This age of oil [a history of the petroleum industry in Australia.
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Published in Melbourne .
Written in English


  • Petroleum industry and trade -- Australia

Book details:

LC ClassificationsHD9578 A8 P48
The Physical Object
Pagination204 p.
Number of Pages204
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14579633M

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