Images of the Week: Oil

The theme this week is oil and I’m not talking about cooking oil, but crude.  Here’s several images from our holdings that might be of interest.

Local Identifier: 330-CFD-DN-ST-90-04678 “Exxon tugboats escort the commercial tanker Exxon Valdez. A massive oil spill occurred when the vessel ran aground while transiting the waters of Prince William Sound in Alaska on march 24, 1989, photo taken on 02/15/1990”

Local Identifier: 330-CFD-DN-SC-89-07300 “U.S. Navy Mechanized Landing Craft (LCMs) are anchored along the shoreline as Navy and civilian personnel position hoses during oil clean-up efforts on Smith island. The massive oil spill occurred when the commercial tanker Exxon Valdez ran aground while transiting the waters of Prince William Sound on March 24th, 05/11/1989”
Local Identifier: 330-CFD-DN-ST-91-05845.jpg “The members of a U.S. Marine Corps tank crew are silhouetted against the flames of an oil well set ablaze by Iraqi forces retreating from Kuwait as a result of Operation Desert Storm, 02/27/1991”
Local Identifier: 412-APD-674-911143217_100615-g-6549l-0264.jpg “ BP Oil Spill – Ships and drilling rigs surround the Discoverer Enterprise as it continues to recover oil from the Deepwater Horizon drill site June 15, 2010.”  U.S. Coast Guard photo by Chief Petty Officer Bob Laura.

Local Identifier: 412-APD-820-P1010006.jpg “BP Oil Spill – Photograph of the containment dome that was used in an attempt to stem the flow of oil” – Courtesy of the Department of the Interior