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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LONDON For Lord John Browne, the former chief of oil major BP, it feels like time has been rolled back 20 years and he is busy doing mega-mergers again.
FRANKFURT/LONDON Chemical giant BASF agreed to merge its oil and gas unit Wintershall with DEA, a vehicle of Russian billionaire Mikhail Fridman, to create one of the largest independent oil and gas firms in Europe, the companies said.
VIENNA Oil markets will not overheat as they did during a price spike in the last decade as global demand is rising fast and the alliance of OPEC and non-OPEC countries is working well, the head of Russia's top private producer Lukoil said.
VIENNA, Dec 1 Oil markets will not overheat as they did during a price spike in the last decade as global demand is rising fast and the alliance of OPEC and non-OPEC countries is working well, the head of Russia's top private producer Lukoil said.
LONDON Nigeria's state oil firm is looking to set up a $3.5-$5 billion cash-for-crude prepayment with some of the world's top commodity traders to fund oil and gas upstream projects as well as related infrastructure, sources with direct knowledge of the matter said.
LUANDA/LONDON On Oct. 6, with the dust still settling on Angola's first change of power in 38 years, new President João Lourenço sat down with international oil majors at the presidential palace in Luanda.
DUBAI/LONDON OPEC's most powerful internal alliance, bringing together the oil producer group's Gulf members, is disintegrating fast.
DUBAI/TOKYO/LONDON Iraq has hired Japan's Toyo Engineering to help build a gas pipeline to Kuwait and a related petrochemical plant as Baghdad looks to reduce flaring and finish paying reparations owed for its 1990 invasion of its neighbor.
LONDON The world's most powerful crude oil trader, Royal Dutch Shell's head of oil trading Mike Muller, has stepped down after 29 years with the company, an internal announcement reviewed by Reuters on Friday showed.
BONN, Germany Saudi Arabia's corruption investigations are linked to a just few individuals and will not hinder investments in the kingdom, its energy minister said on Thursday.