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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

Feb 03 2016

South Korea's SK Innovation says refining margins to remain strong

SEOUL South Korea's SK Innovation Co Ltd said on Wednesday that Asian refining margins will remain stable as strong demand for gasoline and naphtha offset a weaker diesel market amid low crude oil prices.

Jan 14 2016

South Korea's Iran crude oil imports drop 62.2 percent year-on-year in December

SEOUL South Korea's crude oil shipments from Iran slid 62.2 percent in December from a year ago, with imports in full-year 2015 falling 8.0 percent from 2014 in accordance with sanction requirements over Tehran's nuclear program.

Jan 08 2016

Oil prices move away from 12-year lows as China shares rise

SEOUL Oil prices rose more than 2 percent on Friday, following China shares higher after Beijing deactivated a circuit breaker mechanism that was blamed for aggravating equity market crashes, although a persistent global crude surplus kept a lid on gains.

Jan 06 2016

Atomtest Nordkoreas löst internationalen Aufschrei aus

Seoul/Tokio Nordkorea hat am Mittwoch nach eigenen Angaben erstmals eine Wasserstoffbombe gezündet und damit international scharfe Kritik und Besorgnis ausgelöst.

Jan 06 2016

Atomtest Nordkoreas löst internationalen Aufschrei aus

Seoul/Tokio Nordkorea hat am Mittwoch nach eigenen Angaben erstmals eine Wasserstoffbombe getestet und damit international scharfe Kritik auf sich gezogen.

Jan 06 2016

Nordkorea führt Atomtest durch- Südkorea und Japan in Sorge

Seoul/Tokio Nordkorea hat am Mittwoch nach eigenen Angaben einen Atomtest durchgeführt.

Dec 22 2015

S. Korea welcomes chance to diversify oil supply with U.S., Iran crude

SEOUL, Dec 23 South Korea is eager to increase the diversity of its oil suppliers by looking at U.S. and Iranian supplies as more exports from those countries become available, the South Korean Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy said on Wednesday.

Nov 24 2015

U.S. oil eases on profit-taking after rally on Mideast risk

SEOUL Crude oil futures dipped on Wednesday as investors took profits after prices rallied to two-week highs in the previous session on mounting geopolitical tension in the Middle East as Turkey downed a Russian warplane. | Video

Nov 23 2015

TABLE-South Korea's Iran crude oil import in October up 98.8 pct y/y

SEOUL, Nov 23 South Korea's crude oil imports from Iran rose 98.8 percent in October from a year earlier, while its total crude oil imports rose 12.6 percent year on year to 83.9 million barrels last month, data from state-run Korea National Oil Corp (KNOC) showed on Monday.

Nov 10 2015

Cutting down on the spice, South Korea cheese imports soar as trade deals open door

SEOUL South Koreans, who traditionally eat most meals with a generous dollop of the fiery local side dish kimchi, are gaining a growing taste for another imported fermented food: cheese.

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