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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

Oct 12 2017

Brent crude could hit high for year as surplus ebbs: PIRA's Ross

NEW YORK The global crude surplus that caused a price rout has largely been absorbed, resulting in higher crude prices, Gary Ross, founder of PIRA Energy and head of Global Oil Analytics for S&P Global Platts, said on Thursday.

Oct 09 2017

Weakening Nate brings rain, tornado warnings to U.S. South

BILOXI/PASCAGOULA, Miss. Hurricane Nate weakened to a tropical depression on Sunday after coming ashore in Mississippi, flooding roads and buildings but sparing the state from catastrophic damages. | Video

Oct 08 2017

South of New Orleans, Nate spares parish devastated by Hurricane Katrina

BELLE CHASSE, La. Residents of Louisiana's lower Plaquemines Parish, the swampy peninsula that shadows the Mississippi River as it empties into the Gulf of Mexico, know Nate let them off very easy, certainly when compared with hurricanes of years past.

Oct 08 2017

Hurricane Nate floods streets as it slams U.S. Gulf Coast

NEW ORLEANS, Oct 8 Hurricane Nate slammed the Mississippi Coast on Sunday with destructive winds and torrential rains that flooded streets and highways throughout the region as the fast moving Category 1 storm made landfall.

Oct 07 2017

Hurricane Nate makes landfall at U.S. Gulf Coast

NEW ORLEANS Hurricane Nate made landfall near the mouth of the Mississippi River as a Category 1 storm packing winds of 85 miles per hour on Saturday night, threatening parts of Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama with torrential rain and potential flooding. | Video

Oct 06 2017

Oil down 2 percent, breaks five-week rally as oversupply fears resurface

NEW YORK Oil futures fell more than 2 percent on Friday, ending Brent crude's longest multi-week rally in 16 months as oversupply concerns reappeared as producers have started hedging future drilling.

Oct 04 2017

Special Report: The bankrupt utility behind Puerto Rico’s power crisis

SALINAS, Puerto Rico/NEW YORK In the rural village of Salinas in southern Puerto Rico, frayed electric lines hanging from a utility pole blew in the breeze last week near the town square. | Video

Sep 27 2017

U.S. crude stockpiles drop as refineries restart after Harvey: EIA

NEW YORK U.S. crude oil inventories fell unexpectedly last week as refineries hiked output due to restarts following Hurricane Harvey and exports soared, while gasoline stockpiles posted a surprise build, the Energy Information Administration said on Wednesday.

Sep 27 2017

For desperate Puerto Ricans, fuel a precious commodity

SAN JUAN, PUERTO RICO/NEW YORK Puerto Rico resident Marangelly Garcia waited eight hours for diesel to fuel her family’s generator on Monday, but the supply ran out before she got to the front of the line.

Sep 25 2017

Oil hits highest since July 2015; producers say market rebalancing

NEW YORK Oil prices soared more than 3 percent on Monday, with Brent hitting its highest in more than two years, after major producers said the global market was on its way to rebalancing, while Turkey threatened to cut oil flows from Iraq's Kurdistan region toward its ports.

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