Forecasting petroleum discovery, development and production by James L. Smith

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Published by College of Commerce and Business Administration, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in [Urbana, Ill.] .

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StatementJames L. Smith, P.L. Eckbo
SeriesFaculty working papers -- no. 503, Faculty working papers -- no. 503.
ContributionsEckbo, Paul Leo, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. College of Commerce and Business Administration
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Pagination[i], 29 leaves :
Number of Pages29
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