Thursday, July 1, 2010
Today may be the day the World records for largest oil skimmer and largest oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico may be broken. According to the St Pete Times, the amount of oil dumped in the Gulf may exceed the volume released in the 1979 Mexican oil spill that we previously covered here. The Associated Press reports that the world's largest oil skimmer may enter the fray soon. The king of all oil disasters occurred in the Middle East when oil was intentionally dumped during a war. Video below.