History's 10 worst oil disasters

POSTED: 10:17 AM Apr 12 2012   UPDATED: 10:32 AM Apr 20 2015

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.

Oil platform in Gulf of Mexico catches fire
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Take a look back at history's worst oil disasters, as compiled by CNBC.



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