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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.

Twitter handle: @jeffmason1

16 Jul 2018

U.S. oil boom delivers surprise for traders - and it's costly

LONDON/NEW YORK The world's biggest oil traders are counting hefty losses after a surprise doubling in the price discount of U.S. light crude to benchmark Brent in just a month, as surging U.S production upends the market.

06 Jul 2018

Trafigura promotes Luckock, Gillon to co-heads of oil

LONDON Trading house Trafigura has promoted its two co-heads of risk, Ben Luckock and Robert Gillon, to become co-heads of oil, trading sources said, in a gradual transition of power from veteran oil chief, Jose Larocca.

03 Jul 2018

Qatar to buy New York's Plaza Hotel for $600 million - source

LONDON The tiny but ultra-rich Gulf state of Qatar has agreed to buy one of New York's most iconic buildings, the Plaza Hotel, for around $600 million, adding a development that was once owned by U.S. President Donald Trump to its luxury property portfolio.

29 Jun 2018

Spooked by Trump, Europe's Iranian oil purchases set to plummet

LONDON European refiners are cutting purchases of Iranian oil faster than expected as the U.S. prepares to reimpose sanctions on Iran, threatening a more severe impact than the last round of punitive measures in 2012 even though the EU has not joined in.

28 Jun 2018

Saudi-Russian axis rules oil markets as Trump fights Iran

DUBAI/LONDON Iran may be Russia's ally in the Syrian conflict but when it comes to oil, Tehran's arch-enemy Saudi Arabia takes precedence - if last week's OPEC meeting in Vienna is anything to go by.

25 Jun 2018

Russia-Saudi oil cooperation to bring stability to markets - RDIF's Dmitriev

VIENNA The joint deal by OPEC and other oil-producing allies to raise output demonstrates the strength of the Russia-Saudi energy alliance, which will help stabilize the market for many years to come, the head of Russia's sovereign wealth fund said on Monday.

20 Jun 2018

For OPEC, oil tariff spat is short-term gain, long-term pain

VIENNA OPEC, which has lost Chinese market share to U.S. oil producers, should in theory view a tariff spat between Beijing and Washington as a boon.

12 Jun 2018

Exclusive: Exxon Mobil breaks with past, bulks up energy trading to boost profit

HOUSTON/LONDON Exxon Mobil Corp is pushing deeper into energy trading, building a global cadre of experienced traders and beefing up risk-management systems to lift profit, according to executive recruiters and people familiar with the business.

12 Jun 2018

Qatar takes UAE to U.N. human rights court over boycott

LONDON The government of Qatar took the United Arab Emirates to the United Nations' International Court of Justice (ICJ) on Monday, accusing it of human rights violations as a result of a boycott enacted last year.

12 Jun 2018

Qatar takes UAE to U.N. human rights court over boycott

LONDON The government of Qatar took the United Arab Emirates to the United Nations' International Court of Justice (ICJ) on Monday, accusing it of human rights violations as a result of a boycott enacted last year.

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