History's 10 worst oil disasters

POSTED: 10:17 AM MDT Apr 12, 2012    UPDATED: 09:55 AM MDT Jun 26, 2013 

Take a look back at history's worst oil disasters.

Nowruz oil field spill 1983
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6. Nowruz Oil Field (80 million gallons) -- On February 10, 1983, at the height of the Iran-Iraq War, an oil tanker collided with the Nowruz platform in the Persian Gulf. The slick caught fire when Iraqi planes attacked.

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