1. Month: The current month you
are in. You start the game on the current month according to
your computer clock. The number in parenthesis next to the
month is the turn number you are currently on. The game lasts
for 120 turns.
2. Cash: This is the amount of
cash you currently have available to you for
3. Market Price of Products: The
current worth per gallon of the specified product. Selling
prices can fluctuate even more rapidly than refining costs.
You should make sure that the this is always above the breakeven
before you sell; otherwise, you will lose net
4. Breakeven: The breakeven for the
specified product. Breakeven is the price that the market
price must reach in order to pay back the costs to get the
product. If the market value is above the breakeven, selling
the product will pay for the cost of getting it, and you will end up
with some profit. If the market value is below the breakeven,
you will not have enough to pay for the costs it took to get the
product, so selling the product will result in a small loss in net
5. Storage Units: The number of
storage units you currently own. Each storage unit can store
up to 15,000,000 gallons of crude or products. For information
on renting storage and crude reposession, click here.
6. Storage Available: The amount
of storage you have available for additional crude. This is
equal to the number of storage units times 15,000,000 minus any
crude or products you already own.
7. Products to Sell: The total
number of gallons of products you shipped out to sell this
turn. This includes all your products.
8. Products in Stock: The total
number of gallons of each product that you currently have in
9: Sell Product button: Click
these buttons to sell the specified product. See Selling
10. Close button: Closes the current
screen and returns you to the main menu.
11. Toggle Main Menu button: Opens the
main menu without closing the current screen. If the main menu
is already shown, clicking this button will hide the main
12. Sell Products Graph: Displays the
trend in selling prices over the past 12 months. The light green
line indicates the selling price of lubricants, the blue line for
gasoline, the white line for fuel oil, the tan line for oil
products, and the light red line for kerosene. To highlight a
particular line, click on legend display on the right for the line
you wish to highlight. To hide a line, right-click the legend
display for the line you wish to hide.