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SimCity (2013) City Specialization: Drilling Reference Guide

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03/18/13

City Specialization - Drilling Reference Guide

Look at the Oil data map to see whether or not your map has an abundance of oil available. If you wish to have drilling as your city specialization, definitely organize your city in such a way that the Oil Wells are over the places with the deepest oil deposits. Similar to the mining specialization, this drilling specialization requires a refinery, which in this case produces plastics and fuels that are important for Great Works. It also benefits from the Trade Depot/Trade Port and the Petroleum HQ.

Name Description Prerequisites Max. Modules Cost Hourly Cost
Oil Well What better way to thank the dinosaurs for hooking you up with all that oil than to make Simoleons off them? Pump crude oil from reservoirs under your city. Run your city on crude oil with an Oil Power Plant! Sell barrels of your crude oil to local industry or on the global market via a Trade Depot. Thanks, dinos! Production Rate: 2,400 barrels/day. Oil deposits in city limits, working water and power service, and seven industrial buildings. N/A $37,500 $150
Service Road Provides infrastructure to allow transportation of crude oil from pumpjacks to the main Oil Well. Oil Well N/A Free N/A
Oil Well Sign The sign says: "No free samples. Beware: Attack Armadillos". Oil Well 1 $200 N/A
Oil Delivery Truck Garage Provides an additional tanker truck to deliver crude oil to Oil Refineries, Crude Oil Storage Lots, and Oil Power Plants. Truck Capacity: 200 barrels of oil. Oil Well 4 (one comes with base) $10,000 $50
Oil Pumpjack Does running your Oil Well feel like sucking crude oil through a straw? Then get more straws! Add Oil Pumpjacks to your Oil Well to extend your reach and pump crude oil faster! Production Rate: 1,200 barrels/day. Oil Well 10 (two comes with base) $10,000 $30
Petroleum HQ If you have crude oil in your veins and your heart pumps jet fuel, your city is reafy for a Petroleum Headquarters. Sell crude oil on the global market via a Trade Depot to access petroleum improvements, including refineries so you can produce fuel and plastic. Extract 9,600 barrels of crude in a day N/A $37,500 $450
Petroleum HQ Sign "Dedicated to a clean environment!" the sign cheerfully claims. Petroleum HQ 1 $200 None
Refining Division Petroleum is not only good for crude oil, you can refine the crude into fuel or plastic. Diversifying into other resources can help you weather the ups and downs of the global market. Local Access Granted: Oil Refinery. Petroleum HQ 1 $20,000 $400
Commerce Division Full of trade nerds who love watching the action of oil prices on the global market, the Commerce Division helps get your petroleum products to market. Local Access Granted: Trade Port, TV and Computer Storage Lots at the Trade Port. Petroleum HQ 1 $20,000 $400
Oil Refinery Crude oil prices down? Then diversify! Take your crude oil and use it to create plastic to sell on the global market via a Trade Depot. Add a Fuel Distillation Unit to also create fuel to sell or use for a Great Works project! Drilling HQ with Refining Division 1 $73,000 $300
Oil Refinery Sign The font on this sign seems pretty refined, but the sign's still kind of greasy. Oil Refinery 1 $200 None
Oil Refinery Delivery Truck Garage Adds a transport truck to move plastic and fuel to plastic and fuel consumers. Fuel Truck Capacity: 200 barrels of fuel. Plastic Truck Capacity: 5 tons of plastic. Oil Refinery 4 (one comes with base) $10,000 $50
Plastic Polymerizer Plastic plymerizer. Sounds high tech, right? It is. In goes crude oil, out comes plastic. Science is amazing. Sell your plastic on the global market via a Trade Depot, or use it to create processor or for building Great Works. Production Rate: 24,000 crates/day. Oil Refinery 4 (one comes with base) $30,000 $50
Fuel Distillation Unit This is the answer to your hopes if you are selling fuel faster than you can make it. Create even more fuel with this fractional distillation unit! Production Rate: 2,400 barrels/day. Oil Refinery 3 $46,000 $150

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