NEWS - 4/24/2014
Computer Game to Spark Students Interest in Science
This week the Maersk Group launches a computer game and teaching materials about oil exploration and oil production for Danish secondary schools, technical colleges and higher preparatory examination courses. The materials are available free of charge.
More than 340,000 players have already tried the oil exploration game via www.QuestforOil.com. The game provides an insight into the global oil industry and the various elements of oil exploration, drilling and production through the oil fields in the North Sea and Qatar.
Quest for Oil combines knowledge of geography, physics and earth science, which has attracted the attention of teachers. The Maersk Group now launches an educational package targeted at students and teachers in these particular subjects. Several Danish