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John Kemp

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 23 2017

WTI flips into big backwardation after pipeline spill: Kemp

LONDON U.S. crude futures prices have swung into substantial backwardation after a spillage on the Keystone pipeline severely reduced crude deliveries from Canada into the U.S. Midwest.

Nov 21 2017

U.S. traffic growth slows as oil prices rise: Kemp

(John Kemp is a Reuters market analyst. The views expressed are his own)

Nov 20 2017

Oil prices stall as record bullish position makes funds wary: Kemp

(John Kemp is a Reuters market analyst. The views expressed are his own)

Nov 17 2017

Distillate fuel oil market set to tighten in 2018: Kemp

LONDON U.S. refineries are struggling to meet booming demand for distillate fuel oil at home and in export markets which will leave the distillate market very tight in 2018.

Nov 14 2017

Oil prices hit by profit-taking after funds build record bullish position: Kemp

LONDON Crude oil prices and calendar spreads have started to soften in recent trading sessions, in what is likely to be profit-taking after hedge funds amassed a record bullish position in the petroleum complex.

Nov 10 2017

U.S. natural gas prices rise as traders reassess gloomy outlook: Kemp

(John Kemp is a Reuters market analyst. The views expressed are his own.)

Nov 09 2017

U.S. gasoline and diesel markets look tight: Kemp

LONDON U.S. stocks of gasoline and diesel continue to fall, despite record refinery runs, in a sign of strong demand at home and in export markets.

Nov 06 2017

Hedge funds go all-in on oil: Kemp

LONDON Hedge funds have built record or near-record bullish positions in almost all parts of the petroleum complex anticipating that prices will keep rising.

Nov 06 2017

Saudi purge takes kingdom into unpredictable new era: Kemp

LONDON The wave of arrests and ministerial changes in Saudi Arabia at the weekend has fundamentally transformed the structure of the state as it has existed since the 1960s.

Nov 02 2017

Column: Booming oil demand is eroding inventories - Kemp

LONDON Global oil consumption is growing rapidly, helping account for the decline in reported inventories, the recent surge in prices and the shift in futures markets from contango to backwardation.


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