New Brazil Production Adds to OPEC Headache

New Brazil Production Adds to OPEC Headache
A new Brazilian oil supply boom is poised to challenge OPEC's oil market balancing efforts.

“Apart from U.S. shale, there is nothing around the world like Brazil in terms of supply” of crude oil, former Petrobras geologist and oil consultant Pedro Zalan said from Rio de Janeiro. “Reserves are huge and pre-salt productivity is enormous.”

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