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Table of Contents
    Title Page
        Page i
        Page ii
    Acknowledgment
        Page iii
        Page iv
    Contents
        Page v
        Page vi
    Exploration
        Page 1
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        Page 3
        Page 4
        Page 5
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        Page 8
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    Rules and regulations
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    Sunniland field
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    Sunoco-Felda field
        Figure
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        Figure 3
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    Investments by oil companies in the phosphate industry of Florida
        Page 28
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    Bibliography
        Page 31
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    Appendix 1: Well Sheets, 1964
        Page 33
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    Appendix II
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    Appendix III
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STATE OF FLORIDA
STATE BOARD OF CONSERVATION
DIVISION OF GEOLOGY



FLORIDA GEOLOGICAL SURVEY
Robert O. Vernon, Director





INFORMATION CIRCULAR NO. 49





FLORIDA PETROLEUM EXPLORATION, PRODUCTION,
AND PROSPECTS, 1964











By
Clarence Babcock


TALLAHASSEE
1966







































































Completed manuscript received
December 20, 1965
Printed by the Florida Geological Survey (Job no. 128)
Tallahassee




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ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS


Sincere appreciation is expressed to Robert 0. Vernon, Direc-
tor of the Florida Geological Survey, for guidance in the prepara-
tion of this report. Also, ideas and suggestions of Woodson R.
Oglesby, Petroleum Geologist with the Survey, were invaluable
in the preparation of the cross sections.

In addition, discussions with Joseph E. Banks, Petroleum
Geologist with the Coastal Petroleum Company, Milton Hruby,
Petroleum Geologist with the Mobil Oil Company, and Ray Stevens,
Division Scout for the Shell Oil Company, were of great help to
the writer.

The Alabama Geological Survey provided Mesozoic and Pa-
leozoic tops on the Ancora Corporation and Jett Drilling Company,
No. 1 Citronelle Unit B-31-7 well, a 19,204-foot hole which is
the deepest test in the Citronelle field (letter from Thomas J.
Joiner, Chief, Paleontology-Stratigraphy, Geophysics Division,
Geological Survey of Alabama, dated May 28, 1963).























































































































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CONTENTS

Acknowledgements ........................................ iii
Exploration....... ........................................... 1
Santa Rosa County ................. .................... 1
Land .................................................... 4
Mainland .............................................. 5
Dade County ........................................ 5
General view of the subsurface geology of northwestern
Dade County ........................................ 7
The proposed Serio well site ....... ................... 7
The Felda area and adjoining parts of South Florida ...... 8
Lease activity by Sun .............................. 9
Lease activity by Humble .......................... 9
Lease activity by the Alvin S. Moody-J.L. (Pat) McCord
Company ........... .......... ................... 9
Offshore ................................................ 10
Geophysics .... ....................... ............. 10
Florida Mainland ..................................... 10
Florida Offshore ........................ ................. 10
Rules and regulations ....................................... 10
Sunniland field ........................................... 12
Production ................................................ 12
Price of the crude oil at the well head .................... 15
Distribution ......................................... .. 15
Sunoco-Felda field ........................................ 16
Discussion of geologic cross-sections and maps ............ 18
Felda area cross-sections ........................ ... 18
Structural nosing offshore from southern Sarasota County .. 20
Mesozoic cross-sections of northwestern Florida ......... 23
Investments by oil companies ............................... 27
Bibliography .............................................. 31
Appendix ......................... ....... ................. 33
I Well sheets, 1964 .............. .... .... .......... 33
II Historic and economic aspects connected with Sun's oil
activities in Florida ............... ...... ..... .. ..... 61
III State land leased by the Sun Oil Company from the Trus-
tees of the Internal Improvement Fund, and the State
Board of Education, 1964 ............................ 67
IV Florida offshore geophysical scout data, 1963 and 1964 73
V Rules and regulations governing exploration on submerged
lands ........................................... 87
VI State Board of Conservation, Order No. 1 ............. 97
VII Florida Geological Survey carbonate classification ..... 103
VIII Well and locality designation system ................. 107
IX Data on wells contoured on top of the St. Marks Forma-
tion ............................................... 113






ILLUSTRATIONS

Figure
1 Florida petroleum exploration and production, 1964 ...... 2
2 Sunniland field well location map, showing chronological
sequence by years of wells opened to deeper productive
zones beginning in 1962 ............................. 13
3 Sunoco-Felda field well location and land map, September
1, 1965 .................................. Facing page 16
4 Felda area strike section A-A' ............. Facing page 18
5 Felda area dip section B-B' ................ Facing page 20
6 Structure map on top of the St. Marks Formation of the
Tampa Stage .............................. Facing page 20
1 Regional gravity map of Florida, from Lyons, 1950 ...... 22
8 Comparison chart of part of the stratigraphic section in
the area of the Citronelle oil field, Mobile County,
Alabama (after McCoy, unpublished thesis, 1958, p.8 .... 24
9 Mesozoic structure cross sections A-A', B-B' and C-C',
and index map ............................ Facing page 24
10 Mesozoic stratigraphic cross section A-A' ............. 25
11 Mesozoic stratigraphic cross sections B-B' and C-C' .... 26
12 Contour map on top of the Pre-Cretaceous basement (ex-
tracted from a paper by Antoine and Harding, 1965)...... 28

Fable
1 Exploratory wells drilled in Florida, 1964.... .......... 3
2 Structural information on the Young Drilling Company, No.
I Carlton-May well, and three nearby dry holes drilled
prior to 1964 ........... ..... ........... .. .......... 3
3 Undeveloped mainland and offshore lease holdings in
Florida, 1963 ...................................... 5
4 Undeveloped acreage holdings in selected counties of
South Florida, 1963 ................................. 8
5 Florida State Lease 1011, dated September 14, 1955 with
a 10-year term ..................................... 10
6 Geophysical scout information on the Florida mainland,
1964 ................... ........... .................. 11
7 Monthly oil production from the Sunniland field, 1964 .... 12
8 Wells opened to deeper zones in the Sunniland field, with
increasing field production, 1961-1964 inclusive ........ 14
9 Average price at the well head of Humble's Sunniland
crude oil, 1959-1964, inclusive ....................... 15
10 Monthly oil production from the Sunoco-Felda field, with
producing wells, 1964 ................................. 17
11 Components of the drill stem test intervals from which oil
was recovered in two wells which were plugged and aban-
doned in the Felda area ............................. 21






FLORIDA PETROLEUM EXPLORATION, PRODUCTION,
AND PROSPECTS, 1964

By
Clarence Babcock

EXPLORATION

In 1964, five exploratory wells were drilled in Florida, as
shown in figure 1. Four of these tests have been plugged and
abandoned, and the fifth was the discovery well for the Sunoco-
Felda field. A brief tabulation of these wells is presented in table
1. For comparison the exploratory footage drilled in the three
proceeding years was 37,712 feet in 1963, 16,378 feet in 1962
and 87,737 feet in 1961.

Well sheets on the tests listed in table 1 are provided in
appendix 1. Though Cross Sections A-A' and B-B' (figs. 4 and 5)
do not show any of the wells drilled in the' Felda area of Hendry
County by the Sun Oil Company, these sections do include all
of the deep wells in the Felda area completed prior to the drilling
of the Sun wells. Also, appendix 2 is a summary of historic and
economic aspects of Sun's activities in Florida disclosed by Mr.
Tom F. Hill, Manager of the Southwest Production Division of
the Sun Oil Company, during a press conference held on October
9, 1964, the date the discovery well for the new field was tested.

A discussion of the three exploratory wells drilled in Santa
Rosa County, listed in chronological order, follows:

Santa Rosa County

The Young Drilling Company, No. 1 Carlton-May well, located
about one mile southeast of the town of Jay, was plugged and
abandoned at a final depth of 6,580 feet. This well penetrated
the Tuscaloosa (Atkinson) section of Upper Cretaceous Woodbine
and Eagle Ford ages, which produces in the Pollard field, located
in Escambia County, Alabama, about 8 miles northwest of the
Carlton-May well.

Petroleum accumulation in the Pollard field is controlled by
closure against a northwest-southeast trending fault, downthrown
to the northeast. A paper by C. Victor Winter (1954, p. 121)
showed that production is from the Upper Tuscaloosa Miller Sand







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291-



28*-



270



26-



25-



24'-


U' 87 86 85 834 83 82' 8

a 20 4a 120 160 MILES

ASIOxMATE SCALE

Figure 1. Florida petroleum exploration and production, 1964.

(Eagle Ford Age) on the downthrown side of the fault, and from
the Lower Tuscaloosa Moye (Pilot) and massive sands (Woodbine
Age) on the upthrown side. Depths to production range from 5,624
to 5,905 feet. The Pollard field was discovered in 1952 by the
Humble Oil Company, and cumulative production to date is appro-
ximately 10 million barrels of 260 to 290 gravity oil.







INFORMATION CIRCULAR NO.49 3


Table 1. Exploratory wells drilled in Florida, 1964.

Depth
Well County (feet) Comment


Young Drilling Co.
No. 1 Carlton-May

Kirby and Sun Oil
Co. No. 1 Jay Unit

Young Drilling Co.
No. 1 Golden

Sun Oil Co. No. 1
Red Cattle Co.

Sun Oil Co. No. 2
Red Cattle Co.



Total footage, 1964


Santa Rosa 6,580 P and A


Santa Rosa


Santa Rosa


Hendry


Hend'y


6,524 P and A


6,539 P and A


12,680 P and A


11,485 Discovery well for the
Sunoco-Felda field.
Discussed under
"Production"

43,808


Structural information on the Young Drilling Company, No. 1
Carlton-May well, and on three nearby dry holes drilled in previous
y0ars in Santa Rosa County, is presented in table 2.

Table 2. Structural information on the Young Drilling Company, No. 1
Carlton-May well, and three nearby dry holes drilled prior to 1964.


Well (and distance
from the No. 1
Carlton-May test)


Datum, top
of Moye Sand
(feet\


Thickness, Eutaw
Sand-Moye Sand
(feet)


Young Drilling Co.
No. 1 Carlton-A.iy

Gulf Refining Co. No. 1
Bray (1.5 miles to NW)

Sunniland Contracting Co.
No. 1 Nicolas (2.3 miles to E)

Sunniland Contracting Co.
No. 1 Nowling (1.4 miles to SE)


-6,008


-6,053


-6,380


-6,108


1,02i


1,070


1,158


1,073





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The Young Drilling Company, No. 1 Carlton-May well is
structurally higher than nearby dry holes, on the Moye Sand, by
amounts ranging from 45 to 372 feet. Also, the interval in this
well between the top of the Eutaw Sand and the top of the Moye
Sand is from 45 to 133 feet thinner than it is in nearby wells.
The generally north dip between the Carlton-May well and the
Bray well (see table 2) is anomalous, since the regional dip is
to the south. The relatively high Carlton-May well found the Tus-
caloosa sands to be well-developed, though carrying salt water.

The Kirby and Sun Oil Company, No. 1 Jay Unit well, the
second Tuscaloosa test drilled in Santa Rosa County in 1964, was
located about 1.6 miles west southwest of the Carlton-May test.
It was drilled to a final depth of 6,524 feet by the George H.
Jett Drilling Company. On the top of the Moye Sand, this test
was 16 feet higher than was the Carlton-May well. Other than
this slight difference in structural elevation, there appears to be
little difference between the Tuscaloosa sections of the two
wells. No shows were reported from 11 sidewall core recoveries
taken from the Jay Unit well.

The Young Drilling Company, No. 1 Golden well, the third
and last Tuscaloosa test drilled in Santa Rosa County in 1964,
was located about one-half mile south of the Carlton-May well.
The Golden well was 115 feet higher in structural elevation on
top of the Moye Sand, than was the Carlton-May test, thus con-
tinuing the anomalous north dip indicated'by other wells in this
area. The electrical log showed that the Tuscaloosa sands in
the Golden well are well developed, but carry salt water. The
contractor for this test, which was plugged and abandoned at a
final depth of 6,539 feet, was the George H. Jett Drilling Com-
pany.

LAND

The latest summary of undeveloped lease holdings in Florida,
available to the Division of Geology, pertains to 1963, and is
from the International Oil and Gas Development Year Book (Review
of 1963), Part 1, page 60. This source, recapitulated below in
table 3, reveals that on December 31, 1963, eleven companies held
undeveloped mainland and offshore leases on 5,543,980 acres in
the State. The mainland acreage was held in 22 of Florida's 67
counties.





INFORMATION CIRCULAR NO. 49


Mainland
DADE COUNTY

On October 6, 1964, Mr. Wendell L. Roberts assigned his
10-year oil and gas lease on 24,830 acres of land in the Forty
Mile Bend area of northwestern Dade County to Mr. Barnett Serio,
of Natchez, Mississippi. The mineral rights on this acreage are
owned by the Trustees of the Internal Improvement Fund, by the
State Board of Education, and by Malcolm Wisehart. A description
of the acreage leased from the two State agencies follows:

Table 3. Undeveloped Mainland and Offshore lease holdings in
Florida, 1963.

Lease holdings (acres)
Company Mainland Offshore Total

Californis 18,730 489,000
Coastal 666,636 3,910,460
Gulf 153,900
Humble 7,023
Phillips 36,826
Shell 3,609
Sinclair 497
Socony Mobil 42,244
Sun 15,264
Texaco 188,615
Union Producing 11.176
1,144,520 4,399,460 5,543,980
Leased from the Florida State Trustees Oil
Internal Improvement Fund (full interest) Acres

Township 53 South, Range 36 East
Sections 19, 20, 21, 22, 27, 28, 29, 30,
31, 32, 33 and 34 7,680

Township 54 South, Range 35 East
Sections 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12,
13, 14, 15, 17, and that part of Sections
20, 21, 22, 23 and 24 lying north of
Everglades National Park 9,110

Township 54 South, Range 36 East
Sections 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 15, 17, 18,
and that part of Sections 19, 20, 21, and 22
lying north of Everglades National Park. 7,160






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Township 54 South, Range 36 East (reserved % interest)
W % of Section 16 240

Leased from the Florida State Board of
Education (reserved % interest)

Township 54 South, Range 36 East
Section 16 320

Township 54 South, Range 35 East
Section 16 320.

All of the 24,830 acres consist of unsurveyed lands and is subject
to public easements (roads, levees, etc.).

The reserved interest on one-half of the mineral rights in
Section 16, Township 54 South, Range 35 East were leased from
Malcolm Wisehart. Drilling commenced on the Wisehart lease on
or before March 24, 1965, would satisfy the 18-month committ-
ment on this lease as well as on the wholly-owned State acreage.

The assignment of the lease to Mr. Serio perniits him to drill
a well anywhere upon the lease, and if this well is started by
March, 1965, to earn control over 160 acres. Full control of the
lease can be earned by drilling a second well within a period of
15 months after completion of the first well.

Subsequent to the above assignment, notification was received
from Dade County of regulations involving the drilling of oil and
gas wells within its jurisdiction. In view of this, the Trustees
of the Internal Improvement Fund and the State Board of Educa-
tion, on December 22, 1964, granted an extension for the drilling
of the first well beyond the March, 1965, date specified. This
extension is for a period of 120 days after the time all of the
drilling permits have been received.

On January 15, 1965, at a county zoning hearing in Miami,
the operator was granted a variance from the zoning regulations.
However, permission or approval to drill this well still must
be obtained from three additional agencies, which are: (1) The
Central and South Florida Flood Control District, (2) The Corps
of Engineers, and (3) the Florida Board of Conservation.






INFORMATION CIRCULAR NO. 49


GENERAL VIEW OF THE SUBSURFACE GEOLOGY OF
NORTHWESTERN DADE COUNTY

The Forty Mile Bend area is underlain by a biostrome which
characterizes the Sunniland pay zone. One of the abandoned pro-
ducers in the field, the Gulf Oil Corporation et al, No. 1 State
Lease 340 well, contained 3 feet of well-developed biostrome
from 11,344 to 11,347 feet. This well produced a cumulative total
of 18,146 barrels of 200 gravity oil prior to its abandonment in
in September, 1955, because of mechanical difficulties. A well
located 2/2 miles to the northwest, the Commonwealth Oil Com-
pany, -et al, No. 1 State Lease 1055 test, contained 46 feet of
well-developed biostrome from 11,404 to 11,450 feet of depth.
A drill stem test of this interval, however, yielded 150 barrels
of salt water in 30 minutes.

The second of the two Forty Mile Bend field abandoned
producing wells, the Commonwealth Oil Company, et al, No. 1
Wisehart-State test, produced 14,742 barrels of 210 gravity oil
from a non-reefoid section consisting of 5 feet of dolomite. This
well was abandoned in July, 1955.

Northwestern Dade County is known to be underlain by geo-
physical anomalies.

THE PROPOSED SERIO WELL SITE

The proposed Serio well site is between the Commonwealth
Oil Company et al, No. 1 Wisehart-State well (located 3,600 feet
to the southwest), and the Commonwealth Oil Company et al, No.
1 State Lease 1055 test (located 7,700 feet to the northeast).
The Wisehart-State well was 67 feet higher in structural elevation
than was the State Lease 1055 test. The Wisehart-State well
contained promising oil shows in both the upper and lower Sunni-
land sections, neither of which was reefoid. This became the
discovery well for the Forty Mile Bend field on the basis of pro-
duction from 5 feet of dolomite in the upper Sunniland section.
In the down-dip State Lease 1055 test the upper Sunniland section
consisted of 46 feet of biostromal rock, flooded with salt water.
The proposed Serio well will test the inferred updip pinchout
of the upper Sunniland reefoid section which is present in the
No. 1 State Lease 1055 dry hole, but absent in the updip Wisehart-
State abandoned producer.





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THE FELDA AREA AND ADJOINING PARTS OF SOUTH FLORIDA

As a result of the 1964 Sun Discovery, the major interest in
Florida at the present time is in the Felda area of Hendry and
Collier counties. Table 4, recapitulated from the International
Oil and Gas Development Year Book (Review of 1963), Part 1,
page 60, shows the summary of undeveloped lease holdings in
selected counties of south Florida in 1963. Interest in this area
was apparently concentrated in Hendry County even before the
Sun discovery.

Table 4. Undeveloped acreage holdings in selected counties of
South Florida, 1963.

County
Company Charlotte Collier Dade Hendry Lee

Gulf 3,600
Phillips 36,826
Shell 543 10,240
Sinclair 43,943 568
Sun 691 1,140 20,201 3,838

The predominance of interest in Hendry County appears to
have been caused mainly by favorable though non-commercial
drill stem tests of the Sunniland "pay" zone in two wells drilled
in 1954 and 1959, which were, respectively: (1) Commonwealth
Oil Company, No. 3 Red Cattle Company and (2) Commonwealth
Oil Company and Gulf Coast Drilling and Exploration Company
No. 1 Red Cattle Company. These wells are shown on Cross
Sections A-A' and B-B' (figs. 4 and 5).

Leasing became active in the Felda area shortly after the
Sun Oil Company obtained a promising oil recovery from a drill
stem test of the Sunniland oil zone in their No. 1 Red Cattle Com-
pany well, which was plugged between June 17 and November 6,
1964. The Sun, No. 2 Red Cattle Company test, which commenced
drilling on June 25, 1964, proved to be the discovery well for the
Sunoco-Felda field.

Information on the leasing activities by companies which sent
lease men into the Felda area, and other parts of south Florida,
since the favorable drill stem test recovery in the Sun, No. 1
Red Cattle Company well can be summarized as follows:






INFORMATION CIRCULAR NO. 49


Lease Activity By Sun

By October 9, 1964, the date its No. 2 Red Cattle Company
discovery well was opened to production, Sun had increased its
leases in the Felda area to 108,516 acres from the approximately
20,000 acres held when they commenced drilling here.

Sun also leased, in the latter part of 1964, the mineral rights
on two leases totaling 10,581.6 acres east of Estero, in Lee
County, from Alico Land and Development Company of La Belle
for $1.00 an acre per year. One of these leases covers 5,435.8
acres, and the other covers 5,145.8 acres. The leases give Sun
the rights to oil, gas, sulphur and salt, and to any minerals found
more than 150 feet below the surface. Alico reserves the right to
mine any sedimentary minerals such as sand, clay, limestone,
marl or phosphate found within 150 feet of the surface, providing
the mining operations can be carried on without interfering with
drilling by Sun.

In addition, Sun leased one-half interest in 3,240 acres of
State land in the Felda area of Hendry and Collier counties. A
total of 3,200 acres of this land is owned by the State Board of
Education and consists of five sections, located in Townships
45 and 46 South and Ranges 28, 29 and 30 East. The remaining
40 acres is owned by the Internal Improvement Fund. All of this
State acreage is distributed around a perimeter about 1 to 5 miles
distant from production found to date in the field. Details on this
leasing are presented in appendix 3.

Lease Activity By Humble

In the latter part of 1964, Humble acquired leases on about
100,000 acres of the Consolidated Naval Stores land in Lee Coun-
ty.

Lease Activity By The Alvin S. Moody-J. L. (Pat) McCord Group

This group holds an option on the oil and gas rights to 770
acres located within 2% miles south of the discovery well for the
Sunoco-Felda field.






FLORIDA GEOLOGICAL SURVEY


Offshore

On September 11, 1964, the California Company relinquished
Tract 1 of Florida State Lease 1011 by non-payment of rentals.
The company also relinquished the Federal blocks which over-
lapped into the south part of Tract 1. In 1963, Tract 2 of Florida
State Lease 1011 was relinquished, also by non-payment of rentals.
Data on State Lease 1011 is presented in table 5.

Table 5. Florida State Lease 1011, dated September 14, 1965, with a
10-year term.
Calco's Bid
Rental,
Tract Acreage Bonus first year Date released

1 489,000 $24,450 September 11, 1964
2 245,760 12,288 September 10, 1963
734,760 $1,069,262 $36,738

GEOPHYSICS

Florida Mainland

A tabulation of available scout information on geophysics on
the Florida mainland in 1964 is, presented in table 6, which shows
that approximately 34 1/3 crew weeks of seismic work was done
in 1964, mostly in south Florida.

Florida Offshore

There was more geophysical activity offshore from the coasts
of Florida in 1964 than in any previous year. Permitted geophysi-
cal activity for 1963 and 1964 is presented in appendix 4, which
shows that geophysical work has been scheduled to cover almost
the entire offshore west coast of Florida, ranging out. to water
depths of 600 feet.

RULES AND REGULATIONS

1. A statement of policy outlining regulations to be observed
in performing offshore geological and/or geophysical work has




Table 6. Geophysical Scout Information
on the Florida Mainland, 1964


Type Period
Company County Survey of work Weeks Crew Area


The California Co.

SHumble Oil & Refining
Co.


Escambia


Collier


Lee


Pan American
Petroleum Corp.


Reflection


1/3 Chevron T5N, R30, 31, 32 W
T6N, R30, 31 W


Reflection Moved in
Nov. 1, 1964


Reflection


Charlotte


Lee

Phillips Petroleum Co. IDa'de




Hendry


Own


1 Own


Reflection



Reflection

Reflection Moved in
Nov. 5, 1964
Moved out


Reflection Dec. 1', 1964


2 Western
Geophysical
Company

2 same

Own


T48S, R28, 29 E


T46S, R26E


Charlotte Harbor
(water)


same

Ran 1 line in the
Forty Mile Bend area--
also some activity in
T44, 45, 46S, R31E


Shell Oil Co.


Charlotte


Lee


Socoriy-Mobile

Texaco


Monroe


Santa Rosa


Reflection.


Reflection

Reflection


1 Own


1 Own

9 Own


Reflection Were working
Nov. 1964


Charlotte Harbor
(water)

same


Florida'Keys


8 OGophysical T3N, R28W
Service, Inc. T45N, R26, 27, 28,
29W


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been prepared by the State Board of Conservation. This has been
included in the present report as appendix 5.

2. On December 15, 1964, the State Board of Conservation,
following a public hearing pursuant to an application made by
the Sun Oil Company, issued Order No. 1, appendix 6, providing,
temporarily, for 160-acre spacing for oil wells. This spacing
provision is not final but is subject to review within a period
of 12 months.

The guide lines followed by the State in formulating Order No.
1 were: (1) to more effectively conserve its oil and gas resources,
(2) to protect correlative rights, and (3) to encourage further de-
velopment.

SUNNILAND FIELD

Production

Monthly oil production from the Sunniland Field in 1964 is
shown in table 7. A well location map of the field is provided in
figure 2. The field is operated by the Humble Oil and Refining
Company.

Table 7. Monthly Oil Production From the Sunniland Field, 1964.

Month Barrels

January 38,270
February 34,807
March 36,285
April 33,785
May 41,116
June 46,911
July 56,766
August 56,872
September 53,552
October 64,174
November 68,849
December 69,299

Total 600,686

The cumulative production of the field since its discovery
in 1943 to December 31, 1964, is 8,848,697 barrels of oil.






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Offshore

On September 11, 1964, the California Company relinquished
Tract 1 of Florida State Lease 1011 by non-payment of rentals.
The company also relinquished the Federal blocks which over-
lapped into the south part of Tract 1. In 1963, Tract 2 of Florida
State Lease 1011 was relinquished, also by non-payment of rentals.
Data on State Lease 1011 is presented in table 5.

Table 5. Florida State Lease 1011, dated September 14, 1965, with a
10-year term.
Calco's Bid
Rental,
Tract Acreage Bonus first year Date released

1 489,000 $24,450 September 11, 1964
2 245,760 12,288 September 10, 1963
734,760 $1,069,262 $36,738

GEOPHYSICS

Florida Mainland

A tabulation of available scout information on geophysics on
the Florida mainland in 1964 is, presented in table 6, which shows
that approximately 34 1/3 crew weeks of seismic work was done
in 1964, mostly in south Florida.

Florida Offshore

There was more geophysical activity offshore from the coasts
of Florida in 1964 than in any previous year. Permitted geophysi-
cal activity for 1963 and 1964 is presented in appendix 4, which
shows that geophysical work has been scheduled to cover almost
the entire offshore west coast of Florida, ranging out. to water
depths of 600 feet.

RULES AND REGULATIONS

1. A statement of policy outlining regulations to be observed
in performing offshore geological and/or geophysical work has






INFORMATION CIRCULAR NO. 49


PRODUCING WELL NEW PRODUCING WELL
(completed 1964)
SNEW PRODUCING WELL DRY HOLE
(completed 1962)
SOLD PRODUCING WELL, DEEPENED ABANDONED WELL
(recompleted 1963)


Figure 2. Sunniland field
sequence by years of wells


well location map, showing chronological
opened to deeper productive zones beginning
in 1962.


In the last month of 1964 the Sunniland field produced about
2,250 BOPD (barrels of oil per day) from 15 pumping wells. This
more than doubles the average daily yield from the field in 1961,
and. reflects the. opening to production, beginning in 1962, of new
and better zones less than 50 feet below those from which produc-
tion previously was obtained.






FLORIDA GEOLOGICAL SURVEY


been prepared by the State Board of Conservation. This has been
included in the present report as appendix 5.

2. On December 15, 1964, the State Board of Conservation,
following a public hearing pursuant to an application made by
the Sun Oil Company, issued Order No. 1, appendix 6, providing,
temporarily, for 160-acre spacing for oil wells. This spacing
provision is not final but is subject to review within a period
of 12 months.

The guide lines followed by the State in formulating Order No.
1 were: (1) to more effectively conserve its oil and gas resources,
(2) to protect correlative rights, and (3) to encourage further de-
velopment.

SUNNILAND FIELD

Production

Monthly oil production from the Sunniland Field in 1964 is
shown in table 7. A well location map of the field is provided in
figure 2. The field is operated by the Humble Oil and Refining
Company.

Table 7. Monthly Oil Production From the Sunniland Field, 1964.

Month Barrels

January 38,270
February 34,807
March 36,285
April 33,785
May 41,116
June 46,911
July 56,766
August 56,872
September 53,552
October 64,174
November 68,849
December 69,299

Total 600,686

The cumulative production of the field since its discovery
in 1943 to December 31, 1964, is 8,848,697 barrels of oil.







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The steady increase in yearly production from the Sunniland
field, 1961-1964 inclusive, with wells opened to deeper zones
which caused this increase, is shown in table 8. The locations
of the wells opened to the deeper zones, with the chronological
sequence of the well completions, is shown in figure 2.

Table 8. Wells opened to deeper zone in the Sunniland Field, with
increasing field production, 1961-1964 inclusive.
Field
Date of the "First Production Report" Production
Year on wells producing from the deeper zones (barrels)

1961 374,240

1962 Oct. 19, 1962: No. 18,G.C.R.C.1(new well) 414,673
Dec. 19, 1962: No. B-5 L.T.C.L.C.2
(new well)

1963 Jan. 15,1963: Nco. 5 G.C.R.C. (deepened) 463,642
Feb. 5,1963: No. 10 G.C.R.C. (deepened)

1964 May 19,1964: No. 19 G.C.R.C. (new well) 600,686
Oct. 8,1964: No. 21 G.C.R.C. (new well)
Nov. 4,1964: No. 22 G.C.R.C. (new well)

1. G.C.R.C. is the abbreviation for Gulf Coast Realties Corporation
2. L.T.C.L.C. is the abbreviation for Lee Tidewater Cypress Lumber
Company

In addition to completing three new producing wells in 1964
(table 8 and fig. 2), the operator recompleted the No. 18 Gulf
Coast Realties Corporation well, which was originally completed
in 1962 through perforations in the "D" zone at 11,585-11,589
feet as a producer of 198.5 BOPD and about 20 barrels of water
per day.

Upon recompletion in 1964 the "D" zone was cemented off and
perforations were opened in an upper zone at 11,559-11,567 feet.
In a test conducted June 30, 1964, this zone produced 495 BOPD
and 21 barrels of water. However, during the month of October,
1964, the production from the upper zone averaged 282 BOPD
and 145 barrels of water.

The well sheets of appendix 1 provide further information on
1964 operations in the Sunniland field, including the drilling of






INFORMATION CIRCULAR NO. 49


the No. 20 Gulf Coast Realties Corporation test, the only dry hole
for the field during the year.

The Sunniland crude oil is black and medium in weight (19-
260 A.P.I. gravity). It is associated with little gas (gas-oil ratios
are about 100 to 1). This crude oil is suitable principally for fuel
products.

Price Of The Crude Oil At The Well Head

In 1964, Humble's Sunniland crude oil sold for an average
price of $2.0087 per barrel at the well head. Corresponding figures
for the last 6 years are shown in table 9.


Table 9. Average price at the well head of Humble's
oil. 1959-1964. inclusive.


Sunniland crude


Year Price

1959 $2.75 to $2.85

1960 t2.38

1961 2.3921

1962 2.0938

1963 1.9880

1964 2.0087

The State of Florida receives a 5 percent severance tax on
the gross value of the oil at the well head (Florida Statutes Chap-
ter 211.02, instituted in 1945 and revised in 1947).

Distribution

In 1964, as in previous years, Humble's Sunniland crude oil
was trucked from the field to Port Everglades just south of Fort
Lauderdale, from which tankers transported it to the refinery at
Bay Way, New Jersey.

The Sunniland Pipe Line Company will complete a 4-inch pipe
line from the Sunniland field to the Belcher Oil Company Terminal
at Port Everglades in the near future; and effective March 1,1964,







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this company is authorized to transport Humble's crude oil through
its line. It is also understood that construction of a 6-inch line is
being considered, to permit the company to handle oil from both
the Sunniland and Sunoco-Felda Fields.

SUNOCO-FELDA FIELD

A well location and land map of the Sunoco-Felda field is
provided in figure 3. This map has been brought up-to-date by
revisions to December 1, 1965.

Production from this field began when the Sun Oil Company
No. 2, Red Cattle Company discovery well flowed 111 BOPD from
the open hole at 11,472-11,485 feet on the official production test.

The interval from which this production was obtained has
been designated theRoberts pool (zone) in State Board of Con-
servation Order No. 1, which used the Sun Oil Company, No. 1
Red Cattle Company well, a small producer, to indicate the zone.
Data on this well, including the cores and the electrical log, are
indexed as No. W-6644 in the files of the Florida Geological Sur-
vey in Tallahassee.

In the Commonwealth Oil Company, No. 3 Red Cattle Company
well, shown in figure 4, which was plugged and abandoned despite
a favorable drill stem test recovery from the zone, and which is
located 2 miles northeast of present production in the field, the
Roberts zone is 17 feet thick. It was reached at a depth of 11,483
feet, which occurs 67 feet below the top of the Sunniland Lime-
stone as defined by Paul L. Applin (1960, B 209); and it imme-
diately underlies a vertical permeability barrier consisting of
about 6 feet of hard to medium hard calcilutite (fine grained lime-
stone). The lower limit of the zone is picked at 11,500 feet, which
is the top of a relatively impermeable and resistive rock, and
which in this well appears to occur at the approximate oil-water
contact. The lithology of the Roberts zone in the Felda area is
calcarenite (medium grained limestone) which is brown, soft,
porous, miliolitic and partially dolomitized with incipient crys-
tallization; cores of this section in the Sunoco-Felda field are
saturated with heavy brown oil. It appears that the Roberts zone
of the Sunoco-Felda field is correlative with the lowest produc-
tive interval in the Sunniland field, referred to as the "D" zone
by the Humble Oil and Refining Company.













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14


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LEGEND

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JUNKED and ABANDONED
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REVISIONS

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SUNOCO-FELDA FIELD

HENDRYand COLLIER COUNTIES
FLORIDA
WELL LOCATION AND LAND MAP

STATE BOARD OF CONSERVATION
DIVISION OF GEOLOGY
PREPARED MAY 1965


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this company is authorized to transport Humble's crude oil through
its line. It is also understood that construction of a 6-inch line is
being considered, to permit the company to handle oil from both
the Sunniland and Sunoco-Felda Fields.

SUNOCO-FELDA FIELD

A well location and land map of the Sunoco-Felda field is
provided in figure 3. This map has been brought up-to-date by
revisions to December 1, 1965.

Production from this field began when the Sun Oil Company
No. 2, Red Cattle Company discovery well flowed 111 BOPD from
the open hole at 11,472-11,485 feet on the official production test.

The interval from which this production was obtained has
been designated theRoberts pool (zone) in State Board of Con-
servation Order No. 1, which used the Sun Oil Company, No. 1
Red Cattle Company well, a small producer, to indicate the zone.
Data on this well, including the cores and the electrical log, are
indexed as No. W-6644 in the files of the Florida Geological Sur-
vey in Tallahassee.

In the Commonwealth Oil Company, No. 3 Red Cattle Company
well, shown in figure 4, which was plugged and abandoned despite
a favorable drill stem test recovery from the zone, and which is
located 2 miles northeast of present production in the field, the
Roberts zone is 17 feet thick. It was reached at a depth of 11,483
feet, which occurs 67 feet below the top of the Sunniland Lime-
stone as defined by Paul L. Applin (1960, B 209); and it imme-
diately underlies a vertical permeability barrier consisting of
about 6 feet of hard to medium hard calcilutite (fine grained lime-
stone). The lower limit of the zone is picked at 11,500 feet, which
is the top of a relatively impermeable and resistive rock, and
which in this well appears to occur at the approximate oil-water
contact. The lithology of the Roberts zone in the Felda area is
calcarenite (medium grained limestone) which is brown, soft,
porous, miliolitic and partially dolomitized with incipient crys-
tallization; cores of this section in the Sunoco-Felda field are
saturated with heavy brown oil. It appears that the Roberts zone
of the Sunoco-Felda field is correlative with the lowest produc-
tive interval in the Sunniland field, referred to as the "D" zone
by the Humble Oil and Refining Company.





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1965
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INFORMATION CIRCULAR NO. 49


More complete information on the official production test of
the Sun, No. 2 Red Cattle Company discovery well for the Sunoco-
Felda field is:


Open-hole interval:
Rate of flowing production:
Choke size:
Tubing pressure:
Casing pressure:
B.S. and W:
Gravity
Viscosity:
Sulphur
Salt:


11,472-11,485 feet
111 BOPD
20/64-inch
30 p.s.i.
340 p.s.i.
3%
24.50 A.P.I.
93 at 100OF
3.42%
3,048 pounds per 1000 barrels


On November 23, 1964, the discovery well pumped, through a
28/64-inch choke, 427 BOPD, with 11 barrels of B.S. and W.
Additional information on this well is presented in the well sheets
(app. 1). As of the end of the year, drilling was completed on
the confirmation test, the Sun Oil Company, No. 1-A, The Collier
Company well (fig. 3, and the well sheets of app. 1). On a pro-
duction test conducted February 2, 1965, this well pumped from
the open hole at 11,488-11,495 feet, with no choke, 127 BOPD with
226 barrels of water.

The yield of the Sunoco-Felda field in 1964, by months, with
the wells which contributed to this production, is shown on table
10.

Table 10. Monthly oil production from the Sunoco-Felda field, with
producing wells, 1964.
Month Barrels Sun wells yielding this production

October 2,202 No. 2 Red Cattle Co., (discovery well)

November 7,322 No. 2 Red Cattle Co.

December 9,698 No. 2 Red Cattle Co.
No. 1-A The Collier Co.
19,222

The price paid at the wellhead for Sun's Sunniland crude
oil to date is $1.94 per barrel. This oil is trucked to Port Ever-
glades.





FLORIDA GEOLOGICAL SURVEY


Discussion of Geologic Cross Sections and Maps

FELDA AREA CROSS SECTIONS

The lithology shown on cross sections A-A' and B-B', figures
4 and 5, was described from 1-foot cores. The lithologic symbols
used in the sections were designed to facilitate correlation with
the electrical log. Thus, the wider the lithology symbol, the
harder the rock. This is an aid to correlating the resistivity curve
for a given well with samples or cores in that well. Where wells
are sufficiently close together, also, this procedure is useful in
correlating the lithology of one well with that of another.

Calcarenite (medium grained limestone) and calcilutite (fine
grained limestone) are defined at length in appendix 7. Both of
these rock types are represented by standard limestone symbols
(blocks), but for calcarenite the symbol is slightly larger, to
indicate the larger size of the constituent particles. Generally,
on the wells depicted in the sections, there is an increase in the
Spontaneous Potential opposite calcarenite, suggesting that the
relatively large grain size of this rock makes it more permeable
than calcilutite.

Some facts that are revealed by the cross sections A-A' and
B-B', with comments, are as follows:

1- The vertical permeability barrier overlying the Roberts
zone which produces in the Sunoco-Felda field consists of hard
to moderately-hard calcilutite and shaly calcilutite about 6 to 10
feet thick. The cap rock overlying the upper producing interval
in the Sunniland field, on the other hand, is an anhydrite ranging
from 30 to 40 feet in thickness. Drill stem test recoveries reveal
that in the Felda area the vertical permeability barrier is overlain
by salt water and underlain by oil.

It is possible that some of the non-productive wells in the
Sunoco-Felda area are located where this vertical permeability
barrier has been inadequate to prevent the upward escape of oil
accumulation. Possibly indicating such escape is the oil staining
found in the permeability barrier of two wells shown on cross
A-A'. These tests are the Commonwealth Oil Company, :No. 3
Red Cattle Company well, and the Commonwealth and Gulf Coast
Drilling and Exploration Company, No. 1 Red Cattle Company





INFORMATION CIRCULAR NO. 49


well. In the Sunniland field, however, even thinner hard limestone
layers 3 -to 5 feet in thickness are sufficient to separate the oil
in reservoirs A,B,C and D.

2. The reservoir rock of the Roberts zone (defined in this
report under "Production, Sunoco-Felda field") ranges from 12
to 23 feet in thickness in the wells of the cross sections. Of
the wells shown, the one which is nearest to production in the
Sunoco-Felda field is the Commonwealth Oil Company, No. 3
Red Cattle Company test, located 2% miles northwest of the Sun
Oil Company, No. 2 Red Cattle Company discovery well. The
drill stem test recovery from the Roberts zone in this Common-
wealth well (1,090 feet of oil in 7% hours) was the most favorable
of any taken in the wells depicted in the cross sections. The
core of the interval tested reveals that in this well the zone
consists of calcarenite which is brown, soft, porous, miliolitic
and partially dolomitized with incipient crystallization; the core
is saturated with heavy brown oil.

Strike section A-A' shows that 1% miles northwest of the
Commonwealth Oil Company well the calcarenite of the Roberts
zone becomes slightly harder, though it is still porous. The zone
was oil saturated, but oil recovery from the drill stem test was
low (5 feet of oil in 1% hours). About 20% miles to the southeast
the calcarenite of this zone is soft and porous as it is in the
Commonwealth Oil Company. No. 3 Red Cattle Company well,
but it lacks oil staining and is flooded with salt water.

Dip section B1 B shows that down-dip to the southwest the
Roberts zone consists of hard but porous limestone without oil
staining, and it is probably flooded with salt water. Up-dip to
the northeast is the Humble Oil and Refining Company, No. 1
Consolidated Naval Stores, Hole No. 2 well, which is located
about 4 miles north of the discovery well for the Sunoco-Felda
field, and which is structurally the highest well in the Felda
area. In this Humble well the zone is made up of calcarenite which
is moderately soft and dense, and which has only slight porosity.
The only oil show present consists of staining and a slight oil
cut from 2 feet of a core at 11,408-11,410 feet. It is reported that
at the time the core at this approximate interval was originally
described it contained "bleeding oil"; however, porosity is no
better than that described above for the entire zone. A drill stem
test from 11,414-11,426 feet recovered salt water with no oil.





FLORIDA GEOLOGICAL SURVEY


3. The oil-water contact, as revealed by staining in cores and
by electrical log resistivities, was determined primarily for the
two wells shown on the cross sections which had oil recoveries
from drill stem tests.

It is concluded from the above facts and comments, that where
commercial oil accumulation in the Roberts zone of the wells
shown on cross sections A-A' and B-B' is lacking, one or more)
of the causes may be: (1) inadequate capping material, (2) flood-
ing of the zone with salt water (in down-dip wells)" and (3) poor
to relatively poor permeability (north of the Sunoco-Felda field).

The two plugged and abandoned wells in the Felda area which
yielded oil and a preponderance of salt water on drill stem tests
of the Sunniland Limestone, shown in figures 4 and 5 (cross sec-
tions A-A' and B-B'), are more promising than was initially appa-
rent. This is concluded since both wells tested an interval that
included a water zone, the Roberts oil-bearing zone and the per-
meability barrier that separated them, as shown in table 11. It
is probable that if the Roberts zone only had been tested, oil
and salt water percentages would have been much more encou-
raging, and possibly the rate of oil recovery would have been
greater.

In the Sunniland Limestone, about 120 to 130 feet below the
base of the Roberts zone and 30 feet above the top of the Punta
Gorda Anhydrite, as described by the Applins (1965, p. 39), oil
shows are present in hard calcareous rock in the Humble Oil and
Refining Company, No. 1 Consolidated Naval Stores well, of
Lee County, and in the same operator's No. 1 Consolidated Naval
Stores test in Hendry County. During a drill stem test the Lee
County well recovered 2,130 feet of gas and 90 feet of oil (fig.
5). It is interesting that in the wells, most of the less indurated
rock of the Sunniland Limestone lacks shows. Quite often in
south Florida shows are found in tight rock but not in porous
rock. It is possible that in the Felda area, in Early Cretaceous
sections, this circumstance may be explained by the flushing
of oil zones by circulation of either salt or fresh water.

STRUCTURAL NOSING OFFSHORE FROM SOUTHERN
SARASOTA COUNTY

A structure map depicting the top of the St. Marks Formation
is shown in figure 6. Data on wells contoured on this map is shown





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which were plugged and abandoned in the Felda area.
Fluid Oil Interval tested Make-up of the interval
recovery and (thickness) tested and (thickness)
Well on DST Salt water feet feet

Commonwealth Oil Co. 1,090' oil 12% 11,435-492 (57) 11,435-476 (41):
No. 3 Red Cattle Co. 9,060' salt Overlying water zone
water in 71/2 11,476-484 (8): Vert.
hours (this is permeability barrier
a rate of about 11,484-492 (8): Roberts
11/Y BOPD) zone

Commonwealth and 5' oil 0.2% 11,446-483(37) 11,446-466 (20):
Gulf Coast Drilling 2,300' salt Overlying water zone
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22 FLORIDA GEOLOGICAL SURVEY

coincide rather well (fig. 6) with regional gravity highs by Lyons,
as shown in figure 7, and this map may reflect structural highs in
the Cretaceous. It will be noted that there is a trend of highs on
the top of the St. Marks Formation which plunges into the Gulf
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INFORMATION CIRCULAR NO. 49


MESOZOIC CROSS SECTIONS OF NORTHWESTERN FLORIDA

The Citronelle oil field of Mobile County, Alabama is located
33 miles west-northwest of the Florida-Alabama boundary. The
1961 production from the Rodessa-Pine Island-Sligo section of
Lower Cretaceous (Trinity) Age in this field was 5,872,403 bar-
rels of high gravity oil (averaging 40 to 45 degrees A.P.I.) from
290 pumping wells. Cumulative production from discovery of the
field in October, 1955, to January 1, 1962, was 26,945,022 barrels
of oil (Oil and Gas Year Book of 1962, Part 2, p. 11). The depth
from which production was obtained ranged in the discovery well,
the Zack Brooks, No. 1 Donovan test, from 10,870 to 11,414 feet
(Frascogna, 1957, p. 38). This depth range is typical for Citro-
nelle field wells.

In Mississippi 29 oil fields and two gas fields produce from
the Rodessa-Sligo sequence, according to a summary (1962) by
Henry N. Tolar, Consulting Geologist.

Rock units which make up the Rodessa-Pine Island-Sligo
sequence in the area of the Citronelle field are shown in figure 8,
which is a stratigraphic comparison chart extracted from an un-
published thesis by Henry J. McCoy (1958, p. 8).

Cross sections using 12 wells extending from Citronelle field
to a test offshore from Franklin County, Florida are given in
figures 9, 10, and 11. Tops shown on these sections were based
on sample and electrical log study by several workers in this
area, and by the writer, who assumes responsibility for all of
the tops.

Well control is inadequate to reveal the strike of Mesozoic
formations in southern Alabama and northwestern Florida. It is
believed, however, that the east-west cross sectional line A-A'
approximately parallels the northern boundary of the basin in
which Mesozoic sediments were deposited. The electrical log
cross sections (figs. 9, 10 and 11) reveal:

1. The depths, and possible depths, at which the Rodessa-
SPine Island-Sligo section may be reached in northwestern Florida.

2. The Rodessa-Pine Island-Sligo sediments in the three
deep tests in Escambia and Santa Rosa counties, Florida are







FLORIDA GEOLOGICAL SURVEY


STEPHENSONetal FRASCOGNA


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of the Citronelle oil field, Mobile County, Alabama (afterMcCoy,
unpublished thesis, 1958, p. 8).


McCOY
1958








INFORMATION CIRCULAR NO. 49


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* TOPS FOR WELL NO.1 PROVIDED BYALABAMA GEOLOGICAL SURVEY.
[9 ASSIGNMENT OF A JURASSIC AGE TO THE LOUANN SALT AFTER
SCOTT. HAYES AND FETZ (19611
HAZZARD. SPOONER AND BLANPIED 1947) CONSIDER THIS FORMATION
TO BE OF PERMAN AGE.


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INFORMATION CIRCULAR NO. 49


quite similar to those in the Citronelle field. The Ferry Lake
Anhydrite is common to both areas, and serves as a good marker
in electrical log correlations. The presence of this unit, as well
as other anhydrites, proves the existence of an evaporite basin.

3. Mesozoic formations are higher, beginning with the Pan
American, No. 1 Sealy test in Walton County, Florida, on the
east end of cross section A-A' than they are on the west end.
For example, the structural elevation of the Mooringsport Forma-
tion is 2,967 feet higher in the Gulf Coast Drilling and Exploration
Company, No. 1 U.S.A. well, in Liberty County, Florida than it
is in the Citronelle field. Also the predominantly red shaly cha-
racter of the Mesozoic sediments in the eastward wells of cross
section A-A' indicates that they are the updip equivalents of the
more calcareous sediments of Mesozoic age to the west. For these
reasons correlations of the Mesozoic section in wells to the east
with the Citronelle field section is difficult. Also, the section
in the eastward wells appears much less promising than is that
nearer to the Citronelle field because of the large increase in
the percentage of red shares to the east.

It may be inferred that the eastward continuation of the Meso-
zoic horizons which underlie the Citronelle field lies south of
the eastward extension of cross sectional line A-A' in a trough
approximately outlined on a structure map by Antoine and Hard-
ing (1965, p. 169) of the pre-Cretaceous basement based on seis-
mic refractions, as shown in figure 12. It shows that the axis of
the trough lies offshore and parallels the northwestern coast of
Florida; this trough is about 35 miles wide at the 15,000-foot
contour level; and it is filled with sediments (of probable Mesozoic
and Cenozoic ages) with a thickness in excess of about 15,000
feet.

INVESTMENTS BY OIL COMPANIES IN THE
PHOSPHATE INDUSTRY OF FLORIDA

Recently a number of oil companies have invested in phos-
phate companies of Polk and Hillsborough counties. Cities Service
Oil Company has taken over the Tennessee Corporation and its
subsidiary, U.S. Phosphoric Products Division; Continental Oil
Company has merged with the American Agricultural Chemical
Company; and Socony-Mobil Oil Company has merged with the


















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L. O '" 0 CONTOUR INTERVAL 1000 FEET -91000 MILES
G% o--oSEISMIC FRACTION PROFILE, M I
87 86* 85 84* 8582* 6 so*

Figure 12. Contour map on top of the Pre-Cretaoeous basement extractedd
from a paper by Antoine and Harding, 1965).
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from a paper by Antoine and Harding, 1965i).






INFORMATION CIRCULAR NO. 49


Virginia-Carolina Chemical Company. A number of oil companies,
also, have been actively exploring for new deposits of phosphate,
primarily in the northeastern and northern parts of the State, espe-
cially in the area of Hamilton, Columbia, Baker, Union, Bradford,
Alachua, Suwannee and Madison counties. These companies in-
clude Occidental Oil Company, Gulf Oil Corporation, Tenneco
Oil Company, Shell Oil Company, Sinclair Oil and Gas Company,
Esso and Kerr-McGee Oil Company. It is reported that in 1965,
the Occidental Oil Company will construct a 10 million dollar
phosphate plant in southeastern Hamilton County.

The primary reasons for the trend of investment by oil com-
panies in the phosphate industry are:

1. Nitrogen and phosphate are two of the basic ingredients in
fertilizer (with the third ingredient being potash). Large oil com-
panies have almost unlimited supplies of nitrogen as a by-product
of their production of natural gas. They are acquiring phosphate
to bring these two important ingredients under one management.

2. One of the largest customers of the oil companies is the
American farmer, an established buyer of fuel, gas and pesticides.
It is anticipated that using this established market as a common
channel for the integrated fertilizer products will be an advantage
to the expanding fertilizer industry.

3. It is estimated that the annual increase in fertilizer demand
will be 10 percent in the United States alone, and that world fer-
tilizer demand will double by 1970. This anticipated growth of
the fertilizer market is attractive to oil companies seeking in-
vestment opportunities.






INFORMATION CIRCULAR NO. 49


quite similar to those in the Citronelle field. The Ferry Lake
Anhydrite is common to both areas, and serves as a good marker
in electrical log correlations. The presence of this unit, as well
as other anhydrites, proves the existence of an evaporite basin.

3. Mesozoic formations are higher, beginning with the Pan
American, No. 1 Sealy test in Walton County, Florida, on the
east end of cross section A-A' than they are on the west end.
For example, the structural elevation of the Mooringsport Forma-
tion is 2,967 feet higher in the Gulf Coast Drilling and Exploration
Company, No. 1 U.S.A. well, in Liberty County, Florida than it
is in the Citronelle field. Also the predominantly red shaly cha-
racter of the Mesozoic sediments in the eastward wells of cross
section A-A' indicates that they are the updip equivalents of the
more calcareous sediments of Mesozoic age to the west. For these
reasons correlations of the Mesozoic section in wells to the east
with the Citronelle field section is difficult. Also, the section
in the eastward wells appears much less promising than is that
nearer to the Citronelle field because of the large increase in
the percentage of red shares to the east.

It may be inferred that the eastward continuation of the Meso-
zoic horizons which underlie the Citronelle field lies south of
the eastward extension of cross sectional line A-A' in a trough
approximately outlined on a structure map by Antoine and Hard-
ing (1965, p. 169) of the pre-Cretaceous basement based on seis-
mic refractions, as shown in figure 12. It shows that the axis of
the trough lies offshore and parallels the northwestern coast of
Florida; this trough is about 35 miles wide at the 15,000-foot
contour level; and it is filled with sediments (of probable Mesozoic
and Cenozoic ages) with a thickness in excess of about 15,000
feet.

INVESTMENTS BY OIL COMPANIES IN THE
PHOSPHATE INDUSTRY OF FLORIDA

Recently a number of oil companies have invested in phos-
phate companies of Polk and Hillsborough counties. Cities Service
Oil Company has taken over the Tennessee Corporation and its
subsidiary, U.S. Phosphoric Products Division; Continental Oil
Company has merged with the American Agricultural Chemical
Company; and Socony-Mobil Oil Company has merged with the






INFORMATION CIRCULAR NO. 49 31

BIBLIOGRAPHY

Antoine, John W.
1965 (and Harding, James L.) Structure beneath continental
shelf, Northeastern Gulf of Mexico: American Association
of Petroleum Geologists Bull., v. 49, No. 2 (Feb., 1965),
p. 157-171, 12 figs., 1 table.

Applin, Paul L.
1960 Significance of changes in thickness and lithofacies of
the Sunniland limestone, Collier County, Fla.: U.S. Geo-
logical Survey Professional Paper 400-B, 2 p., 1 fig.

1965 (and Applin, Esther R.) The Comanche Series and asso-
ciated rocks in the subsurface in central and south Florida:
U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 447, 84 p.,
2 tables, 11 plates, 53 fig.

Harding, James L.
1965 (see Antoine John W.)

Lyons, Paul L.
1950 A gravity map of the United States: Tulsa Geological
Society Digest. Describes and shows a regional Bouguer
anomaly gravity map of the United States based on pre-
viously published sources and data supplied by the Carter
Oil Company.

McCoy, Henry J.
1958 An electric log and sample study of the Citronelle oil
field, Mobile County, Alabama: Unpublished Master Thesis,
Florida State University, p. 1-33, Florida State University
Strozier Library file No. 553.28, R. 111 S.

Tolar, Henry N.
1962 Producing wells by fields in Mississippi, prepared for
the Petroleum Department of the Deposit Guarantee Bank
and Trust Company, Jackson, Mississippi: A leaflet.

Winter, Victor C.
1954 Pollard field, Escambia County, Alabama: Gulf Coast
Assoc. Geol. Soc. Trans., v. 4, p. 121-141, 14 figs.



























APPENDIX 1

WELL SHEETS, 1964







COLLIER COUNTY


SFS well and -Commenced
FQS no, locality designation* Company or owner Location -Completed Elevation Depth


W.6150 WCr 48S.30E-20 ad


Humble Oil and
Refining Company
No, 18 Gulf Coast
Realties Corp,
Permit 300


Sec. 20.T48S-R30E
3700' S and 1850' W of
the NE corner of the
section


let completion
-August 3, 1962
-October 19, 1962
Recompleted
-May 24, 1964
-June 30, 1964


32' DF. 11,821'
(2861 below
top of
Sunniland
Limestone)


REMARKS: A.


Subsurface record:
(1) Status: producing well
(2) Casing program:
20" at 116' w/250 ex
13 3/8" at 1,027' w/570 sx
9 5/8" at 4,361' w/325 sx
7" at 11,741' w/130 sx
2 1/2" tubing at 5,600'


(3) Induction electrical log, 1024'-11. 806'.
(4) The top of the Sunniland limestone was reached at 11,534 (-11, 502) feet. On this marker it remains
structurally the highest well in the field.
(5) The productive zones in this well, with depths, are: 11, 534'-11, 536', 11, 546'-11, 554', 11, 555'-11, 578',
11,580'-11, 5901.
(6) DST's: None in 1962 or 1964.

*This system is described in figure 13 and appendix 8.






COLLIER COUNTY


REMARKS: (cont.)


(7) As originally completed in 1962 this well was perforated from 11,585-11, 589 feet.
Recovery on a pumping' test from this interval of the No. 18 well, as reported
on the First Production Report ot October 19, 1962, was:


Barrels
Oil Water %Water


198.50 19.8


GOR, 100 to 1
Gravity, 19.6* A. P.I.
Tubing pressure, 120 p. s. i,
Casing pressure, 0

(8) This well was recompleted as of June 30, 1964. The perforations at 11,585-11,589 feet
(and also those at 11,575-11,580 feet) were squeezed off.

The well was then perforated from 11,559 (IES)- 11,567 feet with 12 shots. The interval
was acidized with 300 gallons. Information from the pumping test reported in the First
Production Report dated June 30, 1964, is:


Producing interval (through perforations):
7-inch casing seat:
T.D. of hole:
2 1/2-inch tubing set at:
Pump data:
Working barrel
Length of stroke
Strokes per minute
Production prior to this test:
Duration of test:
Choke size:
Recovery:


11,559 (IES)-11,567'
11,741
11,'821
5,600


24 hours
2 1/4" pump


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Barrels
Fluid Oil Water %Water

516 495 21 4

GOR, 100 to 1
Gravity, 25.40 A. P. I. at 60'

About 4 months later, on a pumping test conducted in October, 1964, the recovery from
11,559' (IES)- 11,567' (the same interval as that of the immediately proceeding report) was:

Barrels
Fluid Oil Water % Water

427 282 145 34


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COLLIER COUNTY


FGS well and -Commenced
FGS no. locality designation Company or owner Location -Completed Elevation Depth


W-6609 WCr 48S-30E-20 da


Humble Oil and
Refining Company
No. 19 Gulf Coast
Realties Corp.
Permit 312


Sec. 20-T48S-R30E
4158.4' S and 2042.1'
E of the NW corner of
the section


-March 14, 1964
-May 19, 1964


37.95D.F. 11,655
(115' below
top of
Sunniland
Limestone)


REMARKS: A.


Subsurface record:
(1) Status: producing well
(2) Casing program:
20" at 204' w/350 sx
13 3/8" at 1445' w/600 sx
9 5/8" at 4422' w/450 ex
7" at 11,658' w/450 sx
2 7/8" tubing at 5, 005'
(3) Induction-electrical log, 4419-11,654; gamma ray-neutron log, 4400-11,655.
(4) The top of the Sunniland Limestone was reached at 11,540 (-11, 502) feet.
(5) The productive zones in this well are: 11,540'-11,547', 11,552'-11,562', 11,567'-11,573',
11,578'-11,592L, 11,598'-11,602'.
(6) DST's: None








COLLIE COUNTY


(7) This well was perforated 11,583-11,588 feet, and then acidized with 300 gallons,


(8) Production: Information on the pumping test (of the perforated
on the First Production Report dated May 19, 1964, is:

Producing interval (through perforations):
7-inclh casing seat:
T.D, of hole:
2 7/8-inch tubing set at:
Pump data:
Working barrel
Length of stroke
Strokes per minute:
Production prior to this test:
Duration of test:
Choke size:
Recovery:


Barrels


Water


and acidiaed interval at 11,583-11,588 feet) reported


11,583-11,588 (IES)
11,647
11,650
5,005

2"
108"
11
228 barrels
24 hours


%Water


GOR, 100 to 1
Gravity, 25. 6 A. P. I. at 60*

About 5 months later, on a pumping test conducted in October, 1964, the recovery from 11,583'-
11,588 feet (the same interval as that of the immediately proceeding report) was:


Barrels
Fluid
501. 5


%Water
27


Water
136.5






COLLIER COUNTY


FOS well and -Commenced
FGS no. locality designation Company or owner Location -Completed Elevation Depth


WCr 48S-30E-28 cc


Humble Oil and
Refining Company
No. 20 Gulf
Coast Realties
Corporation
Permit 311


Sec. 28-T48S-R30E
660' N and 660' E of
the SW corner of the
section


-Feb. 1, 1964
-June 21, 1964


34' D.F. 11,695'
(105' below
top of the
Sunniland
Limestone


REMARKS: A. Subsurface record:
(1) P and A. This was a dry offset at the
(2) Casing program:
*20" at 209' w/345 sx
13 3/8" at 1,447' w/450 ex
9 5/8" at 4,420' w/450 sx
7" at 11,708' w/400 ex
2 7/8" tubing


SE end of the Sunniland field.


The plugging details are:

Depth


0-30'
4,266-4,400'
11,520-11,620'


In 13 3/8-inch casing:
In 9 5/8-inch casing:
In 7-inch casing:


set 30 sacks of common cement.
set 50 sacks of common cement with 4% gel.
set 30 sacks of Texcor cement with 4% gel and 1. 5% HR7.
Then the 7-inch casing was cut at 4409 feet, and 124 joints of it
were recovered.


(3) Induction-electrical log, 1,447-11, 694.


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(4) The top of the Sunniland Limestone was reached
(5) DST'se None
(6) Perforative and acidation data on this well is;


Number and size
of perforations


at 11,590' (.11,556),



Quantity
of acid


11,592-11,600
and 11,606-
11,611 (PDC)

11,616-11,620
(IES)

11,616-11,620
(IES)

11,641-11.643
(GR)

11,641-11,6431
(IES)


4 shots per foot



4 shots per foot
(2 1/16" gun)

4 shots per foot
( 5" gun)

4 shots per foot
(5" gun)

4 shots per foot
(4 i" gun)


(7) Swabbing operations extended over a period of
black oil with large volumes of salt water.


several months. Recoveries consisted of thinly disseminated


Perforated
interval


500 gal.
500 gal.


1000 gal.


- ---- ~--- ---`


interval





COLLIER COUNTY


FGS well and -Commenced
FGS no. locality designation Company or owner Location -Completed Elevation Depth


WCr 48S-30E-19 da Humble Oil and
Refining Company
No. 21 Gulf Coast
Realties Corp.
Permit 316


Sec. 19-T48S-R30E
1980' S and 1980' E
of the NW corner of
the section.


-Aug. 5, 1964
-Oct. 8, 1964


35'D.F. 11,667'
(125' below
top of the
Sunniland
Limestone)


REMARKS: A. Subsurface record:
(1) Statusi producing well
(2) Casing program:
20" at.209' w/350 ex.
13 3/8" at 1381' w/600 ex.
9 5/8" at 447.0' w/400 ex.
7" at 11,649' w/350 ex.
2 7/8" tubing at 11,625'
(3) Induction-electrical log, 4457'-11. 662'.
(4) The top of the Sunniland Limestone was reached at 11,542' (-11, 507) feet.
(5) The productive zones in this well are: 10, 542'-11,552', 11,558'-11,562', 11, 575'-11, 600', 11,610'-
(6) 11, 618'.
(6) DST's: (see next page)


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Working Formation pressure
pressure (psi)
From To Chokes Time (psi) or blow -Flowing .Shutiln Recovery


948 5251


11,389' 11,424' 1/4"




11,430' 11,444' 1/4" and
5/8"


948 4225


1900' oil
Z000' water
400 mud
7000 gas

1530' oil
2000' water
30' mud
7870 gas


(7) Perforation and acidation data on this well is:


Depth Number of perforations


11,589- 4/foot (20 shots)
11,599

11,612- 4/foot (20 shots)
11,617'


Quantity of acid


300 gal.


250 gal.


-Final production was obtained from the first interval of perforations (11,589-11, 599). It is assumed that the
second interval of perforation was squeezed off.


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(8) Information from the pumping test reported in the First Production Report dated October 8, 1964, is:


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Fluid


578


Barrels
Oil


11,589'-11,599'
11,657'
11,650'
11,625'

2"
74"
352 barrels
24 hours


Water % Water


376 202 35


GOR, 100 to 1
Gravity, 26. 2 A. P.I. at 60'

On another pumping'test conducted in October, 1964, the recovery from 11-589'-11, 599' (the same interval
as that of the immediately proceeding report) was:
Barrels


Fluid


Oil


Water % Water


528 417 111 21


Producing interval (through perforations):
7-inch casing seat:
T. D. of hole :
2 7/8." tubing set at:
Pump Data:
Working barrel -
Length of stroke
Production prior to this test:
Duration of test:
Choke size:
Recovery:







COLLIER COUNTY


FOS well and
FOS no, locality designation Company or owner


cCommenced
-Completed


Location


Elevation Depth


W. WCr 485.30E-20 bc Humble Oil and
Refining Company
No, 22 Gult Coast
Realties Corp.
Permit 317


Sac, 20-T48S-R30E
1980' E and 1620' N
of the SW corner of
the section


*Sept, 14, 1964
-Nov, 4, 1964


34.47 D.F. 11,655'
(117' below
top of the
Sunniland
Limestone)


REMARKS: A, Subsurface record
(1) Status: producing well
(2) Casing program:
20" at 213' w/350 ex
13 3/8" at 1425' w/600 ex
9 5/8" at 4412' w/400 ex
7" at 11,654' w/450 ex
(3) Induction-electrical log, 4404'-11,653'
(4) Sidewall cores, attempted 41, recovered 36 from 8,307 to 11,636'.
(5) The top of the Sunniland Limestone was reached at 11,538 (-11,504) feet.
(6) The productive zones are: 11., 38'-11, 548', 11,553'-11,563', 11,566'-11,578', 11, 581'-11, 595',
11, 598'-11,610.
(7) DST'e: None


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COLLIER COUNTY


(8) This well was per forated from 11,58Z-11, 590 feet with 4 shots per foot, and then the zone was acidized
with 300 gallons.
(9) Production: Intormation on the pumping test reported in the First Production Report dated November 4,
1964, is:


Producing interval (through perforations):
7-inch casing seat:
T.D. of hole:
2 7/8" tubing set at:
Pump data:
Length of stroke
Strokes per minute
Production prior to this test:
Duration of test:
Choke size:
Recovery:
Barrels
Oil Water % Water

552 61 10


11,582-11,590' (IES)
11,654'
11,655'
5,052'

74"
12
50 barrels, approximately
6 hours


GOR, 100 to 1
Gravity, 25. 8 A.P.I. at 60
Tubing pressure, 80 pa. i.
Casing pressure, 50 p. s.i.


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COLLIER COUNTY


FGS well and ,Commenced
FGS no, locality designation Company or owner Location -Completed Elevation Depth

W-6924 WCr 46S-29E.4 cb Sun Oil Company Sec. 4-T46S-R29E -October 18, 1964 55 D. F. 4,550'
No. 1 the Collier 1520' from the N -November 13, 1964
Company line, and 1320' from
Permit 319 the E line of the
section *


REMARKS: A. Subsurface record:
(1) Status (as of November 12, 1964): water supply well.
(2) Casing program:
20" at 89' w/200 sx
13 3/8" at 1360' w/200 ex
containing 4% gel., and
428 sx of neat cement
(3) The operator used drilling mud to get the hole started through the relatively loose lithology at the top of the
hole. Drilling with mud continued until circulation was lost at 902'. From that point on the operator
drilled with water. >
(4) Cuttings samples, 0-89', 95-865; driller's log, 0-4, 550' and 1360-2, 660'; gamma ray-neutron log (in casing),
0-1,241 I'.
(5) The operator made successful recoveries on three fishing jobs beginning at about 2,700 feet where a caving
boulder zone was drilled. Drilling operations with an 11-inch bit were continued to a depth of 4, 550 feet,
which was to be the casing seat for intermediate (9 5/B-inch) casing. On the second "wiping" pass made
into the hole to assure clearance for the casing, the bit would not go below the depth of about 2, 700 feet,
at which.the boulder zone had been encountered in drilling operations.
At this point the operator began reaming the hole with an 11-inch bit. By the time the operator had reamed
to 3, 550'feet, however, the drill bit had strayed 7 j degrees off its course. Since the acceptable limit to
deviation is 21 degrees, the operator decided to abandon the hole.

*This step-out well is 1 miles SE of the Red Cattle No. 2 discovery Well.






COLLIER COUNTY


(6) Because of the relative scarcity of shallow water to be used for drilling purposes in the area of this well, it
was decided to convert this hole to use as an (artesian) water well. Casing (13 3/8-inch) was perforated at
752-762 feet, 810-816 feet, 836-846 feet and 902-912 feet.
After the well has served its purpose as a water well for drilling operations, the operator will cement off the
pe:forations and otherwise complete plugging the hole as required to protect fresh water resources.
(7) After abandoning the No. 1 Collier Company well as described above, the operation skidded the rig 110. 9 feet
to the southwest to spud the No. 1-A Collier Company test. 0









COLLIER COUNTY


FOS well and -Commenced
FOS no, locality designation Company or owner Location -Completed Elevation Depth


W-7007 WCr 46S.29E-4 cb


Sun Oil Company
No, 1-A ibe
Collier Company
Permit 319


Sec, 4.T46S-R29E
1583' from the N
line and 1415' from the
E line of the section


-Nov. 12, 1964
-Feb. 1, 1965


55' D,F. 11,495'


REMARKS: A.Subsurface record:
(1) Status: producing well from the open hole at 11,488'-11,495'.
(2) Casing program:
20" at 89' w/200 sx
13 3/8" at 1359' w/200 sx
9 5/8" at 3693' w/200 sx
5 1/2" at 11,488' w/400 sx
(3) Core recoveries as reported in Rinehart's Oil and Gas Report, February 15, 1965, were:
Recovery
11,4461-466' 18' 4" hard dense limestone. No show of oil.
11,466'-476' 9'4" dolomite and limestone. No show of oil.
11,478'-488' 9'6" non-porous limestone. No show of oil.
11,488'-495' t61 limestone. No show of oil.
1' slightly porous limestone with a show of oil
5' limestone with a good show of oil.
(4) Test results on this well, as described by Rinehart's Oil and Gas Report, February 18, 1965, (p. s) were:
"Drilled plug, F/20 BLOPD, F/12 BOPD, TP 0#, CP 25.50#, gray 23 deg, swbd 161 BO and 21 BSW/10 hrs,
P/84.BO and 133 BSWPD, P/84 BO and 156 BSWPD, P/82 BO and 165 BWPD, P/75 BOPD and 178 BWPD, P/107
BO and 206 BW/23 hrs, P/130 BO and 248 BWPD, P/113 BO and 248 BWPD."




HENDRY COUNTY


FGS well and -Commenced
FGS no. locality designation Company or owner Location -Completed Elevation Depth

W-6644 WHy 45S-29E-30 ab Sun Oil Company Sec. 30-T45S-R29E April 30, 1964 52 D.F. 12,686'
No. 1 Red Cattle 660' S and 661' E of June 18, 1964 35.75' Ground
Company the NW corner of the
Permit 314 NE quarter of the
section.


REMARKS: A. Subsurface record:
1. Status: P. and A.
2. Casing program:
20" in 26" hole at 215' w/200 sx.
13 3/8" in 17 1/2" hole at 1430' w/450 sx.
9 5/8" in 12 1/4" hole at 4471' w/450 ex.
3. Cutting samples, drillers log, induction-electrical log, 4477-12, 686; formation density log,
5150-5900 and 9, 000'-12, 684'.
4. DST's


Working Formation pressure (psi)
Chokes pressure BHFPI BHFPF BHSIP Hydrostatic
From To Top Bottom Time or blow (psi) (Shut-in 30 min.) Top Bottom Recovery


11,483 11,518


1/4" 5/8"


1 hr. Immediately
fair, after 5
min. good


1163 top
909
bottom


3394 top
3309
bottom


4859 top
4831
bottom


5366 5310 1,500' oil
(260 oil + we
1250' we cut
with 5% oil)
3,950' lost
assumed to
be sw (Gr of
oil 16" A. P.
I. at 88*F)
Salt: 153,000
ppm.
CL 93,000
ppm.
Ca: 19,000
ppm.


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REMARKS: (cont.)
(5) The results of a chemical analysis by the U, S. Geological Survey of a water
test at 11,475-12,680 were:


p P. m.

Silica (SiO2) 0
Iron (Fe) 1, 0*
Calcium (Ca) 21,100
Magnesium (Mg) 2, 880
Sodium (Na) 55,600
Potassium (K) 2,850
Bicarbonate (HC03)86
Carbonate (C03) 0
Sulfate (S04) 1,030
Chloride (Cl) 131,0.00
Fluoride (F) 8.6
Nitrate (NO3) 73


sample taken from the drill stem


P. P. rn,

Dissolved solids
calculated 215,000
Residue on
evaporation at
180*C 271,000
Hardness as
CaCO3 64,500
Noncarbonate
hardness as
CaCO3 64,400
Specific conductance
(micromhos at
25*C) 192,000
pH 5.8

*In solution when analyzed.


(6) This well was plugged and abandoned on November 6, 1964.


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HENDRY COUNTY


FGS well and -Commenced
FGS no. locality designation Company or owner Location -Completed Elevation Depth


W-6682 WHy 45S-29E-32 bb


Sun Oil Company
No. 2 Red Cattle
Company
Permit 315


Sec. 32-T45S-R29E
850' S and 835' W of
the NE corner of the
section.


Commenced:
June 25, 1964
Completed:
July 22, 1964
Tested:
October 9, 1964


53' D.F., 11,485
est. (54' below
the top of
the Sunni-
land form-
ation,
restricted)


A. Subsurface record:
1. Sunoco-Felda field producer and discovery well: cuttings,
induction-electrical log, 4, 506-i1,485'.
2. Casing program:
20" in 26" hole at 120' w/200 sx
13 3/8" in 17 1/2" hole at 14951 w/650 sx
9 5/8" in 12 1/4" hole at 4506' w/450 sx
5 1/2" in 8 3/4" hole at 11,471' w/600 sx
2 1/2" tubing at 5,028'
3. Core at'11,467-11,485'
4 1/2' hard, dense limestone cap
13' porous, saturated limestone


samples, driller's log, 0-11,485;


4. The results of the favorable drill stem test which indicated the promise of this (discovery) well were:


REMARKS;


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Working Formation -res-ure (pet)
Chokes pressure -Flowing Hydrostatic
From To Top Bottom Time (psi) -Shut-in (30 min.) (psi) Recovery


11,467 11,485
(with Z,024' of
water cushion)


5/8"


1/4"


5 hrs, Blow: 14 3/4
Shut-in: 114


Initial Final
1396 4M578
not given 5041


5285


Note: Gas came to the surface in 5 hours and 5 minutes.

-Analysis of the above oil recovery revealed its characteristics to be:


9262'of oil
(132 bble.)
with no salt water


24.5
3.42
-450 F


%Paraffin
Viscosity
Salt


1.96
93 at 100*
3,084 lbs. per 1000 bble.


(5) On the production test, October 9, 1964, (the date of the press conference granted by Mr. Hill,
Southwest Division Manager for Sun), the well flowed natural from the open hole at 11, 4721-11, 485'
through a 20/64-inch choke at a rate of 111 BOPD with 3 percent BS and W. Tubing pressure
was 30 p. s. i., and casing pressure was 340 p. s. i.


Gravity
VSulfur
Pour point,






HENDRY COUNTY


(6) The producing interval, 11,472'-11,485', in the well was washed with acid as follows:




Chemical Maximum injection Maximum pressure
Date used Quantity pressure, surface (p. s. i.) Tubing pressure (p. s. i.) against formation (p. a. i.)


HC1


250 gallons 900
(6 bbls.)


Oct. 28, Retarded 750 gallons 750
1964 HCI (18 bbls.)


*600


*520


-A detailed description of the injection of the retarded acid on October 28, 1964, is:

The Hallibirton Company, acidized the well with 750 gallons (18 barrels) of chemically retarded 15 percent HC1.
They pumped the acid to the formation point with 49 1/2 barrels of crude oil. The acid was on the formation at 1:45 p.m.


Maximum injection rate:
Average injection rate:
Maximum treating pressure:
Average treating pressure:
Final treating pressure:
5-minute shut-in pressure:
All oi the acid was pumped in the formation at 3:20 p. m.


0. 2 bbls. per min.
0. 2 bbls. per min.
750 p. a. i.
650 p. s. i.
750 p. s. i.
625 p. e. i.


The excess retarded acid was reversed out of the hole with 93 barrels of crude oil. This part of the operation
required from 3:45 p.m. to 5:20 p.m.

The well was opened at 5:40 p. n;. on a 16/64-inch choke. The tubing pressure was 520 p. .i. ,and the casing
pressure was 520 p. s.i.








HNNDRY COUNTY


(7) A listing of selected flowing production rates, with associated information, October 9-November 2,
(inclusive), 1964 isi


For tests of less than For tests of 24-hour
24-hours duration
Duration Under flowing Amount BS & W Estimated Actual Percentage


1964 of conditions of during
Date Choke test T. P. C. P. production test

Natural:
Oct. 9 20/64" 30 340 3.%

(immediately before acidation)

After acidation with 6 bbls. of regular HC1 and just prior to acidation with 18 bbls. of

Oct. 28 16/64" 5%

After acidation kith 18 barrels of retarded HCl
:Oct. 2916/64" 13 hours 170 170 165 bbls. 5%
p.e.i. p. s.i.
Oct. 29 16/64" 1 hour 15 bbls.
Oct. 30 14/64" 13 hours 170 175 148 bbls.
p. s. i. p. i.
Oct. 31 14/64" 22 hours 246 bbls.
'Nov. 2 16/64" 3 3/4 hours
S 20/64" 20 1/4 hours 90. 60
p, e.i. psei,1


BOPD BOPD BS k W


111

105

retarded HCI
215


304

360
273

268


307 2 1/2%


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Producing interval (open hole):
5 1/2-inch casing seat:
T.D. of hole:
2 1/2-inch tubing set at:
S Pump;Data:
Working barrel
Length of stroke
Strokes per minute
Production prior to this test:
Duration of test:
Choke size:
Recovery:


reported on the First Production Report, dated November 23, 1964,


11,472.11, 485'
11,471'
.11,489i
5,028'

2 1/2"
120"


6. S
6,912.02 bbls.
24 hours
28/64"
427 BOPD; with 11


barrels of B S & W
GOR 125/1;
Gravity 25.4' API at 60*


B. Miscellaneous
1. The Humble Oil and Refining Company will be the buyer of this oil and will have it trucked to Fort
Lauderdale, Florida, by Red Wing, Inc., of Tampa, Florida.
2. The expenditure by the Sun Oil Company on their No. 1 and No. 2 Red Cattle Company wells to
October 9, 1964, were:


Bonus payments
Drilling costs
Two 1000-gallon National tanks
Heater-treater

If a pump is installed, this will
be an additional


$ 3,758
382,746
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4,000


$388,504

17,000
$415,504


(8)


Results of the first pumping test,
and guaged at 7 a.m., were:


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to its full potential might run the coat up an additional $100, 000,






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SANTA ROSA COUNTY


FGS well and -Commenced
FGS no. locality designation Company or owner Location -Completed Elevation Depth


W-6926 WSr 5N-29W-22 ba


Kirby, and Sun Oil
Company No. 1 Jay
Unit Permit 318


Sec. 22, T5N-R29W
279' S and 496' W of
the NE corner of the
NW quarter of the
section


-Aug. 3, 1964
-Aug. 23, 1964


274' D. F. 6,524'


REMARKS: A. Subsurface record:
(1) P. and A.
(2) Casing program:
8 5/8" at 625'
(3) Cuttings, samples, driller's log, 0-6500'; induction-electrical log, 625-6,497',
(4) Electrical log tops.
(5) Sidewall cores: attempted 12, recovered 11. No shows reported.
(6) DST's: none
(7) This well was drilled by the George H. Jett Drilling Company, as contractor.







SANTA ROSA COUNTY


-0 POS wesi and -Commenced
FOS no, locality designation Company or owner Location 'Completed Elevation Depth


W- WSr 5N.29W-l8 bb


Young Drilling
Company No, 1
Carlton-May
Permit 313


Sec, 18-T5N-R29W
N half of Lot 1


-Feb, 27, 1964
-March 11, 1964


247' D, F. 6,5761


REMARKS: A. Subsurface record:
(1) P. and A.
(2) Casing program:
8 5/8" at 648' w/150 ex
(3) Cuttings, samples: driller's log, 0-6, 580'; induction-electrical log, 634-6, 576'.






SANTA ROSA COUNTY


FGS well and -Commenced
FGS no. locality designation Company or owner Location -Completed Elevation Depth


W- Wdr 5N-29W-23 bb


Young Drilling
Company No. 1
Golden Permit 320


Sec. 23-T5N-R29W
660' S and 460' E of
the NW corner of
the NE, NE


-Dec. 14, 1964
-Dec. 27, 1964


243.7'Grd, 6,539'


REMARKS: A, Subsurface record:
(1) P. and A.
(2) Casing program:
7 5/8" at 676' w/230 sx.
(3) Cuttings samples; driller's log, electrical log.


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INFORMATION CIRCULAR NO. 49


HISTORIC AND ECONOMIC ASPECTS CONNECTED WITH
SUN'S OIL ACTIVITIES IN FLORIDA

By
Mr. Tom F. Hill

The Sun Oil Company has explored in Florida since 1935,
and since that time has acquired 4,716 oil and gas leases on
almost 4,000,000 acres of land. The peak amount of acreage,
2,374,062 acres, was held in 1949.

Sun has drilled 34 dry holes in Florida, and has supported
through some form of contribution 38 additional wells. Footage
drilled in the 72 wells in which Sun has been interested has a-
mounted to 462,471 feet. The activities of the company were con-
centrated in the Florida Panhandle, and around the Peninsular
Arch. The first well undertaken by the company in south Florida
was their No. 1 Red Cattle Company well drilled in the early part
of 1964; this well tested promising, but non-commercial oil shows,
and led the company to drill the No. 2 Red Cattle Company dis-
covery well.

Money spent by the Sun Oil Company in Florida prior to the
discovery of the Sunoco-Felda field was:

Payments to landowners $7,447,410
Lease bonuses 1,734,163
Lease rentals 5,713,247
Geophysics (mainly seismic) 1,026,691
Core drilling 218,205
Dry hole contributions 52,456
Test well drilling in which Sun
was the operator 1,647,975

TOTAL $10,392,737


The Sun No. 2 Red Cattle Company Well

The results of the favorable drill stem test which indicated
the promise of this well, were:






FLORIDA GEOLOGICAL SURVEY


Interval:
Chokes:
Water cushion:
Maximum working pressure (blow):
Shut-in pressure:
Tool open:
Gas to surface:
Recovery:


11,467-11,485
"/4 bottom, 5/8" top
2,024'
14 3/4 lbs.
114 lbs.
5 hours and 5 minutes
5 hours and 5 minutes
9,262' of oil (132 bbls),
with no salt water


Pressures:


(a) Initial flowing bottom hole pressure
(b) Final flowing bottom hole pressure
(c) Initial shut-in bottom hole pressure
(d) Final shut-in bottom hole pressure
(after tool was shut in 30 minutes)
(e) Hydrostatic


psi

1396
4578
not given*


5041
5285


*However, it was stated by Mr. Franks during the press confe-
rence that the initial shut-in bottom hole pressure (c) was higher
than the final shut-in bottom hole pressure (d).

On the production test, October 9, 1964, at 7:00 a.m. the rate
of flow was 111 BOPD through a 20/64-inch choke. Other data is:


Tubing pressure:
Casing pressure:
B. S. and W:


30 Ibs.
340 Ibs.
3%


The characteristics of this crude,
were recorded as:


Gravity:
Base:
Viscosity:
Sulphur:
Salt:


The expenditures on the No. 1 and
wells to October 9, 1964 were:


designated as "Class B"


24.50 A.P.I.
Parafinnic--napthenic
93 at 1000F temperature
3.42%
3,048 lbs,/1,000 bbls.

No. 2 Red Cattle Company






INFORMATION CIRCULAR NO. 49


Bonus payments $ 3,758
Drilling costs 382,746
Two 1000-gallon National Tanks 8,000
Heater-Treater 4,000
$388,504

If a pump is installed, this will
be an additional 17,000
$415,504

Additional cost elements involved in developing the No. 2 Red
Cattle Company well to its full potential may run these costs up
an additional $100,000.

A tabulation showing the net value per barrel of this crude
was reported to be:

Gross value at the well head $2.54
Less: State severance tax 0.13
Trucking, to Port Everglades 0.42
Terminal space at the port 0.05
Royalty to the landowner 0.24
Overhead 0.03
Direct operating cost 0.15
Net value if produced natural 1.52
Less: pumping cost? 0.10
Net value if produced by pump $1.42

The landowners return per barrel of $0.24 is determined by mul-
tiplying his 1/8 royalty times a base figure consisting of: Gross
value at the well head, less state severance tax, less trucking
cost to Port Everglades.

Transportation of the Sunoco Crude

Mr. Hill briefly mentioned that Sun might transport the crude
oil to Port Everglades either by barge over the Okeechobee Water-
way, or entirely by truck, or by truck to the Sunniland field and
from there to Port Everglades by a pipeline now being constructed
to handle the crude produced in the Sunniland field. Mr. Hill also
mentioned that Sun may build a pipeline either to Port Everglades,
or to the Sunniland field. Daily production figures necessary to
justify pipeline construction, according to Mr. Hill, are:





66 FLORIDA GEOLOGICAL SURVEY




From the Sunoco-Felda field to Port Everglades 5000

From the Sunoco-Felda field to the Sunniland field 2000

Land

Early this year Sun held 23,527 acres of land. After the ter-
mination of their No. 1 Red Cattle well an additional 2000 acres
were acquired to increase Sun's total holdings to 25,527 acres.
After the favorable DST from the No. 2 Red Cattle well, the com-
pany intensified leasing activity sharply, and now holds 108,516
acres in the Felda area under oil and gas lease.




















APPENDIX III

State land leased by the Sun Oil Company from the Trustees of
the Internal Improvement Fund, and the
State Board of Education, 1964.






















































































































































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Lease Interest In Land
no. Date From By leased (acres) Description


2064


Nov. 10-64


Trustees of the Internal Sun Oil Co.
Improvement Fund


one-half


40 Sec. 5 T46S R30E (NW
quarter of the NW quarter of
the section) Collier County


REMARKS:


Term: 5 years

Cash consideration
Rental, 1st year: $20 ($1. 00 per net mineral acre).
Boius: $210. 00 ($10. 50 per net mineral acre).

Drilling commitment
Depth: 7, 400 feet or to the top of the Lower Cretaceous, whichever is deeper.
Frequency: one well each 2T years.










Leaoe Interest In Land
no, Date From By leased (acres) Description

2049- S Oct. 7-64 State Board of Education Sun Oil Co, one-half 640 Sec, 16 T45S R28E
Hendry County

640 Sec, 16 T46S R28E
Collier County

640 Sec, 16 T46S RZ9E
Collier, County

640 Sec. 16 T46S R30E
Collier County

REMARKS: o
Term: 5 years

Cash consideration
Rental, 1st year: $1, 280 ($1, 00 per net mineral acre).
Bonus: $14, 100 ($11. 00 per net mineral acre).

Drilling commitment
Depth: 7, 400 feet on top of Lower Cretaceous, whichever is deeper.
Frequency: one well each 2j years.






Lease Interest In Land
no. Data From By leased (acres) Description


2021-S July 20-64


State Board of Education Sun Oil' Co.


one-half


640 Sec. 16 T45S RZ9E
Hendry County


Term: 10 years

Cash consideration
Rental, 1st year: $160 (50. per net mineral acre).
Bonus: $320 ($1. 00 per net mineral acre),

Drilling commitment
Depth: 6, 000 feet or. top of Lower Cretaceous, whichever is deeper.
Frequency: one well each years.


REMARKS:






















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d.






Appendix 4.. Florida offshore geophysical scout data, 1963 and 1964


Geophysical permit Company to Contractor Type Permit -Begins Periods worked
No. Date which issued (Client) Survey -Ends Begin End

1 1963 California Company Century Velocity April 9, 1963 April 9, 1963
March 26 Geophysical Co.


REMARKS: (1) General area: This survey was run within 650 feet of the California Company Coastal Petroleum Company
No. 3 Florida State Lease 224-B well, located offshore from Dunedin, Pinellas County.

(2) Miscellaneous: The velocity survey of above described No. 3 State Lease 224-B well required about 10 hours
to complete.
The name of the explosive used in the charge set off in the water is Nitroman. This is a mixture of nitrogen -
and a petroleum product similar to diesel oil. It is set off by a primer made of a higher velocity explosive;
the Nitroman itself is of relatively low velocity. It can be exploded with a primer only, and consequently it
is not classified as an explosive insofar as its transportation is concerned. The charges of Nitroman used
varied from 1 to 50 pounds, with the smaller charges being used near surface and the larger charges at greater
depth. The maximum charge used.(50 pounds) produced a geyser of water about 7 to 10 feet in diameter.

Survey procedure: Every thousand feet going into the hole being checked, and every 500 feet coming out of
the hole, a shot is fired. The shots are suspended about 10 feet below the water surface from floating
balloons which are at an electronically-determined distance of about 650 feet from the test hole. Vertical
depths to interfaces are determined from the expired tithe between the explosion and its pick-up by the 0
recording sonde in the test hole.

Purpose of survey: This survey is made to a) correct the sonic log, and b) provide velocity data to be
used in conjunction with seismic times.











Appendix 4, ,ont,


Geophysical permit Company to Contractor Typu Permit -Begins Periods worked
No. Date which issued (Client) Survey -Ends Begin End


S1963
April 18


Mobil


Gas gun
echo sounder


Program completed
October 13, 1963


REMARKS: (1) General area: Extends eastward from the Florida-Alabama state line to longitude 86' west, Parts of the
survey extend to a water depth of 600 feet.

(2) Miscellaneous: The energy source for the gas gun echo sounder is a gas reactor which is a chamber of
pipe that is lowered about 15 feet below the water surface, A mixture of propane and air is fired in the
chamber about every 6 seconds as the boat moves at a speed of approximately 4 miles per hour. The
final record is a composite of several shots.
The energy from the combustion produces a low level, low frequency impulse which does no harm to
water bottoms or to marine life.





Appendix 4, cont.


Geophysical permit Company to Contractor Type Permit -Begins Periods worked
No. Date which issued (Client) Survey -Ends Begin End


3 1963
Nov. 6


Mobil


Gas gun
echo sounder


Notification of suspension of operations
received April 27, 1964.


'REMARKS: (1) General area: a) A survey which extends from latitude 25* 45' north (a few miles south of Cape Romano)
southward to the north line of the Florida Keys. This survey covers the area from shore to a water depth
of 600 feet. b) An abbreviated survey which extends from the area south of Pensacola to Crystal Bay, in
Citrus County, to tie in with offshore seismic work completed in 1956.


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Geophysical permit Company to Contractor T'ypU Permit -Begins Periods worked
No, Date which issued (Client) Survey -Ends Begin End


4 1963
Nov, 6


Gravity


Ray Geophysical
Division of
Mandrel Industries,
Inc.


Planned to begin about November 27, 1963, and
to work about 41 months in waters offshore from
Florida.


REMARKS: (1) General area: Extends from the Florida-Alabama state line eastward to longitude 86* 47, 5' west (a few miles
west of Fort Walton Beach). The survey covered water depths from the 15-foot contour line to the 600 foot
contour line.

(Z) Miscellaneous: Two vessels, each a 136-foot converted mine sweeper, were used for this survey. The survey
procedure involved lowering an instrument to the bottom of the gulf to measure the "pull" of gravity. Readings
were made at a density of about 2 observations per square mile; positioning is determined by electronic
instruments.





Appendix 4, cont.


,Geophysical permit Company to Contractor Type Permit -Begins Periods worked
No. t ate, which issued (Client) Survey -Ends Begin End


' 5 1963,
SDec. 16


Tidelands Exploration (After data is
Co.--later amended developed it
to: Independent will be sold to
Exploration Co., clients)
Tidelands Division


Gravity and Began operating out of Panama City, Bay
gas gun echo County, about October 12, 1964. It has
sounder been stated by sources not affiliated with
the company that the program to be
performed may require about six years of
work.
Weeks worked in 1964: 13 weeks


REMARKS: (1) General Area: Entire offshore Florida Gulf Coast out to 600 feet of water depth.


(2) Number of boats: On October 2, 1964, the company was using two 95 foot boats in their operations. About
January 1, 1965, they plan to enlarge these operations by moving in one or two additional boats.

(3) Miscellaneous: Recordings are to conform to a uniform, one-mile, five-spot grid pattern. The company
plans to occupy 129,400 stations covering 64,800 square miles. Results will be sold to purchasers at
prices ranging from $10 to $50 per station.









Appendix 4, :cot,


Geophysical permit Company to Contractor Type Permit -Begins Periods worked
No, Date which issued (Client) Survey -Ends Begin End


6 1964
May 5


Shell


Self


Reflection May 20, 1964 May 22, 1964 May 27, 1964
May 30, 1964 (completed work in both
areas)
Weeks worked in 1964: 1 week


REMARKS: (1) General areas: a) Submerged platform off Crystal River (Citrus County),
b) Submerged platform off Charlotte Harbor (Lee County).

(2) Number of boats: 1

(3) Distance between shots: 600 feet.





Appendix 4, cont.


Geophysical permit
No., Date

7 1964
May 5


Company to
which issued


Geophysical
Service, Inc.


Contractor
(Client)


(Humble)


Type
Survey


Reflection


Permit -Begins
-Ends


-"not defined"
-extended to
May, 1965


Periods worked
Begin End


May 7, 1964 June 30, 1964
Oct. 1, 1964 Oct. 2, 1964
Oct. 8, 1964 Oct. 11, 1964
Oct. 13, 1964 Oct. 14, 1964
Oct. 21, 1964 Oct. 27, 1964
Nov. 2, 1964 Nov, 11, 1964
Nov. 17, 1964 Nov. 21, 1964
Nov. 25, 1964 Nov. 26, 1964
Dec. 4, 1964 Dec. 6, 1964
Dec. 11, 1964 Dec. 12, 1964
Dec. 14, 1964 Dec. 14, 1964


(work will extend possibly
to May, 1965)
Weeks worked in 1964: 13f weeks


REMARKS: (1) General area: Extends from Pensacola to Florida Bay. More specifically, it is understood that the program
includes about 2 to 3 months of work done south of Naples; also, that the program will include a survey
approximately from Pensacola to Panama City.

(2) Number of boats: 3

(3) Distance between shots: some 400 feet; most 600 feet.








C onphy.icrtl pihlhit Coi any Coticu Typiiw -irit -flnin ,n Ptirimod wairkud
No, 13ulu which iiuud (CliIII) Sivuy -l*n1dNu Hui n End


1964
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Califrnila Comrnpany Waitunr, R0l'lictiron
CiJoplhybical Co, and
Itufraction


Jun. 1, 1964 July 4, 1964 Jily 1l, 1964
IJuitm 1, 1965 July 1i, 1964 July 25, 1964
Aug. 5, 1964 Aug, 8, 1964
Wouke worked in 1964: 3 waeka


REMARKS: (1) General area: within 3 leagwuu of, and approximately co-uxtuniivu with, the coast line of Escambia County,

(2) Number of boats: 3

(3) Distance between shots: sonir 1,320 feet, somo 1,760 foot.


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Geophysical pi
'No:. Datc

9 1964
.1, June





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29


Company to
which issued


Pan Am.


Contractor
(Client)


Western
Geophysical Co.


Type
Survey


Reflection
and
Refraction


Permit -Begins
-Ends


Periods worked
Benin End


July 27, 1964' Aug. 1, 1964
Aug. 8, 1964 'Aug' 15, 1964
(as originally scheduled
this work was supposed
to last about 1 month)
Weeks worked in 1964: 2 weeks


(1) General area: The lines were at widely spaced intervals along the entire Gulf Coast of Florida.

(2) Number of boats: 3

(3) Distance between shots: some 440 feet; some 880 feet.

(4) Miscellaneous: Three vessels were used in this operation. The lead instrument vessel towed an underwater
seismograph cable 10,700 feet long. According to preliminary plans, about 2 days were to be spent on each
line.to be run.
Because of the great distances involved in refraction shooting (10 miles or more), very large charges were
required for the refraction part of the program.


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Guophysical pOrmit Company to Contractor Type Permit -Begins Periods worked
No, Date which tiuLed (Client) Survey -Ends Begin Ennd


10 1964
July 31


California Co,


Western
Geophysical Co,


Refraction


Planned commencement
August 3, 1964
(supposed'to lasi about 1
week)
Probable weeks worked in 1964: ?


REMARKS: (1) General area: In the Atlantic Ocean off Nassau and (possibly) Duval counties in Florida (also, in Georgia,
work will be done offshore from Camden, Glynn, and (possibly McIntosh counties).


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Appendix 4, cont.


Geophysical p
No. Date

11 196
Aug




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permit


S18


Company to Contractor Type Permit -Begins Periods worked
which issued (Client) Survey -Ends Begin End


Gulf


Western
Geophysical


Reflection
and
Refraction


Aug. 25, 1964 Sept. 2, 1964
Sept. 14, 1964Sept. 15, 1964
(scheduled for completion
about September 15, 1964)
Weeks worked in 1964: 11 weeks


(1) General area: Extends from the Florida-Alabama state line eastward to longitude 85 30' west (almost to
Mexico Beach, in Bay County). In a southerly direction, this survey will extend to the seaward limit of
the jurisdiction of the State of Florida.

(2) Number of boats: 2

(3) Distance between shots: 650 feet

(4) Miscellaneous: The instrument boat was equipped with a set of seismograph recorders, and towed a cable
about 7, 500 feet in length to which 24 hydrophones were attached. Explosive charges were set off about
5 to 10 feet below the surface of the water and typically ranged from 5 to a maximum of 50 pounds in size.


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Geophysical permit Company to Contractor Type Purmit -Begins Periods worked
No, Date which issued (Client) Survey -Endu Begin End


12 1964
Oct, 20


Mobil


Gas gun
echo sounder


Planned commencement;
October 15, 1964


REMARKS: (1) General area: In the Atlantic Ocean northward from latitude 29' I51 north (slightly north of Daytona Beach,
Florida), to the Florida-Georgia state line, (The completed program will include offshore areas northward
beyond Florida's boundary to the Virginia-North Carolina state line). This survey is to extend from the
15-foot contour line to the 600-foot contour line,

(2) Miscellaneous: a) This operation is a resumption of echo sounding activities started by Mobil in the latter
part of 1963 in the Florida Keys under Permit 3.
b) A description of the basic principles of operation of the gas gun echo sounder is described under Permit 2
of this appendix.


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