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Summary Information for Field Activity 1977-047-FA

Area of Operations: Southeast Georgia Embayment, Georgia, Florida, Atlantic outer continental shelf, United States, North America, North Atlantic

Dates: February 22, 1977 to May 31, 1977

Chief scientist: Wylie Poag

   Peter A. Scholle

Objectives: 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.

Type of Activity: Well drilling;well drilling

Information to be derived: Grain size analysis; Morphology;

Summary: 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.

Contact: Wylie Poag (wpoag@usgs.gov)

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Platform Info:
OCEAN STAR

Publications resulting from these data

Hutchinson, D. R., Poag, C. W., and Popenoe, P.,1995, Geophysical database of the East Coast of the United States; southern Atlantic margin - stratigraphy and velocity from multichannel seismic profiles: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 95-27, 176 p.. (Also available at http://pubs.er.usgs.gov/usgspubs/ofr/ofr9527)

Hutchinson, D. R., Poag, C. W., Johnson, A., Popenoe, P., and Wright, C.,1996, Geophysical database of the East Coast of the United States; southern Atlantic margin - stratigraphy and velocity in map grids: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 96-55, 165 p.. (Also available at http://pubs.er.usgs.gov/usgspubs/ofr/ofr9655)

Popenoe, Peter, and Spalding, J.S.,1988, Isopach and structure contour maps of the Miocene and post-Miocene sediments in the southeast Georgia Embayment, Florida-Hatteras Shelf, offshore Georgia: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 88-397, 12 p.. (Also available at http://pubs.er.usgs.gov/djvu/OFR/1988/ofr_88_397.djvu)

Amato, R. V., and Bebout, J. W., eds.,1978, Geological and operational summary, COST No. GE-1 well, southeast Georgia Embayment area, south Atlantic OCS: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 78-668, 122 p.. (Also available at http://pubs.er.usgs.gov/usgspubs/ofr/ofr78668)

Scholle, Peter A., ed.,1979, Geological studies on the COST GE-1 well, United States South Atlantic outer continental shelf area: U.S. Geological Survey Circular 800, 114 p.. (Also available at http://pubs.er.usgs.gov/usgspubs/cir/cir800)

Scholle, Peter A., Krivoy, Harold Lloyd, and Hennessy, Jacqueline L.,1979, Summary chart of geological data from the COST no. GE-1 well, U.S. South Atlantic outer continental shelf: U.S. Geological Survey Oil and Gas Investigation Chart 90, 1 sheet

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