Oiligarchy World War II is over and the future looks bright for the West. Your new office is on the top floor of one of the biggest Oil companies in the World. Your task as CEO is to turn that black sticky stuff into gold by any means necessary. If it's your first game please follow this quick tutorial. Mother Nature hid her dark treasure in Earth's bowels. Use the exploration vehicles to find the reservoirs over land or sea. Found a deposit? Deploy a small well, a normal well, or a platform, making sure that the drill line hits the oilfield and starts the extraction. Remember that when the reserve of an oilfield is half depleted, the rate of extraction will decline gradually and you will probably have to supplant this loss of productivity. Once you have completed your operations you have to press this button to go forward in time. Your yearly profit will be accounted and new events may happen. Always keep an eye on these bars. You have to make sure that your extraction rate meets or exceeds the demand. If you fail your company's shareholders may decide to fire you. Making money with oil is easy but managing the budget is not. Expand your business wisely and save money for funding parties at the elections. Your profits depends on the barrels sold actual extraction and the price of crude. The oil demand will grow over time according to the growth of the economy Gross Domestic Product growth and the oil addiction. The latter represents the level of dependence on oil of the entire economy. A healthy consumerist society will require more oil than is available in its national reserves. When you drill in foreign countries you will have to manage resistance that may arise from local communities and use political means to overcome 'problematic' scenarios like Alaska and Iraq. You will be constantly updated about events that may affect your business. Events can be important news or approved acts that can either facilitate or Oil, oil, oil! Or as J. R. Ewing used to say: Oi oi oil! . Search for the black gold, pump it outta the ground and get stinky rich in this special kind of game. Place oil platforms and earn money. Keep your extracted oil above the demand. Many gameplay aspects.