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Oil pollution can cause soil contamination when petroleum products reach the soil through incidents of spills, leakages, or transportation. It adversely affects the natural soil environment, disturbs the health of plants and inhibits plant growth. The degree of saturated hydrocarbons, volatile components and aromatic compounds in oil makes it difficult to be degraded naturally in soil.