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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(In this June 6 story corrects name of agency in second paragraph to Bureau of Reclamation instead of Bureau of Land Reclamation)
U.S. President Donald Trump has directed Energy Secretary Rick Perry to take emergency steps to keep coal and nuclear power plants running, the White House said Friday, in what would amount to an unprecedented intervention in U.S. power markets.
U.S. energy companies added the most oil rigs in both a week and a month since February as drillers continued to return to the well pad with crude prices at their highest since late 2014.
May 25 U.S. energy companies added the most oil rigs in both a week and a month since February as drillers continued to return to the well pad with crude prices at their highest since late 2014.
NEW YORK U.S. nuclear power generators are sticking with plans to shut several reactors after none of them won the right to supply capacity in an auction by the country's largest power grid despite higher winning prices, energy companies and analysts said on Thursday.
China's interest in reducing its trade surplus with the United States through increased energy imports could advance plans for U.S. liquefied natural gas (LNG) plants and ethanol sales, analysts and energy executives involved in developing new LNG facilities said.
May 21 China's interest in reducing its trade surplus with United States through increased energy imports could advance plans for U.S. liquefied natural gas (LNG) plants, said energy executives involved in developing new facilities.
U.S. energy companies added oil rigs for a sixth week in a row as crude prices continue to soar to multi-year highs after new sanctions on Iran are anticipated to take some supply out of the market, further supporting U.S. drilling and pushing production to record highs.
May 8 California regulators said reduced capacity in Southern California Gas' (SoCalGas) natural gas system poses a "moderate threat" to gas and electric reliability this summer and a "more serious threat" next winter.
May 7 Southern California Gas Co (SoCalGas) on Monday boosted its estimated cost for the massive leak at its Aliso Canyon natural gas storage facility between October 2015 and February 2016 to around $954 million, up 4.4 percent from the estimate of $913 million last quarter, according to a quarterly report with U.S. financial regulators.