Other ID: COST WELL NO. G-2
Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center
Location: Georges Bank, United States, North America, North Atlantic,
Principal Investigator(s): John S. Schlee
Affiliate Investigator(s): Peter A. Scholle
Data Type(s): Sampling: Geology
Scientific Purpose/Goals: Resource exploration well drilled by a consortium of oil companies in the Georges Bank area. Continental Offshore Stratigraphic Test No. G-2 well (COST G-2) was drilled by the OCEAN VICTORY, a semisubmersible drill barge operated by Ocean Production Company, to evaluate petroleum potential and possible drilling problems.
Start Date: 1977-01-06
End Date: 1977-08-30
Equipment Used: Well drilling
Information to be Derived: Samples and chemical analysis; Grain size analysis; Morphology;
Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: COST No. G-2 well: 6,667 m (21,874 ft). Conventional cores: 9; Sidewall cores: 363; Logging runs: 4.