November 16, 2013: Day 11, Drilling further into the Sonsela
(images from the CPCP Facebook page)

orienting core
(1) Drilling started up again on Friday night in the rain. Here Andy is marking the orientation of the core.
sandstone at beginning
(2)  The first unit cored was a white sandstone unit, likely the Kellog Butte/Rainbow Forest bed.
Contact with black shale
(3) Although a bit fuzzy through the liner, here you can see the transition out of the sandstone into a black shale (944 feet).
end unit
(4) The day crew reached a depth of 1010 feet, collecting mostly green-brown mudstone..
We are now entering the most complex part of the Sonsela. We are now highly uncertain where we are with respect to outcrop.
Next (11-17-13)