BP oil spill: Disaster by numbers

Independent: 11 platform workers were killed when the Deepwater Horizon drilling rig exploded on 20 April. Their bodies have never been found, despite a three-day Coast Guard search operation. Seventeen others were injured. 36 The number of hours for which Deepwater Horizon burned before it sank on the morning of 22 April 2010. 4.9 million The total barrels of crude oil released before the leak was capped on 15 July. This makes Deepwater Horizon the biggest oil spill to have occurred in ......

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