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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

Apr 26 2017

U.S. crude stocks draw down, products build amid record refining: EIA

U.S. crude oil inventories fell sharply and stockpiles of gasoline and distillates jumped last week as refiners hiked production rates to the highest since November 2015 to process a record amount of crude, the Energy Information Administration said on Wednesday.

Apr 26 2017

Oil prices stable after big draw in U.S. crude inventories

NEW YORK Oil prices rebounded from early losses on Wednesday after U.S. government data showed a larger-than-expected falloff in crude inventories, which encouraged buying after several days of selling on worries that a global crude glut was persisting despite output cuts by producing countries.

Apr 19 2017

U.S. crude stocks dip, but gasoline inventories rise: EIA

U.S. crude stocks fell last week as refineries hiked output, but gasoline supplies, which are already seasonally high, surprisingly increased, the Energy Information Administration said on Wednesday.

Apr 17 2017

Dakota Access Pipeline to start interstate service May 14

The controversial Dakota Access Pipeline will begin interstate crude oil delivery on May 14, according to a filing with the U.S. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission.

Apr 12 2017

U.S. crude stockpiles fall unexpectedly: EIA

NEW YORK U.S. crude stocks fell unexpectedly last week, the Energy Information Administration said on Wednesday, while gasoline and distillate inventories also declined in a report that analysts said should be supportive for prices.

Apr 06 2017

Oil prices hit one-month highs as buyers stay upbeat

NEW YORK Oil prices rose by 1 percent on Thursday, posting a fourth straight day of gains, but analysts remained cautious about record-high U.S. crude inventories.

Apr 06 2017

U.S. crude inventories rise unexpectedly, product stocks dip - EIA

U.S. crude stocks unexpectedly rose last week to a fresh record high, while gasoline and distillate inventories fell less than expected, the Energy Information Administration said on Wednesday, interrupting a recent string of bullish news for the oil market.

Mar 29 2017

U.S. crude oil stockpiles build as products draw down: EIA

U.S. gasoline stocks and distillate stockpiles dropped sharply last week as refinery runs jumped, while crude inventories grew less than anticipated, a relief for those hoping for a long-anticipated drawdown in petroleum stocks, the Energy Information Administration said on Wednesday.

Mar 27 2017

Oil lower again on doubts over duration of output cut

NEW YORK Oil resumed its slide on Monday as investors remained uncertain whether producing nations would extend an OPEC-led output cut beyond the end of June in an effort to reduce a global glut of crude.

Mar 24 2017

Oil rises in late trade, still down on the week as glut weighs

NEW YORK Oil rose modestly on Friday in a spate of late-day activity, but fell on the week as concerns persisted over an excess of crude.

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