The National Government and the natural gas industry, 1946-56 a study in the making of a national policy by Kenneth Karl Marcus

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StatementKenneth Karl Marcus.
SeriesEnergy in the American economy
LC ClassificationsHD9581.U5 M37 1979
The Physical Object
Paginationxvii, 1071 p. :
Number of Pages1071
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Open LibraryOL4733804M
ISBN 100405120001
LC Control Number78022697

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