An oil pipeline near Santa Barbara, Calif., leaks more than 100,000 gallons of oil with tens of thousands ending up in the ocean.
Cold, rough seas can make drilling difficult and cleanup of a possible skill even more challenging.
When oil is spilled into the ocean, it has some devastating effects on the ecosystem. How do we clean it up?
Threats to wildlife and coral populations are just some of the effects we're still seeing from the explosion.
Up to 10 million gallons of crude oil from the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill has settled at the bottom of the Gulf of Mexico.
More than 50,000 gallons of oil spilled into Montana's Yellowstone River after a pipeline burst.
A significant chunk of the missing oil from 2010's Deepwater Horizon oil spill has been discovered sitting on the seafloor at the bottom of the Gulf of Mexico.
Four years after a BP oil rig exploded and flooded the Gulf of Mexico with an estimated 170 million gallons of oil, scientists have discovered further evidence of coral communities affected by this environmental disaster.
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