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Richard Feynman

Oil Production in 42 Countries

These graphs are based on THE WORLD PETROLEUM LIFE-CYCLE, by Richard C. Duncan and Walter Youngquist. The paper was presented at the PTTC Workshop “OPEC Oil Pricing and Independent Oil Producers”, Petroleum Technology Transfer Council, Petroleum Engineering Program, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, October 22, 1998.