A large blowout database has been developed. It has been analysed for various trends and quantitative data relating to blowouts and pollution. Pollution from blowouts is a rare occurrence and has a low probability. However, when an event occurs, it may involve large spill volumes.

Blowout trends have been analysed for some well control purposes. Techniques to mitigate pollution damage from an offshore blowout are presented.

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