U.S. shale oil braces for the unfamiliar in 2017: inflation

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(Reuters) - U.S. shale producers are facing their first production cost increase in five years in 2017 as industry activity picks up and energy service providers hike fees to take a bigger share of the profits generated by higher oil prices.
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