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.

BP oil spill, Deepwater Horizon fire
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2. Deepwater Horizon (206 million gallons) -- An explosion on the Deepwater offshore rig killed 11 BP workers and spilled hundreds of millions of gallons of oil into the Gulf of Mexico over several months in 2010.


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