Oil and drilling board games

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Oil and drilling board games

We were joking about an Oil-themed monopoly game at work and one of the guys did a little searching...you couldn't make this stuff up.

Collectible Fortune or Failure Oil Drilling Board Game
Drill for oil...Black Gold...Texas Tea! Start out a millionaire! Will you become rich beyond your wildest dreams or lose it all? Discover what it's like to be in the oil business trying to become the wealthiest player by purchasing Oil leases, drilling for oil,completing oil wells, collecting monthly Oil checks, selling leases to be the next Oil Baron...sounds like some other famous football team owner from Texas!

Oil War game boxed (SPI) used Board Game
The Collector's edition of the game Oil War. Oil War simulates a potential american intervention in the Persian Gulf

BP board game foreshadows Gulf disaster
LONDON -- An obscure BP-themed board game in which players aim to avoid rig disasters has become an unexpected hit at a British toy museum.
BP Offshore Oil Strike was released in the early 1970s and allows up to four players to explore for oil, build platforms and construct pipelines. The first player to earn $120,000,000 wins. Its "hazard cards" include "Blow-out! Rig damaged. Oil slick clean-up costs. Pay $1million."

 

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Re: Oil and drilling board games

Here's one we played at my Grandma's when I was a kid. King Oil from 1974.

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