You don't have to worry about boiling liquids spilling
or overflowing on your stovetop again.
In tanker disasters, the Amoco Cadiz ran aground off the coast of France in 1978, spilling
About 40,000 barrels of oil per day is spilling
into the ocean and the containment operations are still going on aggressively.
WHEN AN AGING PIPELINE DEVELOPED a leak in January 2000, spilling
345,000 gallons of crude oil into Rio's picturesque Guanabara Bay, engineers from the state-owned oil company downplayed the accident and waited six hours before informing the company's president, Henri Philippe Reichstul.
In March 1989, the tanker Exxon Valdez ran aground in Prince William Sound, spilling
11 million gallons of crude oil.
What do you do when you can see the effects of crude oil spilling
from buried wells but haven't a clue as to their locations?
The 5,000 barrels per day of oil spilling
out from the well has caused serious environmental and economic damage in the Gulf of Mexico.
Oesting provided the following background: The Exxon Valdez ran aground on Good Friday, March 23, 1989, spilling
11 million gallons of oil, the largest oil spill in American history.
Over a 10-day period, beginning January 28, 1969, a Unocal well on Platform Alpha ruptured, spilling
over three million gallons of crude oil that spread across thirty-five miles of coastline, from Pismo and Santa Barbara to Ventura, Oxnard and beyond.
When asked about how often people spill or get spilled on, 91 percent indicated that spilling
on their clothes happened either never or once a month.
Those factors include violence, intentional spilling
of oil, and trickery to hide or facilitate the spill.
The medications will utilize the Company's unique spill-resistant delivery system, which pours like a liquid but resists spilling
8 million gallons of #2 fuel oil, struck the south side of the Million Dollar Bridge spanning Portland Harbor between Portland and South Portland, Maine, spilling
179,634 gallons of oil.