2017: The Oman Drilling Project Underway: Updates from the Field Project Update uri icon

DCO ID 11121/8021-7342-3354-7299-CC

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  • The Oman Drilling Project, co-sponsored by the Deep Carbon Observatory, began operations on 18 December 2016.

    Diamond coring is taking place at four sites in the southeast end of the Samail Ophiolite complex during Phase 1, which will last approximately four months, finishing in late March or early April 2017.

    View photos from the drill site here.