USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program

Coastal & Marine Geology Program

Field Activity Details for field activity 1977-046-FA

Other ID: COST WELL NO. G-2

Status: Completed

Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center

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Location: Georges Bank, United States, North America, North Atlantic,

Principal Investigator(s): John S. Schlee

Affiliate Investigator(s): Peter A. Scholle

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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.

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Start Date: 1977-01-06

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End Date: 1977-08-30

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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.

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Notes:
Project = Continental Offshore Stratigraphic Test (COST) G-2 Well, Continental Offshore Stratigraphic Test (COST) G-2 Well

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Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Well drilling --- Geology