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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

Aug 11 2017

IEA says strong oil demand growth helping market rebalance

LONDON World oil demand will grow more than expected this year, helping to ease a global glut despite rising production from North America and weak OPEC compliance with output cuts, the International Energy Agency said on Friday.

Jul 13 2017

IEA says OPEC compliance with oil cuts at lowest in six months

LONDON OPEC's compliance with production cuts fell in June to its lowest levels in six months as several members pumped much more oil than allowed by their supply deal, thus delaying market rebalancing, the International Energy Agency said on Thursday.

Jul 11 2017

Exclusive: UAE state oil firm considers trading unit in reform push - sources

DUBAI/LONDON Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) is looking to set up its own trading unit, possibly together with an oil major or a big trading house, joining other Middle East producers seeking to boost earnings via new revenue streams, industry sources said.

Jul 10 2017

After Iran move, Total seen in pole position to snap up Qatar gas deals

DOHA/LONDON Total is well placed to take a lead role in helping Qatar expand output from the world's largest gas field, largely thanks to its involvement in the Iranian side of the shared deposit, two sources familiar with Doha's thinking said.

Jul 06 2017

Exclusive: Energy giants court Qatar for gas expansion role despite crisis

LONDON The West's three biggest energy corporations are lobbying Qatar to take part in a huge expansion of its gas production, handing Doha an unintended but timely boost in its bitter dispute with Gulf Arab neighbors.

Jun 27 2017

Vitol's Taylor sees Brent oil trading at $40-$55 as U.S. output rises

LONDON Ian Taylor, head of the world's largest independent oil trader Vitol, says Brent crude prices will stay in a range of $40-$55 a barrel for the next few quarters as higher U.S. production slows a rebalancing of the market.

Jun 22 2017

Traders test OPEC 'whatever it takes' resolve to defend oil price

SINGAPORE/LONDON When OPEC leader Saudi Arabia pledged in May to do "whatever it takes" to defend world oil prices, it didn't expect the market to be testing its resolve just one month later.

Jun 21 2017

From Middle East to Argentina, France's Total bets on cheap resources

LONDON As the world witnesses spectacular growth in oil and gas production from the U.S. shale deposits, the boss of French energy giant Total paradoxically says this is one area where he doesn't want to expand.

Jun 20 2017

France's Total to go ahead with major Iran gas project: CEO

LONDON Total will go ahead with development of a giant Iranian gas field this summer, its CEO told Reuters, in the first major western energy investment in the country since Tehran signed an international nuclear deal.

Jun 15 2017

BP's Dudley seen reigning for years to restore major's might

LONDON When BP boss Bob Dudley clinched a final deal to settle litigation over the deadly Deepwater Horizon disaster, many oil industry executives and investors thought his mission was accomplished.

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