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Includes bibliographical references (p. 61-64).
|Statement||written by Julia Ruggeri.|
|Series||Rotary drilling series. Offshore technology -- unit V, lesson 9|
|Contributions||University of Texas. Petroleum Extension Service., International Association of Drilling Contractors.|
|LC Classifications||HD8039.O34 R844 2008|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||viii, 77 p. :|
|Number of Pages||77|
|LC Control Number||2007040827|
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