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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 17 2017

Newest outpost for U.S. crude exports: India

NEW YORK/NEW DELHI India is set to emerge as a key market for American crude exports in coming months, as refineries in that country are ramping up "test" purchases of U.S. grades to diversify their imports.

Oct 16 2017

Oil rises 1 percent as Iraq fighting shuts output in Kirkuk

NEW YORK Crude prices rose 1 percent on Monday as Iraqi forces entered the oil-rich city of Kirkuk, seizing territory from Kurdish fighters and briefly cutting some crude output from OPEC's second-largest producer. | Video

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 11 2017

Oil prices settle up on demand forecasts, Kurdistan tensions

NEW YORK Oil prices rose for the third day on Wednesday as OPEC forecast higher demand for 2018 and heightened tensions in Kurdistan supported prices.

Oct 03 2017

Oil prices dip on profit-taking and U.S. production fears

NEW YORK Oil prices dipped on Tuesday as speculators took profits for a second day after big third-quarter gains and on concerns that higher prices might spur increased U.S. shale production.

Oct 02 2017

Oil falls more than two percent on signs of higher output

NEW YORK Oil fell more than $1 a barrel on Monday as a rise in U.S. drilling and higher OPEC output put the brakes on a rally that helped prices notch their biggest third-quarter gain in 13 years.

Sep 29 2017

Bullish oil streak means strongest 3rd qtr Brent price gain in 13 years

NEW YORK Oil prices closed up on Friday after a rally in prices on geopolitical instability in Iraqi Kurdistan helped Brent make its strongest third-quarter price performance since 2004.

Sep 26 2017

Oil falls from 26-month high on profit-taking, ahead of U.S. data

NEW YORK Oil prices ended 1 percent lower on Tuesday after investors took profits following a rally to 26-month highs spurred largely by threats from Turkey to cut crude exports from Iraq’s Kurdistan region.

Sep 20 2017

Oil up 2 percent despite U.S. crude build; set for best third quarter since 2004

NEW YORK Oil prices settled up 2 percent on Wednesday despite a rise in U.S. crude inventories, with the market heading for its largest third-quarter gain in 13 years after the Iraqi oil minister said OPEC and its partners were considering extending or deepening output cuts.

Sep 15 2017

Beaumont port still restricted after Harvey

NEW YORK While crude deliveries by larger ships to Beaumont in Texas remain restricted after Hurricane Harvey, a workaround using pipelines can supply Exxon Mobil's refinery there, shipping sources said.

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