Black Gold has been struck as economic simulation Oil Enterprise releases today

Welcome to the multi-billion dollar world of black gold as leading German publisher astragon Entertainment are pleased to announce that Oil Enterprise, an economic simulation game, has released today on PC on with a recommended retail price of €19.99 and £14.99.

Oil Enterprise will take would be J.R. Ewing’s on a steep career curve from ambitious small-scale entrepreneur, test drilling on small oil fields with minimal resources, to a global oil magnate, developing a total of 90 oil fields in 15 extraction areas across the globe.

After a successful test drilling leading to the discovery of oil, players will need to construct pumps, refineries, warehouses and logistics buildings along with maintenance and security facilities. The various operating areas will also need to be carefully co-coordinated and upgraded to ensure production runs smoothly and at maximum efficiency.

Players will also need to deal with the economic side of their company, from the dynamic day-to-day business of the free market, to arranging long-term supply contracts that will guarantee the survival and growth of their virtual empire. Failure to do so, however, will lead to a loss of reputation and potentially lucrative contracts.

Featuring a Single Player Campaign containing 20 varied missions, the challenging Free Game Mode or the Multiplayer Mode for up to five players, Oil Enterprise is a game where players must consider their decisions wisely and act strategically in their quest to lead their business to the top of the ladder in the global oil market.


About This Game
In Oil Enterprise, you enter the multi-million dollar business of black gold as a shrewd businessman. Accept the challenge and grow from a small-scale en trepreneur, investing in your first oilfield, to a global oil magnate.

Acquire oil production rights in up to 15 regions around the world and use the potential of your oil reserves as efficiently as possible on the dynamic global market. Fulfill lucrative long-term contracts to improve your reputation and make your cash registers ring. But watch out! Make a wrong investment or fail to meet con-tractual obligations and your company could be in danger of going bankrupt.
◾Invest in new oilfields, pumps, refineries, storage facilities, maintenance buildings, logistics and much more

◾Constantly expand your headquarters

◾There’s no such thing as a free lunch! Stay in the black or take out a loan if needed! Always keep an eye on your numbers

◾Various events, such as earthquakes, exchange rate fluctuations and ac-cidents, provide new challenges

◾15 global regions, 90 oilfields and 20 building types

◾Two mentors will let you in on the secrets of the oil industry

◾Improve your reputation to gain access to even more lucrative long-term contracts

◾Dynamic global market

◾20 different scenarios, free play and multiplayer mode for up to six players