, Ronier, Ndoubadana, Narenang, Croisement Baobab and Croisement Ridina was carried out using standard laboratory testing methods of chemical elements and pollutants. Results reveal that Nickel has a maximum concentration above the acceptable threshold of INERIS standard of France (2-60 mg/kg). Copper present concentrations above the Cameroonian standard of SONARA site (10 - 30 mg/kg), Cadmium has a content above the INERIS standard of France (0.2-0.7 mg/Kg) and Cameroonian standard of SONARA site (1 - 2 mg/kg). Phenol was present in all samples with very high concentration values compared to Canadian class A and B standards (0.1-1 mg/kg) and Cameroonian standard of SONARA site (0.2-1 mg/kg).
Keywords: Oil installations, pollutants, groundwater resources, basin, Bongor.
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