When an oil well discovers a pocket of oil, a blowout can sometimes occur. A blowout is an uncontrolled release of oil or gas. I hope you all enjoy today's video on the top five oil well blowouts! Several segments are licensed under Creative Commons (CC) Gulf Hugen Rig One (CC), Katrina Jacobson (CC) The Top Fives channel brings you informational and entertaining top five videos from around the world. Join us and subscribe for more. Follow us on Facebook! https://facebook.com/topfivesyoutube Note: The videos featured on the Top Fives channel are for educational and informational purposes. If you have a good idea for a video, leave us a comment! We try to read each and every comment made.