Oil Spills in the United States

892,018,934 gallons and counting . . .

SPILL   YEAR GALLONS
Texaco Oklahoma   1971 11,277,000
Hawaiian Patriot   1977 34,010,000
Trans-Alaska Pipeline   2001 333,656
Trans-Alaska Pipeline   1978 773,996
Prudhoe Bay oil spill   2006 246,662
Trans-Alaska Pipeline   2010 429,600
Magnolia refinery   2013 272,080
Mayflower   2013 340,100
Avila Beach pipeline   1950 465,400
Barataria Bay oil spill   2010 16,110
Yellowstone River   2011 50,120
American Trader   1990 351,198
Bouchard No. 120   2003 114,560
Alvenus   1984 3,279,280
Refugio oil spill   2015 118,140
SS Mobil Oil   1984 232,700
MV New Carissa   1999 82,340
Genevieve   1968 unknown
Bass Enterprises Oil Spill (Hurricane Katrina)   2005 4,296,000
Presidente Rivera   1989 355,494
Grand Eagle   1985 501,200
Corinthos   1975 12,888,000
Athos 1   2004 307,880
Chevron (Hurricane Katrina)   2005 1,145,600
Ashland oil spill   1988 3,580,000
Burmah Agate   1979 3,021,520
Guadalupe Oil Field   1950 10,382,000
Deepwater Horizon   2010 224,466,000
Mega Borg   1990 5,907,358
Shell Gulf of Mexico oil spill, Brutus offshore platform   2016 113,128
Illinois train derailment   2015 unknown
Lake Michigan oil spill   2014 1,790
Kalamazoo River oil spill   2010 1,163,500
Lakeview Gusher   1910 440,340,000
Citgo refinery   2006 2,327,000
MP-80 Delta 20" pipeline (Hurricane Ivan)   2004 344,754
MP-69 Nakika 18" & MP-151 Nakika 18" pipeline (Hurricane Ivan)   2004 221,244
Chevron-Texaco tank collapse (Hurricane Ivan)   2004 151,434
Platform Charlie   1970 unknown
Mid-Valley Pipeline   2014 195,468
Murphy Oil USA refinery spill (Hurricane Katrina)   2005 1,220,780
2015 Yellowstone River oil spill   2015 57,280
Shell Pipeline Oil (Hurricane Katrina)   2005 15,752
Argo Merchant   1976 10,024,000
Arthur Kill storage tank spill (Hurricane Sandy)   2012 404,540
Arthur Kill pipeline   1990 658,720
2008 New Orleans oil spill   2008 3,150,400
Navy tanker Towle   1971 44,034
Greenpoint, Brooklyn   1940 34,869,200
North Dakota train collision   2013 465,400
North Dakota pipeline spill   2014 39,380
North Dakota pipeline spill   2013 1,005,980
African Queen   1958 7,518,000
Cushing storage terminal   2013 121,720
R.C. Stoner   1905 7,160,000
Shell (Hurricane Katrina)   2005 1,217,200
Bass Enterprises (Hurricane Katrina)   2005 537,000
Port Arthur oil spill   2010 537,000
Chevron (Hurricane Katrina)   2005 60,860
Julie N.   1996 209,788
Exxon Valdez   1989 37,232,000
Ocean Eagle   1905 4,296,000
North Cape   1996 895,000
NEPCO 140   1976 358,000
Red Butte Creek oil spill   2010 38,306
Arizona Standard / Oregon Standard collision   1971 966,600
SS Frank H. Buck / SS President Coolidge collision   1937 317,5460
COSCO Busan oil spill   2007 67,304
Santa Barbara   1969 501,2000
Mississippi River oil spill (1962–1963)   1962 5,370,000
2016 Colonial Pipeline Leak   2016 390,936
MV Miss Susan/MV Summer Wind   2014 195,468
MV Selendang Ayu   2004 558,480
Venice Energy Services Company (Hurricane Katrina)   2005 28,998
Sundown Energy (Hurricane Katrina)   2005 15,036
       
      TOTAL:
892,018,934

 

 

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