Charles Robin III, a fisherman from Ycloskey, Lousiana, poses for a portrait. Although Robin is contracted to participate in the BP oil spill cleanup effort, he predicts long-term impacts on the fishing industry. ..Photographs of people impacted by the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill. The spill is estimated to be gushing 35,000 to 60,000 barells of oil into the ocean per day. Difficulties installing monitoring devices at the source have made this number difficult to clearly ascertain. The spill is among the world's worst.