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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 15 2018

Brent crude settles flat, U.S. oil up on short covering

NEW YORK Oil markets were mixed on Thursday with Brent flat even though the dollar slid, while U.S. crude rose as investors covered short positions.

Feb 09 2018

U.S. drillers boost oil rig count to highest nearly three years: Baker Hughes

U.S. energy companies added 26 oil rigs this week, boosting the count to 791, its highest since April 2015, even as crude pulled back from three-year highs with drillers expecting higher prices for their output in 2018 than last year.

Feb 01 2018

Oil rises as OPEC compliance eclipses boom in U.S. output

NEW YORK Oil rose on Thursday after a survey showed OPEC's commitment to its supply cuts remains in place, even as U.S. production topped 10 million barrels per day (bpd) for the first time since 1970.

Jan 19 2018

U.S. oil drillers cut rigs for second time in three weeks: Baker Hughes

U.S. energy companies this week cut oil rigs for the second time in three weeks even though crude prices traded near their highest level since 2014.

Jan 17 2018

Oil rises ahead of U.S. weekly inventory figures

NEW YORK Oil prices ended higher on Wednesday ahead of the release of U.S. government data that was expected to show a ninth straight weekly drawdown in crude inventories.

Jan 12 2018

U.S. drillers add most oil rigs in a week since June: Baker Hughes

U.S. energy companies added 10 oil rigs this week, the biggest increase since June, as crude prices rose to their highest levels in three years, prompting drillers to return to the well pad.

Jan 08 2018

Oil mostly flat as rising U.S. output offsets OPEC worries

NEW YORK Oil prices were little changed on Monday, trading near their highest since May 2015, as political concerns in some OPEC nations offset projections for higher U.S. oil production.

Jan 05 2018

Frigid weather sends heating prices soaring as energy usage spikes

NEW YORK A severe winter storm in the U.S. Northeast brought plunging temperatures on Friday, driving regional natural gas prices to all-time highs, disrupting refinery operations and causing electrical outages.

Jan 05 2018

Frigid weather sends heating prices soaring as energy usage spikes

NEW YORK, Jan 5 A severe winter storm in the U.S. Northeast brought plunging temperatures on Friday, driving regional natural gas prices to all-time highs, disrupting refinery operations and causing electrical outages.

Jan 04 2018

'Bomb cyclone' hits U.S. East Coast energy, power supply

NEW YORK/LONDON A severe winter storm froze pipes and disrupted services at refineries on the U.S. Atlantic coast on Thursday, sending fuel prices higher as heavy snowfall and high winds caused electricity outages for almost 80,000 homes and businesses.

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