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Extend your oil-mining robotic arm deep below the earth's crust to mine oil and line your pockets. But watch out for the monstrous bugs that lie in wait for you -- one touch of them to the robotic arm and you lose a life!


Oil's Well Atari 8-bit Gameplay on the first level
Oil's Well Atari 8-bit Title screen
Oil's Well Atari 8-bit Don't let the critters attack your pipe!
Oil's Well Atari 8-bit Title and game options

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Oil's Well Magazine Advertisement

Alternate Titles

  • "Oils Well" -- Atari 8-bit/C64 in-game title
  • "Oil's Wall" -- Misspelled MSX in-game credits title

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Critic Reviews

Electronic Fun with Computers & Games Mar, 1984 4 out of 4 100
TeleMatch Jul, 1984 2 out of 6 80
Computer Gaming World (CGW) Apr, 1984 Unscored Unscored


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Servo (57415) added Oil's Well (Atari 8-bit) on Feb 24, 2006
Other platforms contributed by Trypticon (11039), POMAH (55996), Trixter (9119) and Servo (57415)