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Play the BP Offshore Oil Strike Game! Fun For the Whole Family!

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Ah, the good ol’, carefree days.

Up to four would-be tycoons can compete at exploring for oil, building platforms and laying pipelines to their home countries.

But BP Offshore Oil Strike players must also avoid the dreaded ‘hazard cards’, which state: ‘Blow-out! Rig damaged. Oil slick clean-up costs. Pay $1 million.’

Unhappily for BP, that is just one per cent of the amount it has spent each day tackling the very real Deepwater Horizon leak, which has seen millions of barrels of oil gush into the Gulf of Mexico and hit the southern US coast.

  • Dan Sullivan

    Too bad the game designers understood oil production and risk assessment better than the contemporary “real” players!