Deep water oil production methods
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Deep water oil production methods a survey of currently available techniques by H. S. Bluston

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Published by Energy Consultancy in Bedford (24 Elm Close, Bedford MK41 8BZ) .
Written in English


  • Oil well drilling, Submarine.,
  • Oil reservoir engineering.

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Edition Notes

StatementH.S. Bluston.
ContributionsEnergy Consultancy.
LC ClassificationsTN871.3
The Physical Object
Pagination44 leaves,(3)p.,(4) leaves of plates :
Number of Pages44
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20567065M

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