Petroleum is not evenly given out 15 countries do 75 percent of the worlds oil supplys and 93 percents of reserves.Oil spills can be anytype of oil in any type of situation (underwater,underland and more).The Oil Pollution Act is an environmental regulation that was made in 1990 to prevent oil spills. InDirect contact with skin can irritate the skin and absorb into our bodyInhale the oil and chemicals used to fight against itDrinking the water and or eating plants/animals contaminatedOil spills are 12 percent of the oil in the oceanOil cannot dissolve hence making a thick sludgeSuffocated fish and stop birds from flying and sunlight for plants underwaterOil stops the insolubility of animals that have furOIl can expose harsh animals because it strips them of natural elements that keep them warmOil can be poisonous to all things that consume it Oil stops the insolubility of animals that have furOIl can expose harsh animals because it strips them of natural elements that keep them warmOil can be poisonness to all things that consume it When cleaning themselves animals may consume oil which is poisonousWhen being in environments with oil many fish can see smaller growth bigger livers and changes in heart and breathing rates.Oil spills have been a problem sinces the 1960sCosts of oil spills Oil spill, leakage of petroleum onto the surface of a large body of water. Oceanic oil spills became a major environmental problem in the 1960s, chiefly as a result of intensified petroleum exploration and production on continental shelves and the use of supertankers capable of transporting more than 500,000 metric tons of oil. Spectacular oil spills from wrecked or damaged supertankers are now rare because of stringent shipping and environmental regulations. -he costs of oil spills are considerable in both economic and ecological terms. Oil on ocean surfaces is harmful to many forms of aquatic life because it prevents sufficient amounts of sunlight from penetrating the surface, and it also reduces the level of dissolved oxygen.The long term affects of oil spills have yet not been identitfied but animal populations do take time to rebuild -The immediate environmental effects of oil spills have been readily identified, but their long-term impact on the ecological system of an affected area is more difficult to assess. The cost of paying compensation to individuals and communities damaged by oil spills has been a major incentive to reduce the chances of such events taking place in the future.-Moreover, ingested oil can be toxic to affected animals, and damage to their habitat and reproductive rate may slow the long-term recovery of animal populations from the short-term damage caused by the spill itself. When an problematic oil spill occurs all fishing is shut down and suspending in the fear of catching contaminated fish and or seafood for the safety of fishing equipment ffer from oil spills.Louisiana took a big hit from the infamous BP oil spill. The highest costs affected the catch of shrimp, oysters, crabs and menhaden.The BP oil disaster had cost the commercial fishing industry plenty, total cost totalling to $94.7 million to 1.6 billion in under the first 8 months of the incident and up to 9,315 jobs were lost due to the fact that there’s no where to fish that has not been affected by oil.Conventional steam – Oil is burned to boil water for steam and then making energy.Combustion turbine – Oil is burned under pressure to produce hot exhaust gases which spin a turbine to generate electricity.