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Project Acronym: SAFOD | State: Completed | Expedition ID: 5025

ins.: 2022-10-06 12:17; ( Age: 2 yrs )
By: sql
Category: SAFOD
SAFOD

SAFOD: 2005-08-07

Drilling began this morning at 11 50 am with
Dave Kirschner (St. Louis Univ), Jim Evans (Utah State Univ) and Mark Zoback (Stanford Univ) discuss the cuttings samples straddling the main drilling breaks.

Drilling began this morning at 11:50 am with what is likely to be the last bit that will be used during SAFOD Phase 2. We anticipate a further 35 hours of drilling time. The rate of penetration is averaging about 10 ft/hr and the cuttings samples continue to be predominantly shale with less siltstone.