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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

29 Jan 2018

Why Canada is the next frontier for shale oil

CALGARY, Alberta The revolution in U.S. shale oil has battered Canada's energy industry in recent years, ending two decades of rapid expansion and job creation in the nation's vast oil sands.

15 Jan 2018

Oil hovers near three-year high despite rising U.S. output

CALGARY, Alberta Oil hovered near a three-year high above $70 a barrel on Monday on signs that production cuts by OPEC and Russia are tightening supplies, although analysts warned of a "red flag" due to surging U.S. production.

30 Dec 2017

Canada scales back New Year's Eve party due to extreme cold

CALGARY, Alberta Bitterly cold conditions have prompted authorities across Canada to issue extreme weather alerts, including one in the nation's capital Ottawa, where the government scaled back a New Year's Eve party and moved a hockey tournament indoors.

29 Dec 2017

U.S. crude ends year above $60 on strong global oil demand

CALGARY, Alberta U.S. oil prices closed above $60 a barrel on the final trading day of the year, the first time since mid-2015, as the commodity ended 2017 with a 12 percent gain spurred by strong demand and declining global inventories.

27 Dec 2017

Oil falls from 2015 highs as rally falters

CALGARY, Alberta Oil prices dipped on Wednesday, as a rally ran out of momentum a session after crude hit a near 2-1/2-year high on supply outages in Libya and the North Sea.

18 Dec 2017

Canada oil producers exhaust options as pipelines, railroads fill

CALGARY, Alberta/NEW YORK Canadian oil producers are running out of options to get crude to market as pipeline and rail capacity fills up, driving prices to four-year lows and increasing the risk of firms having to sell cheaply until at least late 2019.

13 Dec 2017

Heavy crude slumps to deepest discount in four years

CALGARY, Alberta Canadian heavy crude extended losses on Wednesday, with the discount hitting a four-year low as pipeline constraints left a glut of crude building up in Alberta.

12 Dec 2017

Heavy barrels hit widest discount in four years

CALGARY, Alberta The discount on Canadian heavy crude slumped to its deepest level in four years on Tuesday, hurt by export pipeline outages and high storage inventories in western Canada.

11 Dec 2017

Heavy slumps to deepest discount since 2014

CALGARY, Alberta Canadian heavy crude weakened sharply on Monday to its widest discount in 3-1/2 years as Enbridge Inc announced extra rationing of space on some of its pipelines, worsening a backlog of crude in Alberta storage hubs.

06 Dec 2017

Crude-producer Alberta unveils rules for large carbon emitters

Canada's main crude-producing province Alberta unveiled new rules on Wednesday on how it would charge large industrial emitters including the oil sands sector for carbon output, saying emissions will be cut by 19 percent by 2030.

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