The Oil Derrick is a recently abandoned structure situated in The Heartlands, New 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.
- 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.