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The Oil Derrick is a point of interest in Red Dead Redemption 2 and Red Dead Online in The Heartlands, a region of the New Hanover territory.


The Oil Derrick is a recently abandoned structure situated in The HeartlandsNew Hanover. It belonged to a minor local company that was owned by Mr. Varley who happened to undercut Cornwall Kerosene & Tar, a rivaling company in the region. This action cost Varley his life, however, and his burnt remains can be found on the derrick.


  • A dinosaur bone can be found at the bottom of the drilled hole. South of this location, up the ravine that goes to the left, another dinosaur bone can be located.
  • A letter from Cameron Spence, the vice-president of Cornwall Kerosene & Tar, can be found on the burned corpse.
  • The damages on the nearby camp and the various tools, along with the burned corpse of Mr. Varley on the platform, suggests that it was done by Cornwall Kerosene & Tar or someone commissioned by them.



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