History's 10 worst oil disasters

POSTED: 12:17 PM Apr 12 2012   UPDATED: 12:32 PM Apr 20 2015

On the five-year anniversary of the BP Deepwater Horizon explosion in the Gulf of Mexico, 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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