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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 14 2018

OPEC and allies could hike output gradually from July: Russia

MOSCOW OPEC and its allies could agree to gradually increase oil production starting from July 1, the Russian energy minister said on Thursday after talks with Saudi Arabia in Moscow.

Jun 02 2018

Russian oil output stagnant but remains above quotas

MOSCOW Russian oil output was stagnant at 10.97 million barrels per day (bpd) for a third month in a row in May, again exceeding quotas set under a global deal, Energy Ministry data showed on Saturday.

May 26 2018

Oil output could return to October 2016 level, says Russia's Novak

MOSCOW A return to the oil production levels that were in place in October 2016, baseline for the current deal to cut output, is one of the options for easing curbs, Russia's energy minister said on Saturday.

May 22 2018

Emirates NBD buys Turkey's Denizbank for $3.2 billion from Sberbank

MOSCOW/DUBAI Dubai's biggest lender Emirates NBD has agreed to buy Turkey's Denizbank from Russia's state-owned Sberbank for $3.2 billion to help establish itself as a leading bank in the Middle East, North Africa and Turkey.

May 21 2018

Russia's first sea-borne nuclear power plant arrives in Arctic

MOSCOW Russia's first-floating nuclear power plant arrived in the Arctic port of Murmansk over the weekend in preparation for its maiden mission, providing electricity to an isolated Russian town across the Bering Strait from Alaska.

May 18 2018

Russia eyes petrochemicals as answer to crude oil reliance

TOBOLSK, Russia On a sprawling construction site in Western Siberia, about 20,000 workers are busy building what will be one of the world's five biggest petrochemical plants, part of a play by Russia to capture more of the value from the oil it produces.

May 14 2018

Russia's Rosneft first quarter profit jumps as oil market starts to rebalance

MOSCOW Russia's Rosneft , the world's biggest listed oil company by output, saw its net profit rise seven-fold in the first quarter, lifted by higher oil prices as the global market moves towards balance, the company said on Monday.

Apr 19 2018

Top Russian, NATO generals hold rare face-to-face meeting

MOSCOW/BRUSSELS The head of Russia's military general staff and NATO's supreme allied commander held a rare face-to-face meeting on Thursday to try to ease the worst East-West tensions since the Cold War.

Apr 12 2018

USA und Russland um Entschärfung von Syrien-Krise bemüht

Washington Nach gegenseitigen Drohungen der USA und Russlands mit Militäraktionen in der Syrien-Krise sind die beiden Atommächte bemüht, einen bewaffneten Konflikt abzuwenden.

Apr 10 2018

Gazprom says gas transit via Ukraine to Europe may fall to 10-15 bcm per year

MOSCOW Future Russian gas transit flows through Ukraine to Europe may be between 10 and 15 billion cubic meters per year, Alexei Miller, head of Russian gas giant Gazprom, said on Tuesday, which is a significant decline from current levels.


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