History's 10 worst oil disasters

POSTED: 12:17 PM Apr 12 2012   UPDATED: 10:40 AM 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.

Castillo de Bellver oil spill 1983
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8. Castillo de Bellver (79 million gallons) -- On August 6, 1983, a fire broke out aboard the Spanish tanker Castillo de Bellver, causing a massive explosion and oil spill off the coast of South Africa.

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