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Published by Foras Forbartha in [Dublin] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Ireland.
    • Subjects:
    • Petroleum refineries -- Ireland.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 246-248.

      SeriesDevelopment control manual ;, 2
      ContributionsForas Forbartha.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsTP692.3 .O35 1979
      The Physical Object
      Paginationix, 260 p. :
      Number of Pages260
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3228781M
      LC Control Number83140637


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