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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.

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13 Nov 2017

OPEC points to larger 2018 oil supply deficit as market tightens

LONDON OPEC raised its forecast on Monday for demand for its oil in 2018 and said its deal with other producers to cut output was reducing excess oil in storage, potentially pushing the global market into a larger deficit next year.

07 Nov 2017

OPEC says electric vehicles could lead oil demand to plateau in 2030s

LONDON A rapid adoption of electric vehicles could cause world oil demand to reach a plateau in the second half of the 2030s, OPEC said in a report, a potential setback for the oil exporter group's longer term prospects.

07 Nov 2017

OPEC seeks consensus on duration of oil cut pact before meeting

VIENNA OPEC is seeking to achieve consensus agreement before a meeting on Nov. 30 on how long to extend a global pact to curb oil production, OPEC's secretary general said on Tuesday, with no country unwilling to prolong the accord.

07 Nov 2017

Aramco oil reserves audit two-thirds complete, may not be finished in 2017: sources

LONDON/DUBAI An audit of Saudi Aramco's [IPO-ARMO.SE] oil reserves is unlikely to be completed before the end of 2017 because of the huge scale of the task, sources familiar with the matter said, a later timeframe than previously indicated.

31 Oct 2017

OPEC oil output falls in October led by drop in Iraqi exports

LONDON OPEC oil output fell this month by 80,000 barrels per day (bpd), a Reuters survey found, as exports from northern Iraq dropped and other producers maintained adherence to a supply cut deal.

27 Oct 2017

Exclusive: OPEC's head says Saudi, Russia statements 'clear fog' before November 30 meeting

LONDON The fog has been cleared ahead of OPEC's next policy meeting by Saudi Arabia and Russia declaring their support for extending a global deal to cut oil supplies for another nine months, OPEC's secretary general told Reuters on Friday.

27 Oct 2017

OPEC SecGen says Saudi, Russia statements "clear fog" before Nov 30 meeting

LONDON, Oct 27 The fog has cleared ahead of OPEC's next meeting, with Saudi Arabia and Russia clearly stating support to extend a global deal to cut oil supply for another nine months, OPEC's secretary general told Reuters on Friday.

19 Oct 2017

OPEC seeking consensus on oil supply cut extension before meeting

LONDON Oil producers are working to build consensus on extending their deal to reduce supplies, OPEC's secretary general said on Thursday, with the potential for continuation throughout 2018 forming a basis for talks.

18 Oct 2017

OPEC leans towards nine-month extension of oil supply cut - sources

DUBAI/LONDON OPEC is leaning towards extending a deal with Russia and other non-members to cut oil supply for a further nine months, four OPEC sources said, although stronger-than-expected demand growth may allow the group to delay a decision until early next year.

17 Oct 2017

Exclusive - China offers to buy 5 percent of Saudi Aramco directly: sources

DUBAI/LONDON China is offering to buy up to 5 percent of Saudi Aramco directly, sources said, a move that could give Saudi Arabia the flexibility to consider various options for its plan to float the world's biggest oil producer on the stock market. | Video

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