History's 10 worst oil disasters

POSTED: 09:17 AM PDT Apr 12, 2012    UPDATED: 07:40 AM PDT Jul 02, 2015 

BP has reached a historic agreement with five Gulf States to settle the claims made against the company from a massive oil spill in 2010. Take a look back at history's worst oil disasters.

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5. Fergana Valley (88 million gallons) -- In March 1992, oil spilled from a well in Fergana Valley, a densely populated industrial and agricultural zone in Uzbekistan. The incident remains the largest inland oil spill in history.

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