Oil-loving microbes could gobble up slicks and spills

Oil-loving microbes could gobble up slicks and spills …. The lingering oil slick from DeepWater Horizon was imaged off the Mississippi Delta on May 24, 2010. … In 2010, the Deepwater Horizon oil spill released around 5 million barrels into the Gulf of Mexico, becoming the largest oil spill in US history.