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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

09 Dec 2017

Oil rises nearly 2 percent on China demand, but weekly losses loom

NEW YORK Oil prices rose almost 2 percent on Friday, helped by rising Chinese crude demand and threats of a strike in Africa's largest oil exporter.

05 Dec 2017

Oil eases 1 percent on profit-taking as U.S. output eyed

NEW YORK Oil fell more than 1 percent on Monday on profit-taking as the market eyed signs of rising U.S. production, though prices remained close to recent two-year highs thanks to last week's decision by OPEC and other producers to extend output cuts.

01 Dec 2017

Oil rises as OPEC extends cuts to end of 2018

NEW YORK Oil rose on Thursday after OPEC and non-OPEC producers led by Russia agreed to extend output cuts until the end of 2018, while also signalling a possible early exit from the deal if the market overheats.

28 Nov 2017

U.S. oil falls on Keystone restart, doubts about Russia's resolve

NEW YORK U.S. oil prices fell more than 1 percent on Monday, easing from two-year highs on prospects of higher supply from a planned restart of the Keystone crude pipeline and uncertainty about Russia's resolve to join in extending output cuts ahead of this week's OPEC meeting.

21 Nov 2017

Oil eases as traders, investors grow edgy ahead of OPEC

LOS ANGELES Oil prices fell 0.8 percent on Monday, extending recent weakness ahead of next week's OPEC meeting, while a rally in the dollar hurt commodities across the board.

12 Nov 2017

As Saudi Arabia limits U.S. crude shipments, Iraq steps in

NEW YORK, Nov 12 Saudi Arabia's efforts to reduce a worldwide crude supply glut by cutting shipments to the United States means others are now filling in, most notably Iraq, in a trend that is set to accelerate in coming months.

10 Nov 2017

Oil prices rise on supply cuts and political tensions in Saudi Arabia

NEW YORK Oil prices rose nearly 1 percent on Thursday, supported by supply cuts by major exporters as well as continuing concern about political developments in Saudi Arabia.

08 Nov 2017

Oil eases from 2-1/2 year highs, focus on Saudi tensions

NEW YORK Oil settled lower on Tuesday after rising to the highest since July 2015 the previous day, while tension flared between Saudi Arabia and Iran, and the Saudi crown prince tightened his grip on power.

07 Nov 2017

Oil surges 3.5 percent, at highest since mid-2015 on Saudi purge

NEW YORK Oil prices rose 3.5 percent on Monday, hitting the highest since early July 2015, as Saudi Arabia's crown prince cemented his power with an anti-corruption crackdown, while the U.S. rig count fell and markets continued to tighten.

04 Nov 2017

U.S. withdraws from extractive industries anti-corruption effort

NEW YORK (In Nov. 2 story, corrects first sentence to say that United States is withdrawing from EITI as an implementing country, instead of withdrawing from EITI itself; corrects organization of Michael Ross to the Project on Resources, Development, and Governance, instead of the Project on Resources Governance and Development, paragraph 6)


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