Details of how the accident occurred.
The different links in the command chain.
Stopping the leak
Means and techniques deployed to plug the leaking well.
Pollutant behaviour and slick drift.
Response at sea
Monitoring recovery operations at sea.
Response on land
Means deployed to clean up oil from the shoreline.
Dispersion, burning and protecting sensitive areas.
Fishing bans, biological and health impacts, NRDA procedure.
Definition, natural deposits, risks related to extraction.
Aerial and satellite observation. Slick drift prediction. Research programmes implemented.
Major offshore incidents
Map of major oil spills involving offshore structures.
Actions of the European Union and France.
Liability and compensation.
Chronology of the main events.