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Strategic petroleum reserve budget and policy implications of the proposed moratorium : tenth report by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Government Operations.

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Published by U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English


  • Petroleum reserves -- Texas.,
  • Petroleum reserves -- Louisiana.,
  • Moratorium -- Government policy -- United States.

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Statementby the Committee on Government Operations, together with additional views.
SeriesHouse report -- 99-150.
The Physical Object
Paginationv, 55 p. ;
Number of Pages55
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17802105M

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