Other ID: COST WELL NO. GE-1
Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center
Location: Southeast Georgia Embayment, Georgia, Florida, Atlantic outer continental shelf, United States, North America, North Atlantic;
Principal Investigator(s): C. Wylie Poag
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 Southeast Georgia Embayment area. Continental Offshore Stratigraphic Test No. GE-1 well (COST GE-1) was drilled by the OCEAN STAR, a jack-up drill barge operated by Ocean Production Company, to evaluate petroleum potential and possible drilling problems.
Start Date: 1977-02-22
End Date: 1977-05-31
Equipment Used: Well drilling
Information to be Derived: Grain size analysis; Morphology;
Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: COST No. GE-1 well: 4,016 m below sea level; 4,040 m or 13,254 ft. below Kelly Bushing). Conventional cores: 11; Sidewall cores: 733; Electric logs: 3; Seismic velocity surveys: 3.