Oil Spills

Learn more about the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill, the chemistry of oil spills, and try related activities.

2010 Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill

Oil Spill History and General Information

The site was last updated in 2008, so information on largest spill in U.S. is dated, but students could recalculate values.

Managing Spilled Oil

Oil Activities