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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 firm on expected cut extension, but economic slowdown weighs

SINGAPORE Oil prices were firm on Tuesday on the expectation that an OPEC-led production cut would be extended to next March, but analysts said economic slowdown was clouding the mid-term outlook for crude markets.

22 May 2017

Oil rises on expectation of extended, possibly deepened output cut

SINGAPORE, May 22 Oil prices rose on Monday, supported by reports that an OPEC-led supply cut would not only be extended into next year but might also be deepened in order to tightening the market and prop up prices.

17 May 2017

Oil drops on rising US crude inventory, defies expected supply cut extension

SINGAPORE, May 17 Oil prices fell 1 percent on Wednesday after data showed an increase in U.S. crude inventories, stoking concerns that markets remain oversupplied despite efforts by top producers Saudi Arabia and Russia to cut output.

12 May 2017

Exclusive: IEA to review oil demand outlook after China, India signal auto policy shifts

SINGAPORE The International Energy Agency will review its electric vehicle (EV) use and oil demand forecasts after India and China recently signaled new policies in favour of electric cars and vehicles using other alternatives to gasoline.

12 May 2017

Oil stable on expectations of extended OPEC-led production cut

SINGAPORE Oil prices were stable on Friday as traders expected OPEC-led production cuts to extend beyond the middle of this year, and as U.S. crude inventories fell to their lowest levels since February.

05 May 2017

Malaysia's clogged oil shipping lanes underscore failure to reduce glut

SINGAPORE/DUBAI Oil industry leaders meeting in Malaysia next week to discuss extending production cuts won't have to look far for evidence the market remains awash in supply.

21 Apr 2017

Murky oil inventory picture leaves market grappling for clarity

SINGAPORE/LONDON The jury is still out over whether an OPEC-led production cut aimed at tightening oil markets is working, or if the producer club has simply enabled higher prices without making much of a dent in the global fuel supply overhang.

13 Apr 2017

After years of soaring growth, Asia's fuel demand falters

SINGAPORE After years of often explosive growth, fuel consumption in Asia's biggest economies is stuttering, undermining efforts led by the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) to end a global supply glut and lift prices.

12 Apr 2017

Oil prices rise on prospect that Saudi Arabia seeking output cut extension

SINGAPORE, April 12 Oil prices rose on Wednesday, putting crude futures on track for their longest streak of gains since August 2016, as Saudi Arabia was reported to be lobbying OPEC and other producers to extend a production cut beyond the first half of 2017.

10 Apr 2017

Petronas seeks buyers for $1 bln offshore gas project stake: sources

SINGAPORE Malaysia's Petronas has pitched an estimated $1 billion stake in a prized upstream local gas project to potential bidders including Royal Dutch Shell, ExxonMobil Corp, Thailand's PTT Exploration and Production and Japanese firms, sources familiar with the matter said.

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