Ixtoc spill offers Gulf Coast hope - John Snell, WVUE
1979 Ixtoc Spill Much Like Current One, Says Texas A&M Prof.
KHOU-TV Houston FRED RHODES Ixtoc Oil Spill Padre Island Texas 1979
Ixtoc I was an exploratory oil well being drilled by the semi-submersible drilling rig Sedco 135 in the Bay of Campeche of the Gulf of Mexico, about 100 km northwest of Ciudad del Carmen, Campeche in waters 50 m deep. The well suffered a blowout resulting in one of the largest oil spills in history.