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History's 10 worst oil disasters

Published On: Apr 12 2012 09:17:07 AM PDT   Updated On: Jun 26 2013 08:55:46 AM PDT

Take a look back at history's worst oil disasters.

Nowruz oil field spill 1983
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6. Nowruz Oil Field (80 million gallons) -- On February 10, 1983, at the height of the Iran-Iraq War, an oil tanker collided with the Nowruz platform in the Persian Gulf. The slick caught fire when Iraqi planes attacked.

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