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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

Jun 22 2018

Speculators cut bullish U.S. crude bets to lowest since October

NEW YORK Hedge funds and other money managers cut their bullish wagers on U.S. crude futures and options in the latest week to the lowest in nearly eight months as crude fell 1.4 percent and U.S. production soared.

Jun 22 2018

Oil jumps as OPEC agrees to modest output hikes

NEW YORK Oil prices soared on Friday after oil producers agreed to modest crude output increases to compensate for losses in production at a time of rising global demand.

Jun 18 2018

Oil rises ahead of OPEC, China tariffs loom over U.S. prices

NEW YORK Oil prices rose on Monday in volatile trade as market participants lowered their expectations for how much OPEC might increase production and investors assessed the impact of a trade dispute between the United States and China.

Jun 15 2018

Oil slumps 3 percent on OPEC supply, China's tariffs

NEW YORK Oil prices fell more than $2 a barrel Friday after two of the world's biggest producers indicated they might increase output at next week's OPEC meeting, while U.S. exports were threatened by potential Chinese tariffs on crude oil and refined products.

Jun 14 2018

In Puerto Rico, a new hurricane season threatens the elderly

ADJUNTAS, PUERTO RICO At 84 years old and battling cancer, Israel Gonzalez Maldonado has lived without electricity for the nine months since Hurricanes Irma and Maria devastated Puerto Rico.

Jun 13 2018

Oil rises as U.S. inventories fall on strong demand

NEW YORK Oil prices turned positive on Wednesday after a bigger-than-expected decline in U.S. crude inventories along with surprise drawdowns in gasoline and distillates indicated strong demand in the world's top oil consumer.

Jun 08 2018

Oil falls on concerns over rising supply, weaker demand

NEW YORK Oil prices fell on Friday as concerns about surging U.S. output and falling demand in China weighed on the contract and JP Morgan cut its price forecast.

Jun 07 2018

Wax on, wax off: Shale oil's 'waxy' features crimp U.S. jet fuel supply

NEW YORK Jet fuel prices are at six-year highs, and part of the reason is linked to record U.S. shale crude production and the unique properties refiners contend with when they refine that oil.

Jun 07 2018

Oil gains on Venezuela export cuts, OPEC production levels

NEW YORK Global benchmark Brent crude surged nearly $2 a barrel on Thursday, lifted by concern about a steep drop in exports from Venezuela and worries OPEC may not raise production at its meeting this month.

Jun 07 2018

Wax on, wax off: Shale oil's 'waxy' features crimp U.S. jet fuel supply

NEW YORK, June 7 Jet fuel prices are at six-year highs, and part of the reason is linked to record U.S. shale crude production and the unique properties refiners contend with when they refine that oil.

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