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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 PC Booter Avoiding enemies is tricky when retrieving oil at the bottom of the screen (CGA Composite mode)
Oil's Well PC Booter Beginning of Level 1
Oil's Well PC Booter Title screen (Tandy/PCjr)
Oil's Well PC Booter Gameplay on the first level (CGA Composite mode)

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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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Trixter (9114) added Oil's Well (PC Booter) on May 11, 2000
Other platforms contributed by Trypticon (11040), POMAH (61239) and Servo (57413)