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Production and use of petroleum in California

Paul Wyckoff Prutzman

Production and use of petroleum in California

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Published by W.W. Shannon, superintendent state printing in Sacramento, Calif .
Written in English

  • Petroleum -- California.,
  • Petroleum industry and trade -- California.,
  • Mines and mineral resources -- Calfifornia.

  • Edition Notes

    Statement[by Paul W. Prutzman].
    SeriesBulletin / California State Mining Bureau -- no. 32, Bulletin (California State Mining Bureau) -- no. 32.
    ContributionsAubury, Lewis E., 1862-, California State Mining Bureau.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination230 p., folded plates :
    Number of Pages230
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22951581M
    LC Control Number07002307

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