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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.

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3:17am EST

Shady triangle: Southeast Asia's illegal fuel market

SINGAPORE An alleged oil heist in Singapore that has already led to 20 arrests, the seizure of at least one tanker and allegations that thieves siphoned thousands of tonnes of fuel from Shell's biggest refinery is shining a spotlight on an illegal trade worth tens of billions of dollars worldwide.

3:16am EST

Oil stable on threats of rebel attacks in Nigeria, falling U.S. crude stocks

SINGAPORE Oil prices were stable on Thursday, supported by tighter inventories of crude as well as rebel threats of an attack on Nigeria's petroleum industry, but the market was weighed down by a reported rise in U.S. fuel stocks.

Jan 15 2018

Oil markets near three-year highs, supported by healthy demand

SINGAPORE, Jan 16 Brent crude prices were on Tuesday settling in around $70 per barrel, levels last seen before the start of an oil market slump in late 2014.

Jan 14 2018

Oil dips away from 2014 highs on rising U.S. rig count, but analysts say market supported

SINGAPORE, Jan 15 Oil prices dipped on Monday as rising drilling activity in the United States pointed to higher future output, although output cuts led by OPEC and Russia as well as healthy demand kept crude near December 2014 highs reached last week.

Jan 12 2018

As oil hits $70, warning lights flash up in Asia

SINGAPORE Oil prices have risen above $70 per barrel for the first time since 2014 as investors bet supply cuts led by OPEC will dominate the market this year.

Jan 11 2018

India's 2017 oil demand growth posts lowest gain since 2013

SINGAPORE/NEW DELHI Indian oil consumption in 2017 grew at its slowest in four years, according to government statistics, hit by the government's demonetisation move and a tax increase that knocked the gain in fuel use back to a modest 2.3 percent.

Jan 11 2018

Singapore uncovers large oil heist at Shell's biggest refinery

SINGAPORE Eleven men were charged in a Singapore court on Tuesday in connection with a large-scale oil theft at Shell's biggest refinery, while police said they were investigating six other men arrested in a weekend raid. | Video

Jan 08 2018

Oil approaches 2015 highs on fewer U.S. rigs, OPEC

SINGAPORE/LONDON Oil prices rose on Monday, coming close to three-year highs on a slight decline in the number of U.S. rigs drilling for new production and sustained OPEC output cuts.

Jan 05 2018

Oil retreats after hitting 2015 highs

SINGAPORE/LONDON Oil prices fell on Friday, dropping from highs last seen in 2015, as soaring U.S. production undermined a 10 percent rally from December lows that were driven by tightening supply and political tensions in OPEC member Iran.

Jan 04 2018

Asian coal prices hit late 2016 high amid huge shipping congestion

SINGAPORE Asian benchmark thermal coal prices have pushed to their highest levels since 2016, fueled by demand in China and loading delays in Indonesia that have ramped up shipping congestion outside major coal ports.

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