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Deepwater Disaster

With the demand for energy at record levels, fossil fuel sites are pushing their equipment to the limit. In hindsight, an accident was inevitable. Close to your coastal well, unrefined oil is now spilling into the sea, threatening a massive natural disaster if maritime conditions worsen. How will you respond?

Choices :
Clean-Up

The cost will be steep, but inaction might impose an even greater price.

  • Modifies the Social axis towards Progress
  • -400
Downplay

The spill is minor -- and with a little bit of luck on the weather front it'll stay that way.

  • Modifies the Economic axis towards Individualism
  • Chance of bad consequences