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Comparative costs of competitive fuels

Leland W. McCloud

Comparative costs of competitive fuels

a study of fuel consmption by manufacturing industries in the United States.

by Leland W. McCloud

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Published by Bureau of Business Research, Dept. of Economics and Business Administration, West Virginia University in Morgantown .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Fuel trade -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      West Virginia University bulletin, ser. 51. no. 12-4.

      ContributionsWest Virginia University. Bureau of Business Research.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD9544 .M35
      The Physical Object
      Paginationv, 89 p.
      Number of Pages89
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL200838M
      LC Control Numbera 51009524
      OCLC/WorldCa1895399

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In the pdf you will find references for where the data came from and I have tried to be as fair as possible when working out these costs.

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