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David Gaffen

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

Nov 20 2017

Oil eases as traders; investors grow edgy ahead of OPEC

NEW YORK Oil prices slipped on Monday, extending recent weakness ahead of an OPEC meeting next week, while a rally in the dollar negatively affected commodities across the board.

Nov 16 2017

Oil extends losing streak on U.S. oversupply worries

NEW YORK Oil prices ended lower again on Thursday on increased concerns about growth in U.S. production and inventories, despite expectations that major world producers will extend a supply-cut deal later this month.

Nov 15 2017

Oil prices settle lower after U.S. crude stocks rise

NEW YORK Oil prices dropped on Wednesday after the U.S. government reported an unexpected increase in crude and gasoline stockpiles, but an increase in refining runs and a drawdown in distillates helped prices bounce off session lows.

Nov 01 2017

U.S. oil and fuel stocks drop in latest week: EIA

U.S. stocks of crude oil, gasoline and distillates fell last week, with the gasoline and crude draws exceeding expectations, the Energy Information Administration said on Wednesday.

Oct 30 2017

Puerto Rico moves to cancel Whitefish power contract after uproar

WASHINGTON/NEW YORK Puerto Rico's government power company said on Sunday it will cancel a $300 million contract with a tiny Montana company to restore power to the storm-hit U.S. territory after an uproar over the deal. | Video

Oct 26 2017

Crude stocks rise, fuel inventories drop: EIA

U.S. crude stocks rose last week, but gasoline and distillate inventories fell much more than anticipated, Energy Information Administration data showed on Wednesday.

Oct 25 2017

U.S. crude slips on inventory build, gasoline rallies

NEW YORK U.S. oil prices slipped on Wednesday after a surprising increase in U.S. crude inventories, while U.S. gasoline futures rallied 1 percent on a sharp falloff in inventories.

Oct 18 2017

Oil pares gains into settlement; U.S. fuel stockpiles rise

NEW YORK Oil prices settled slightly higher on Wednesday, with Brent touching three-week highs and then retreating after a surprising drop in U.S. refining rates and an unexpected build in fuel stocks signaled slower demand in the world's top oil consumer.

Oct 18 2017

U.S. crude stockpiles slump as production drops: EIA

U.S. crude oil inventories slumped last week as production fell sharply after Hurricane Nate hit the Gulf of Mexico, while refining rates were down sharply as autumn maintenance season ramped up, the Energy Information Administration said on Wednesday.

Oct 12 2017

Oil slips despite larger draw in U.S. stocks

NEW YORK Oil prices rebounded from earlier losses, but ended lower on the day, after the Energy Department reported a larger-than-expected decline in U.S. inventories and a falloff in weekly production on Thursday.


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