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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 Apple II The second level
Oil's Well PC Booter Title Screen
Oil's Well MSX Title screen
Oil's Well Atari 8-bit Title screen

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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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User Reviews

Similar to Anteater, but with an oil theme Commodore 64 Katakis | カタキス (41417)

Critic Reviews

Electronic Fun with Computers & Games Atari 8-bit Mar, 1984 4 out of 4 100
All Game Guide ColecoVision 1998 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
TeleMatch Atari 8-bit Jul, 1984 2 out of 6 80
Computer Gaming World (CGW) Atari 8-bit Apr, 1984 Unscored Unscored Apple II Apr, 1984 Unscored Unscored
Computer Gaming World (CGW) ColecoVision Apr, 1984 Unscored Unscored


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