The Enduring Mystery Of The Missing Oil Spilt In The Gulf of Mexico
(Click to enlarge) Day 30 of Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, 2010. (Credit: Green Fire Productions/Flickr)
Workers uncovered a tar mat weighing some 18,000 kilograms just offshore of a natural barrier island in Louisiana in the summer of 2013.
(From Scientific American / By David Biello)– Although the tar mat turned out to bear more sand than oil, it represented another small fraction of the hydrocarbons that went missing after BP’s blowout in the Gulf of Mexico in 2010. Read the full story »