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Jeff Mason is a White House Correspondent for Reuters and the 2016-2017 president of the White House Correspondents’ Association. He was the lead Reuters correspondent for President Barack Obama's 2012 campaign and interviewed the president at the White House in 2015. Jeff has been based in Washington since 2008, when he covered the historic race between Obama, Hillary Clinton and John McCain. Jeff started his career in Frankfurt, Germany, where he covered the airline industry before moving to Brussels, Belgium, where he covered the European Union. He is a Colorado native, proud graduate of Northwestern University and former Fulbright scholar.

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Oil rises on tighter fundamentals, but China warning holds back market

SINGAPORE Oil prices edged up on Friday, supported by signs of tightening supply and demand fundamentals, although a warning about excessive China economic optimism still weighed somewhat on markets.

19 Oct 2017

Chill factor: Asia thermal coal market set to tighten as winter approaches

SINGAPORE/SYDNEY Asian thermal coal markets look set to tighten in the upcoming peak-demand heating season in the region's north as utilities are yet to stock up on the commodity, likely sparking a wave of orders once the first cold spell bites.

12 Oct 2017

Bitcoin, gas & smart power: RCMA Group plans energy expansion

SINGAPORE Australian gas fields, clean energy in Singapore and blockchain solutions for retail electricity all form part of the plan of commodity merchant RCMA Group to expand its Asia-Pacific business, its head of energy told Reuters.

11 Oct 2017

Cheap oil is here to stay, although new Iran sanctions pose risk: FGE

SINGAPORE Oil prices will remain relatively low in the next year or two as supplies remain ample despite ongoing cuts by OPEC, although potential new sanctions by the United States against Iran pose upside risk to the market, the president of consultancy Facts Global Energy (FGE) said.

09 Oct 2017

Chevron starts LNG output at Australia's Wheatstone, first cargo expected in weeks

MELBOURNE/SINGAPORE Chevron Corp said on Monday it has started producing liquefied natural gas (LNG) at its Wheatstone project in Australia, slightly later than expected, and plans to ship its first cargo soon.

05 Oct 2017

Oil prices dip on record US crude exports, but OPEC-led supply cuts support

SINGAPORE, Oct 5 Oil prices dipped on Thursday after the United States reported record crude exports, although traders said that efforts led by OPEC and Russia to cut production meant markets remained well supported overall.

29 Sep 2017

Robust Chinese demand ensures Asian LNG rally has legs

LONDON/SINGAPORE Unexpectedly strong demand from China, along with rising oil and coal prices, should keep Asian liquefied natural gas (LNG) spot levels buoyant this winter.

21 Sep 2017

Oil dips on rising U.S. crude inventories and production

SINGAPORE, Sept 21 Oil markets dipped on Thursday, weighed down by rising U.S. crude inventories and production as well as a stronger dollar, which potentially hampers fuel consumption in countries that use other currencies at home.

19 Sep 2017

Oil stable on lower Saudi exports, but rising US shale output caps market

SINGAPORE, Sept 19 Oil markets were stable on Tuesday, supported by a fall in Saudi Arabian crude exports but capped by an expected rise in U.S. shale output.

14 Sep 2017

With high-performance cells, China takes aim at high-end solar market

BEIJING/SINGAPORE China, blighted by pollution and long known for churning out cheap manufactured goods, is looking to dominate the high-end of a major growth market: solar power.

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