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A couple of months ago, the world celebrated the fourth anniversary of the latest environmental disaster caused by an accidental oil spill. The Macondo Blowout, also called the BP Oil Spill, or Deepwater Horizon Incident, is the new jargon in the vocabulary of those who care about things like this. The last time the entire …

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While everyone is aware of the Exxon Valdez and BP Deepwater Horizon disasters, there are numerous smaller oil spills that occur on a regular basis. Leakages in cargo ships and malfunction of equipment at facilities and refineries are disasters that can happen even though every precautionary measure may be taken to prevent such accidents. Using …

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Ships, oil tankers, barges, oil and gas installations, pipelines, and commercial dumping account for the most number of oil spills. According to a Bloomberg report, oil enough to fill 692 Olympic-size swimming pools has been emptied into U.S. waters alone. The Deepwater Horizon incident resulted in crude spill almost 20 times as much as the …

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It is no secret that oil spills can be devastating when it comes to marine life. Saving the environment from the effects of an oil spill involves plenty of labor and equipment. For years, the oil containment industry has used a variety of equipment that includes conventional, fast deployment as well as inflatable oil containment …

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This manual produced by Exxon Mobil is title “Response Guidance for First Responders to Maritime Petrochemical Spills” and provides valuable information for oil spill responders.

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