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Lessons learned from constructing the trans-Alaska oil pipeline

United States. General Accounting Office

Lessons learned from constructing the trans-Alaska oil pipeline

report to the Congress

by United States. General Accounting Office

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Published by General Accounting Office in [Washington] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Pipelines -- Design and construction -- Cold weather conditions.,
  • Trans-Alaska Pipeline (Alaska) -- Design and construction.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby the Comptroller General of the United States.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationv, 56 p. :
    Number of Pages56
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17818240M


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