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05/21/2010 08:30 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Oil Accidents Waiting To Happen (PHOTOS)

While many are calling the Gulf oil spill an "unprecedented disaster,' the causes of the disaster are not unique, as oil developments around the world are notorious for cutting corners and cutting costs, while sacrificing safety and environmental protection. Based on past incidents and careless behavior by the companies involved, we've compiled some sites, from oil rigs to oil sands, that could be accidents waiting to happen. Which do you think is the most precarious situation?

Oil Accidents Waiting To Happen