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Opec's 2017 balancing act could face headwinds from US shale

As producer countries aim to cut production to bring oil prices up to US$58, shale firms may upend Opec's plans

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After pulling off the biggest oil-market deal in a decade, the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (Opec) faces a new balancing act in 2017: boosting prices without igniting shale.

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AFTER pulling off the biggest oil-market deal in a decade, the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (Opec) faces a new balancing act in 2017: boosting prices without igniting shale.

The first shale boom had spurred a global supply glut that started prices sliding in

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