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Decisions under uncertainty Drilling decisions by oil and gas operators (Energy in the American economy) by C. Jackson Grayson

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Published by Ayer .
Written in English


  • Decision making,
  • Management,
  • Oil well drilling,
  • Petroleum industry and trade,
  • Statistical decision

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatUnknown Binding
Number of Pages402
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL11223019M
ISBN 100881430161
ISBN 109780881430165

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