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A review of novel techniques for heavy oil and bitumen extraction and upgrading. / Shah, Amjad; Fishwick, Robert; Wood, Joseph; Leeke, Gary; Rigby, Sean ; Greaves, Malcolm .

In: Energy & Environmental Science, Vol. 3, 17.03.2010, p. 700-714.

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Shah, A, Fishwick, R, Wood, J, Leeke, G, Rigby, S & Greaves, M 2010, 'A review of novel techniques for heavy oil and bitumen extraction and upgrading', Energy & Environmental Science, vol. 3, pp. 700-714. https://doi.org/10.1039/b918960b

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Shah, A., Fishwick, R., Wood, J., Leeke, G., Rigby, S., & Greaves, M. (2010). A review of novel techniques for heavy oil and bitumen extraction and upgrading. Energy & Environmental Science, 3, 700-714. https://doi.org/10.1039/b918960b

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Shah A, Fishwick R, Wood J, Leeke G, Rigby S, Greaves M. A review of novel techniques for heavy oil and bitumen extraction and upgrading. Energy & Environmental Science. 2010 Mar 17;3:700-714. https://doi.org/10.1039/b918960b

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Shah, Amjad ; Fishwick, Robert ; Wood, Joseph ; Leeke, Gary ; Rigby, Sean ; Greaves, Malcolm . / A review of novel techniques for heavy oil and bitumen extraction and upgrading. In: Energy & Environmental Science. 2010 ; Vol. 3. pp. 700-714.

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