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Ixtoc I

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1979's Ixtoc oil well blowout in Gulf of Mexico has startling parallels to
One Gulf Oil Spill Went For Nearly A Year
(Blogger's note: This post was changed from from an earlier version to correct a factual error in the size and rank of the Exxon Valdez oil spill. Also, the IXTOC 1 accident occurred June 3, 1979, not 1980.
In 1979, Less Complicated Oil Leak Took 10 Months To Stop

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