Tao Nguyen, owner of China Sea restaurant in the coastal town of Buras, Louisiana, poses for a portrait. The BP spill has forced the Vietnamese immigrant to raise prices on his seafood plates. Sincce the spill, Nguyen has lost some of his kitchen help to cleanup efforts. He has also seen a decline in his regular clients because BP provides three meals each day to local cleanup workers. ..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.