Alternate Leg ID: COST WELL NO. B-3
Area of Operations: New Jersey outer continental slope, Baltimore Canyon Trough, United States, North America, North Atlantic
Dates: October 09, 1978 to January 25, 1979
Objectives: Resource exploration well drilled by a consortium of oil companies on the New Jersey offshore continental slope. Continental Offshore Stratigraphic Test No. B-3 well (COST B-3) was drilled by the BEN OCEAN LANCER, a dynamically positioned drill ship operated by Chevron USA. Lease block would be made available upon completion of well.
Type of Activity: Well drilling
Information to be derived: Samples and chemical analysis
Grain size analysis
Resource exploration potential
Summary: COST No. B-3 well: 3,990 m (13,092 ft.) below sea floor (total depth 4,822 m, 15,820 ft. below Kelly Bushing). Conventional cores: 4; Sidewall cores: 689; Geophysical surveys: 3; Seismic velocity surveys: 3.
USGS Project Number: COST WELL
Contact: Wylie Poag (firstname.lastname@example.org)