Oil on Troubled Waters

Walsh, Don
September 2006
U.S. Naval Institute Proceedings;Sep2006, Vol. 132 Issue 9, p86
Conference Proceeding
The article presents information on oil pollution in the sea. Every year nearly 380-million gallons of petroleum are spilled into sea. The causes are both natural and man made. However, marine operations are a minor contributor to oil pollution. Demand for energy has accelerated resulting in the increase of global tanker traffic in the high seas. Yet the number of oil spills has reduced significantly.


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