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Devika Krishna Kumar

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

Jul 15 2018

U.S. oil boom delivers surprise for traders - and it's costly

LONDON/NEW YORK The world's biggest oil traders are counting hefty losses after a surprise doubling in the price discount of U.S. light crude to benchmark Brent in just a month, as surging U.S production upends the market.

Jul 11 2018

OPEC does not want to see volatility in oil prices: OPEC president

CALGARY OPEC President Suhail al-Mazrouei said on Wednesday that volatility in the crude market was undesirable and OPEC prefers a more stable price environment, speaking after crude had its biggest one-day drop in two years.

Jul 10 2018

Canadian oil executives downplay transportation bottlenecks

CALGARY Executives at Canada's largest integrated oil and gas producers on Tuesday downplayed the severity of transportation bottlenecks to move oil in the near term, citing existing pipeline commitments and refining capabilities.

Jul 10 2018

OPEC to Canada: Build pipelines or watch investment flow south

CALGARY, Alberta The president of OPEC urged Canada on Tuesday to invest in infrastructure to move oil and gas, or risk watching investment flow away to the United States.

Jul 06 2018

Sierentz Global Merchants to exit physical energy business: sources

HOUSTON/NEW YORK Sierentz Global Merchants, a commodities trading firm controlled by members of the Louis-Dreyfus family, is exiting its physical energy business, three people familiar with the matter said on Friday.

Jun 29 2018

U.S. crude output dips in April to 10.467 million bpd: EIA

NEW YORK U.S. crude production fell marginally by 2,000 barrels per day (bpd) to 10.467 million bpd in April from the highest on record in March, the Energy Information Administration (EIA) said in a monthly report on Friday.

Jun 25 2018

Canada crude outage to tighten supplies, reduce oil flow to Cushing

A production problem at one of Canada's largest oil sands facilities drove front-month U.S. crude futures to their steepest premium above second-month futures since 2014 on Monday.

Jun 20 2018

Oil traders ready for musical chairs as China tariffs loom

NEW YORK Oil markets are bracing for a reshuffle of global trade flows as China threatens to impose tit-for-tat tariffs on imports of U.S. energy products, including crude.

Jun 20 2018

Oil traders ready for musical chairs as China tariffs loom

NEW YORK, June 20 Oil markets are bracing for a reshuffle of global trade flows as China threatens to impose tit-for-tat tariffs on imports of U.S. energy products, including crude.

Jun 14 2018

Potential Cushing bottleneck could increase U.S. oil discount

NEW YORK As the discount of U.S. crude to global benchmark Brent nears three-year highs, an emerging bottleneck at the key storage hub in Cushing, Oklahoma, is making U.S. futures vulnerable to a drop, traders and analysts said.

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