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OFSE quarterly: Continued rise of North American shale amid increasing oil prices

OFSE quarterly: Continued rise of North American shale amid increasing oil prices

As oil prices rise to levels not seen since 2014—primarily due to geopolitical risk and production cuts—we expect to see further improvements in the OFSE sector and a renewed emphasis on North American shale.

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