In a unique online gaming environment, Maersk takes you on a quest for one of today’s most indispensable resources – oil.
Quest for Oil is the first game of its kind and with the convergence of forces, innovation and technology Maersk gives the chance to experience the challenging world of being on a drilling rig with its 53,000 tonnes of steel rammed into the bottom of the ocean.
To master the challenge players will need to test analytic skills looking for oil on a seismic map. What does the underground look like? Which layers of earth does it consist of? And where is the oil locked? You will be tested on how precisely you position your high-tech drilling equipment, always keeping an eye on temperature and pressure, before you can start extracting and producing the oil found. You have to constantly make the right analysis and decisions and then use the knowledge you gain to play 'Quest for Oil'.
"New times calls for new measures, and we want to use the computer game to tell the story of an extremely innovative business, which the entire world depends on, in a new and engaging way. We wish to engage in dialogue about our oil and energy business through gamification and at the same time give all interested the best opportunity to experience the underground," explains Claus V. Hemmingsen, CEO of Maersk Drilling.
Quest for oil can be downloaded free at www.questforoil.com
(Don’t forget to update your DirectX to download the game)