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Offshore oil exploration

The search for potential subsurface reservoirs of gas or oil under the ocean floor.

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Offshore oil exploration

Piper Alpha Oil Rig

Oil & gas; Offshore oil exploration

The world's worst off-shore oil disaster. At one time, it was the world's single largest oil producer, spewing out 317,000 barrels of oil per day. On July 6, 1988, as part of routine ...

Prestige Oil Spill

Oil & gas; Offshore oil exploration

On November 13, 2002, the Prestige oil tanker was carrying 77,000 tons of heavy fuel oil when one of its twelve tanks burst during a storm off Galicia, Spain. Fearing that the ship would sink, the ...

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