MOSCOW, November 30. /TASS/. Brazil will join cooperation with OPEC+ starting next year, OPEC said in a statement.
Brazil's Minister of Mining and Energy, Alexandre Silveira de Oliveira, took part in an online meeting of OPEC and OPEC+ ministers on Thursday, according to the report.
"The Meeting welcomed Alexandre Silveira de Oliveira, Minister of Mines and Energy of the Federative Republic of Brazil, which will join the OPEC+ Charter of Cooperation starting January 2024," OPEC said in a statement.
Currently, OPEC+ comprises 23 countries, including the world's largest oil producers - Russia and Saudi Arabia. Brazil is a serious oil producer - according to the Brazilian regulator, oil production in the country now exceeds 3 million bpd.
In July, OPEC Secretary General Haitham al-Ghais said he was working to expand the organization.