The Sludge FenBarrens. Occupied by the Venture Company for their oil refining projects, the fen is one of the oil platforms that can be visited in game. This is a dangerous area to adventure in, as the cowardly Venture Co. employees will rush for help if they are attacked. Sludge Fen is led by Tinkerer Sniggles, Foreman Grills and Engineer Whirleygig.is an oil field the northeast corner of the
During the Legion Invasions, the area was taken over by Oilrig Bombers, Oilrig Snipers and Oil Rig Engineers. Whether the goblins belonged to the Venture Company, Steamwheedle Cartel or the Bilgewater Cartel is not clear. However, the Shortfuse Special bombs located there can also be found in Gadgetzan, implying that the goblins were from the Steamwheedle Cartel, likely from Ratchet.