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 Seven years ago, two middlemen launched civil lawsuits to seek payment for helping arrange a $1.3 billion oil deal in Nigeria.
LONDON Investors have sent shares in European oil exploration and production (E&P) focussed companies like Premier, Tullow, EnQuest and Faroe, soaring, and some fund managers say they have not peaked yet.
LONDON The chief executive of Mexico's national oil company Pemex [PEMX.UL] said on Wednesday it must move toward a stock exchange listing like Saudi Arabia's Aramco has done but that such a step would take years.
LONDON/SEOUL Britain and South Korea are in talks to protect an arrangement of tax breaks for Korean buyers of North Sea crude beyond Britain's upcoming exit from the EU, officials from both countries said, although a breakthrough does not look imminent.
LONDON Freshly London-listed Energean Oil & Gas is boosting its Greek output and expects first gas from its Israeli fields in the first quarter of 2021, making it one of the biggest independent energy firms operating in the eastern Mediterranean.
LONDON Premier Oil will look at extending the timeframe for oil price hedges beyond 12-18 months to protect its balance sheet and return on investments which might take years to start operating fully, Finance Director Richard Rose said.
LONDON The head of Mexico's National Hydrocarbons Commission (CNH) urged the government on Wednesday to float a minority stake in national oil and gas firm Pemex on the Mexican stock exchange.
LONDON Greece's Energean Oil & Gas listed on the London Stock Exchange on Friday, raising $460 million to develop two Israeli offshore gas fields in the latest milestone for the rapidly expanding eastern Mediterranean energy sector.
LONDON/VIENNA While other European energy firms are flocking to renewables, Austria's OMV is sticking with fossil fuels and telling investors it will deliver rising dividends, lower costs and free cash flow at just $25 a barrel.
LONDON/VIENNA, March 13 While other European energy firms are flocking to renewables, Austria's OMV is sticking with fossil fuels and telling investors it will deliver rising dividends, lower costs and free cash flow at just $25 a barrel.