History's 10 worst oil disasters

Published On: Apr 12 2012 09:17:07 AM PDT   Updated On: Apr 20 2015 09:32:36 AM PDT

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.

Castillo de Bellver oil spill 1983
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8. Castillo de Bellver (79 million gallons) -- On August 6, 1983, a fire broke out aboard the Spanish tanker Castillo de Bellver, causing a massive explosion and oil spill off the coast of South Africa.

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