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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

08 Aug 2018

Red alert - North Sea oil market sounds alarm on oversupply

LONDON The North Sea physical oil market is letting off a distress signal - crude is once again being stored on ships – as production increases from major exporters threaten a fragile balance between global supply and demand.

05 Jul 2018

Brent crude firms on drop in U.S. oil inventories, Iran threat

CALGARY/LONDON Brent oil rose on Wednesday, driven higher by a threat from an Iranian commander and a drop in U.S. crude inventories for the second week in a row.

29 Jun 2018

Spooked by Trump, Europe's Iranian oil purchases set to plummet

LONDON European refiners are cutting purchases of Iranian oil faster than expected as the U.S. prepares to reimpose sanctions on Iran, threatening a more severe impact than the last round of punitive measures in 2012 even though the EU has not joined in.

21 Jun 2018

Oil options show bulls and bears on edge over OPEC

LONDON OPEC appears to be edging towards raising crude oil output at its policy meeting on Friday, but the oil options market shows traders and investors are not betting heavily on that scenario.

14 Jun 2018

Oil demand seen steady in 2019 but OPEC supply, trade risks loom: IEA

LONDON Oil demand will grow steadily in 2019 thanks to a solid global economy, but the world may face a large supply gap by late next year if OPEC cannot cover any supply shortfalls, the International Energy Agency said on Wednesday.

13 Jun 2018

Oil demand seen steady in 2019 but OPEC supply, trade risks loom - IEA

LONDON Oil demand will grow steadily in 2019 thanks to a solid global economy, but the world may face a large supply gap by late next year if OPEC cannot cover any supply shortfalls, the International Energy Agency said on Wednesday.

13 Jun 2018

Oil shortage or surplus? Floating storage swamps Europe

LONDON OPEC is considering whether or not to raise its oil production to prevent the global market from becoming too squeezed, but there is one part of the world that is telling a very different story about the balance between supply and demand.

06 Jun 2018

European refiners winding down purchases of Iranian oil

LONDON European refiners are winding down oil purchases from Iran, closing the door on a fifth of the OPEC member's crude exports after the United States imposed sanctions on Tehran, company and trading sources said.

06 Jun 2018

European refiners winding down purchases of Iranian oil

LONDON European refiners are winding down oil purchases from Iran, closing the door on a fifth of the OPEC member's crude exports after the United States imposed sanctions on Tehran, company and trading sources said.

05 Jun 2018

Brent crude tilts lower as investors weigh supply rises

LONDON Brent crude futures eased on Tuesday, giving up early gains, as investors weighed the chances that global supply will increase substantially if OPEC decides this month to raise output, just as U.S. production grows at near-record rates.

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