Oil from BP spill probably sprayed out in tiny drops

Dispersants at the Deepwater Horizon wellhead may have had little effect

Oil slick in the Gulf of Mexico

NO USE  Responders to the 2010 Deepwater Horizon spill hoped to prevent oil slicks by using dispersants to break up the oil into tiny droplets. A new study suggests using them at the wellhead didn’t accomplish much.

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