Report on the IXTOC I Oil Spill
IXTOC, Oil Spill, Gulf of Mexico
TEXAS HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES COMMITTEE ON ENVIRONMENTAL AFFAIRS REPORT ON THE IXTOC I OIL SPILL BENNIE BOCK II CHAIRMAN MARCH 10, 1980
On March 24, 1980, the nine month long struggle to cap the IXTOC I oil well came to an end. Mexican officials announced that the well was successfully capped. It is estimated that more than 130 million barrels of oil spilled into the Gulf of Mexico since June 13, 1979 making this spill the largest ever recorded.
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Citation / Publisher Attribution
Report on the IXTOC I Oil Spill, Texas House of Representatives: Committee on Environmental Affairs, 183 p.
Scholar Commons Citation
Committee on Environmental Affairs, "Report on the IXTOC I Oil Spill" (1980). C-IMAGE Publications. 140.