Oil sand and oil shale chemistry proceedings of the Symposium on Oil Sand and Oil Shale Chemistry held at the second annual joint meeting of the Chemical Institute of Canada and the American Chemical Society, Montreal, Canada, May 29-June 2, 1977, edited by Otto P. Strausz and Elizabeth M. Lown. by Symposium on Oil Sand and Oil Shale Chemistry, MontrГ©al, QuГ©bec, 1977

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ContributionsStrausz, Otto P., 1924-, Lown, Elizabeth M., 1937-, American Chemical Society, Chemical Institute of Canada
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Paginationxii, 384 p. ill. ;
Number of Pages384
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