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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

20 Mar 2018

Oil rises to three-week high on Mideast tensions, Venezuela concerns

NEW YORK Oil prices climbed to their highest level in three weeks on Tuesday as tension in the Middle East and the possibility of further falls in Venezuelan output helped offset the impact of growing U.S. crude production.

16 Mar 2018

Oil prices jump, Brent hits highest in more than two weeks

NEW YORK Oil prices jumped on Friday, with Brent crude futures hitting their highest in more than two weeks as U.S. stock prices rose and investors covered short bets ahead of a weekend in which the U.S. news programme "60 Minutes" will air an interview with Saudi Arabia's crown prince.

16 Mar 2018

Oil edges up but rising crude supply checks gains

NEW YORK Oil prices edged higher in choppy trade on Thursday after the International Energy Agency said global oil demand is expected to pick up this year, but warned supply is growing at a faster pace.

09 Mar 2018

Oil prices rise nearly $2 amid broad market optimism

NEW YORK Oil prices rose nearly $2 on Friday, rebounding from two days of declines as Wall Street climbed on strong U.S. jobs data, while investors also grew hopeful that a planned meeting between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korea's Kim Jong Un could ease geopolitical tensions.

07 Mar 2018

Oil prices fall with Wall Street and as U.S. crude output, stocks rise

NEW YORK Oil prices tumbled on Wednesday as financial markets slid amid concerns that Washington's plans for import tariffs could spark a trade war, and after U.S. government data showed an increase in crude inventories and output.

06 Mar 2018

Oil prices edge up on weak dollar ahead of U.S. inventory data

NEW YORK Oil prices rose on Tuesday, supported by a weaker dollar but U.S. crude's gains were limited by expectations for a weekly rise in U.S. crude stockpiles.

02 Mar 2018

Alaska, other oil states fight budget deficits for fiscal year 2019

NEW YORK More than three years after the collapse in oil prices, energy-producing states such as Alaska, Oklahoma and Louisiana continue to struggle with budget shortfalls, and fiscal 2019 is no different as lawmakers seek permanent revenue solutions.

24 Feb 2018

Oil climbs with support from Libyan outage, Saudi comments

NEW YORK Oil prices rose on Friday to their highest in more than two weeks, supported by the shutdown of the El Feel oilfield in Libya and upbeat comments from Saudi Arabia that an OPEC-led effort to cut stockpiles is working.

22 Feb 2018

Oil prices climb after unexpected drawdown in U.S. crude stocks

NEW YORK Oil prices rose to two-week highs on Thursday, boosted by data showing a surprise draw in U.S. crude inventories and also by a drop in the dollar.

21 Feb 2018

Oil largely steady amid forecast of U.S. crude build, stronger dollar

NEW YORK Oil prices were little changed on Wednesday ahead of data expected to show rising crude inventories in the United States and as the dollar strengthened from last week's three-year lows.

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