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.

ABT Summer oil spill 1991
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7. ABT Summer (80 million gallons) -- The Liberian supertanker ABT Summer exploded off the coast of Angola on May 28, 1991, killing five crew members. Millions of gallons of oil leaked into the Atlantic Ocean.


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