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Summary for Field Activity Number 1977-046-FA

Alternate Leg ID: COST WELL NO. G-2

Area of Operations: Georges Bank, United States, North America, North Atlantic

Dates: January 06, 1977 to August 30, 1977

Objectives: 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.

Type of Activity: Well drilling

Information to be derived: Samples and chemical analysis
Grain size analysis

Summary: COST No. G-2 well: 6,667 m (21,874 ft). Conventional cores: 9; Sidewall cores: 363; Logging runs: 4.

USGS Project Number: COST WELL

Contact: Wylie Poag (

Map for Area of Operations :

Map of field activity boundary.

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