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Site: DR-3

Priority: 3

Position: 9°8'N, 53°58'W

Water Depth: 2080 m

Target Drilling Depth: 700 mbsf

Approved Maximum Penetration: 700 mbsf

Seismic Coverage: Primary line GeoB01-211, secondary line GeoB01-217

Objective: Site DR-3 is an alternate located to maximize the total thickness of the black shale sequence at these water depths.

Drilling Program: Double APC/XCB to refusal, RCB from XCB refusal depth to 700 mbsf.

Logging Program: Triple combo and FMS-sonic.

Nature of Rock Anticipated: Foraminifer-nannofossil ooze, chalk, carbonaceous claystone, and black shales.

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