This website lists information on oil-samples collected along the Gulf of Mexico from the Deepwater Horizon oil spill or other sources, too.
Samples were collected in all of the Gulf states except Texas. If you are interested in obtaining a piece of a sample please select the "Request" button from the list on the View All Samples page.
Senior Scientist, Marine Chemistry & Geochemistry
Director,Coastal Ocean Institute
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
266 Woods Hole Rd.
Fye 107B (MS# 04)
Woods Hole, MA 02543-1050
This research was made possible by a grant from the Gulf of Mexico Research Initiative.
Oil in the Ocean: WHOI's Global Expertise