Tanker oil spills and marine transportation safety have again shot to the forefront of petroleum industry environmental concerns. Industry and U.S. Coast Guard personnel last week remained mobilized for a potential major oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico 57 miles off Galveston, Tex., should the fire-ravaged, crippled Mega Borg tanker sink with its cargo of almost 1 million bbl of Angolan crude oil. The Norwegian tanker on June 8 was hit by an explosion and fire that claimed the lives of two crewmen, left two others missing and presumed dead, and injured 17 others. The Coast Guard said the possibility of spilled oil reachin...

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