Clean and Green Technology

B N M Institute of Technology

Development of a robot to collect oil from ocean surface


The main objective of the project is to collect and recover the crude oil from the ocean surface. The device is provided with suction head to suck the oil and this oil is pumped into the separator tank which is divided into two parts. One part consists oil absorbing material to recover oil and second part is the settling tank the water is allowed to follow out of e-separator tank. The prototype is propelled using a DC motor and controlled by radio controller.

Project Team

Aditya Rai, Akash B M, Dharmendar L, Yuga Chandrashekhar
Mechanical Engineering


Dr. D Shivalingappa
B N M Institute of Technology
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