oil spills in ocean in the last 30 years?

how many?



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    There have been more than you might imagine. Wikipedia has compiled a list of recorded oil spills in rivers, oceans and lakes in the last 100 years. To answer the question to fit your criteria, in the last 30 years, there have been anywhere from 75-85 major oceanic spills. Some of the more notable ones include: Deepwater Horizon, Gulf of Mexico, 627,000 max tons (2010); Fergana Valley, Uzbekistan, 285,000 max tons (1992); ABT Summer, Angola, 260,000 max tons (1991); Gulf War Oil Spill, Iraq, 820,000 max tons (1991); Ixtoc I Oil Spill, Mexico, max 480,000 tons (1980)

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