Oil platforms, a.k.a. oil derricks or oil rigs, are large structures resting on massive pylons that pump oil from oil patches in oceans and lakes. It is not to be confused with the Oil Refinery. Harvested oil is ofted refined into phlogiston.
Alliance Oil Platform Edit
Harvesting vast amounts of oil beneath the sea is critical to the construction of ships and war machines. Because the oceans are rich with this substance, Tankers must construct platforms where the oil is plentiful. Only then can the tankers collect their dark cargo. ( )
Horde Oil Platform Edit
The vast amounts of oil beneath the sea must be used in the construction of ships and various war machines. The oceans are rich with this substance, and so Tankers construct platforms where oil is most plentiful. Only then can the tankers collect their dark cargo. ( )
In World of Warcraft EditThis section concerns content exclusive to World of Warcraft.
A hard to reach oil platform is located in between the South Seas islands.
In Wrath of the Lich King EditThis section concerns content exclusive to Wrath of the Lich King. The Fizzcrank Pumping Station is a gnomish oil platform in the Borean Tundra. The surrounding area includes a number of production wells in addition to the main platform.
Another Alliance oil platform can be found at the Blue Sky Logging Grounds.