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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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21 Mar 2018

Exxon still assessing damage to Papua New Guinea natural gas facilities

KUALA LUMPUR A senior Exxon Mobil Corp executive said on Wednesday the company is still assessing damage to its natural gas processing plant in the mountains of Papua New Guinea, knocked out by a strong earthquake last month.

21 Mar 2018

Thailand's PTTEP seeks to boost reserves, output in SE Asia

KUALA LUMPUR Thailand's PTT Exploration and Production (PTTEP) is looking closer to home for upstream oil and gas assets in a drive to boost its reserves and production as oil prices have recovered, a senior company executive said on Wednesday.

21 Mar 2018

Baker Hughes GE hunts for small oil, gas projects in Asia

KUALA LUMPUR Oilfield services provider Baker Hughes GE (BHGE) is on the hunt for smaller oil and gas projects in Asia Pacific to replicate a project in Papua New Guinea where it is providing services and financing, a senior company executive said.

05 Mar 2018

Woodside to suspend Australia's Vincent oil output for one year from May

SINGAPORE Woodside Petroleum will suspend production of its Vincent crude oil for a year starting from May as the floating, production, storage and offloading (FPSO) unit for the field undergoes maintenance, two traders that participate in the market said on Monday.

01 Mar 2018

Saudi Arabia may cut April crude oil prices to Asia: traders

SINGAPORE Top oil exporter Saudi Arabia is likely to cut prices for all crude grades it sells to Asia in April after demand for Middle East crude fell in last month's trade, trade sources said on Thursday.

08 Feb 2018

Texas flood: U.S. oil exports pour into markets worldwide

NEW YORK/LONDON/SINGAPORE In the two years since Washington lifted a 40-year ban on oil exports, tankers filled with U.S. crude have landed in more than 30 countries, ranging from massive economies like China and India to tiny Togo.

05 Feb 2018

Chevron sells first condensate cargo from Australia's Wheatstone LNG

SINGAPORE Chevron Corp has sold the first condensate cargo to be exported from the Wheatstone LNG project in Australia to Thailand's PTT, three sources with knowledge of the matter said on Monday.

31 Jan 2018

Shell says to sell its stake in Thai Bongkot fields to PTTEP for $750 million

BANGKOK/SINGAPORE Royal Dutch Shell said on Wednesday that it will sell its stake in the Bongkot gas field and adjoining acreage offshore Thailand to PTT Exploration & Production PCL for $750 million before tax.

17 Jan 2018

China's fuel blenders, independent refiners to feel the squeeze from new tax rules

BEIJING/SINGAPORE, Jan 17 China's fuel blending companies and independent refineries will bear the brunt of new tax rules that will close loopholes that allegedly allowed them to sell fuel without paying consumption taxes.

16 Jan 2018

India's imports of Iran oil in Dec scheduled to rise to most since March - source

TOKYO India was scheduled to lift its biggest volume of Iranian crude in nine months in December, helping to shore up the OPEC producer's oil exports to Asia last month, said a person with knowledge of the country's tanker loading schedule.


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