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The Oil Spill Board Game

July 6, 2010

Someone has found a rare 1970s board game produced by British Petroleum – BP – now infamous for the still-gushing catastrophe in the Gulf of Mexico. The goal of “BP Offshore Oil Strike” is to get filthy rich drilling for oil – but you have to watch out for the pesky hazards:

But BP Offshore Oil Strike players must also avoid the dreaded ‘hazard cards’, which state: ‘Blow-out! Rig damaged. Oil slick clean-up costs. Pay $1 million.’

Dang. A blow-out.  Well – good thing it’s just a game!

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July 6, 2010 12:36 pm

fitting…. a peek into their future lol

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