Your late Aunt Thibodeaux wasn't as daft as she sometimes seemed...she saved her pennies and invested wisely. She also purchased the mineral rights to an eight mile square of land, and there's a good chance that Louisiana swamp land has oil on it! Her will leaves you $2,000,000 and mineral rights to that land. There's only one catch! You only get your inheritance if you use the money to drill for gas or oil on that land.

So here's your chance to strike it rich! Your objective is to find oil before the money runs out, and the fact is, finding oil can be an expensive proposition. Almost everything you do costs money. Each time you take action (except to visit the library) money will be subtracted from your account.

Don't know where to begin? Don't worry. There's plenty of help if you look for it.

It never hurts to do a little background reading on the subject, so we've provided a library with some important information, including a glossary to help you understand the important terms.

You can hire consultants to provide you some important insights. They can't find oil for you, but they can point you in the right direction. But remember - their time costs money!

Success is determined by drilling a well that produces commercial amounts of oil before you run out of money.

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