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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

Dec 04 2017

OPEC oil output falls in November to lowest since May

LONDON OPEC oil output fell in November by 300,000 barrels per day (bpd) to its lowest since May, a Reuters survey found, pressured by a drop in Angolan and Iraqi exports, strong compliance with a supply cut deal and involunary declines.

Nov 30 2017

OPEC, Russia agree oil cut extension to end of 2018

VIENNA OPEC and non-OPEC producers led by Russia agreed on Thursday to extend oil output cuts until the end of 2018 as they try to finish clearing a global glut of crude while signaling a possible early exit from the deal if the market overheats. | Video

Nov 30 2017

OPEC, allies set to agree oil cut extension to end of 2018 - sources

VIENNA, Nov 30 OPEC and non-OPEC oil producers will agree at a meeting on Thursday to extend an output-cutting deal until the end of 2018, four sources familiar with the matter said.

Nov 28 2017

OPEC heading for oil cut extension with a caveat

VIENNA OPEC and Russia are heading towards prolonging their oil supply cuts for the whole of 2018 but with an option to review the deal in June, OPEC sources said on Tuesday after Moscow expressed concerns the market could overheat.

Nov 27 2017

OPEC sees market rebalancing after June as it mulls oil cut extension

VIENNA Oil markets will rebalance after June 2018 at the earliest, an OPEC working panel concluded last week, OPEC sources said on Monday, signaling the need to extend existing production cuts well into next year.

Nov 22 2017

Saudis push for nine-month extension of OPEC-led oil cut: sources

DUBAI/LONDON Top crude exporter Saudi Arabia is lobbying oil ministers to agree next week on a nine-month extension to OPEC-led supply cuts, sources familiar with the matter said, as Riyadh seeks to ensure a price-sapping glut is eradicated.

Nov 21 2017

Oil bull Andy Hall to participate in OPEC shale workshop: sources

LONDON Prominent commodities fund manager Andy Hall will participate in an OPEC shale oil workshop, three OPEC sources said, as the exporter group seeks a wider range of views on the market outlook before a key meeting to set policy.

Nov 20 2017

Iraq's southern oil exports rise to near record in November

LONDON Oil exports from southern Iraq have risen by 150,000 barrels per day (bpd) this month to close to a record high, according to shipping data and an industry source, as OPEC's second-largest producer seeks to offset a shortfall from the north.

Nov 13 2017

OPEC points to larger 2018 oil supply deficit as market tightens

LONDON OPEC raised its forecast on Monday for demand for its oil in 2018 and said its deal with other producers to cut output was reducing excess oil in storage, potentially pushing the global market into a larger deficit next year.

Nov 07 2017

OPEC says electric vehicles could lead oil demand to plateau in 2030s

LONDON A rapid adoption of electric vehicles could cause world oil demand to reach a plateau in the second half of the 2030s, OPEC said in a report, a potential setback for the oil exporter group's longer term prospects.


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