Petroleum source rocks
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Bull. Soc. géol. Fr.
Volume 188, Number 5, 2017
Petroleum source rocks
Article Number 30
Number of page(s) 18
DOI https://doi.org/10.1051/bsgf/2017188
Published online 10 November 2017
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