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Subsurface Environmental Facies and Reservoir Relationships of the McMurray Oil Sands, Northeastern Alberta

@article{Nelson1978SubsurfaceEF,
  title={Subsurface Environmental Facies and Reservoir Relationships of the McMurray Oil Sands, Northeastern Alberta},
  author={H. W. Nelson and R. P. Glaister},
  journal={Bulletin of Canadian Petroleum Geology},
  year={1978},
  volume={26},
  pages={177-207}
}
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