Colson Oil Well (Abandoned)

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Carson Oil well access track, Simpson, Northern Territory



The well was drilled by Richter Drilling Company, using their Rig No 6, a National 100. A total depth of 2432.3 metres was reached at 22.00 hours on Saturday 9th December 1978. Following logging by Schlumberger and a velocity survey by Velocity Data Pty Ltd, the well was plugged and abandoned as a dry hole. The Rig was released at 7.00 am on Wednesday 13th December 1978.

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Lat: -25.95844 Lng: 136.663461

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