How to get oil in ark?

Oil is a resource that is used for many things. There are different ways to find oil but the two most easy ways are underwater in oil deposits or around Whitesky Peak near the ocean. You can also kill some dinosaur to get some oil, Basilosaurus, Trilobite, or Leech can give some oil. You need a pickaxe or metal pickaxe to get oil from the oil rocks. Be aware the ocean is a dangerous place there are many enemies and you lose oxygen when you are underwater.

The best way to get oil is to take an Ankylosaurus to the snow biome beach and remember you can carry it with your Argentavis then it is easy to get oil without a pickaxe.

If you craft a refining forge you can create gasoline. If you create gasoline you can use it to power different things in Ark. There will spawn some new oil deposits overtime at the same place.

What is oil used for?

Some of the items oil is used for:

  • Absorbent Substrate
  • Grenade
  • Homing Underwater Mine
  • Industrial Cooker
  • Industrial Forge
  • Industrial Grill
  • Industrial Grinder
  • Fabricator
  • Re-Fertilizer
  • Silencer Attachment
  • Spray Painter
  • Tripwire Alarm Trap
  • Vault