sand lobe

sand lobe

[′san ‚lōb]
(geology)
A rounded sand deposit extending from the shore into shallow water.
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The Friesian #2 well, located in Green Canyon Block 599, has been drilled to a total depth of 28,989ft and encountered around 389 net feet of oil saturated Miocene aged sands with three main sand lobes encountering more than 210 net feet of high quality oil pay plus a fourth sand lobe encountering 179 additional feet of oil pay that was not fully evaluated.