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What's the balanced chemical equation of cleaning up oil, whether it be a spill, pipe etc.

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    Chemical means of fighting oil spills are generally detergents which break up big blobs of oil into small liquid drops that are dispersed and eventually broken down by bacteria. This involves a whole sequence of physical and chemical changes. You can't write a simple chemical equation for all that.

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