The OCS file contains data on all spills of one barrel or more, blowouts, fires, explosions, fatalities, etc., related to the extraction and transportation of oil at sea. Elements include the date, location, type of operation, probable causes, and a brief description of the event. It contains over 1,300 events and has a variable update frequency.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • There is a hardcopy accident report, "Accidents Connected with Federal Oil and Gas Operation on the Outer Continental Shelf", issued by the OCS Events file.
  • Corporate Authors:

    U.S. Geological Survey

    F Street Between 18th and 19th Street, NW
    Washington, DC    20244
  • Publication Date: 0

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00187019
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Department of the Interior
  • Report/Paper Numbers: Data base
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Nov 14 1978 12:00AM