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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

Sep 08 2017

The next oil major? Service firm Schlumberger's big bet on production

HOUSTON The world's largest oilfield services company, Schlumberger NV , is spending billions of dollars buying stakes in its customers' oil and gas projects - investing in the same ventures it supplies with equipment and expertise.

Sep 07 2017

Meth, coke and oil: A drug boom in the Texas shale patch

MIDLAND, Texas When Joe Forsythe returned to the West Texas oilfields last year after a stint in a drug rehab facility, he figured he had beaten his addiction to methamphetamine. | Video

Aug 25 2017

Hurricane Harvey poised to deliver gut punch to growing oil hub

HOUSTON The first major hurricane in 18 years to take aim at Corpus Christi, Texas, could deliver a gut punch to a city booming from chemicals and energy exports driven by the shale revolution. | Video

Aug 25 2017

Hurricane Harvey poised to deliver gut punch to growing oil hub

HOUSTON The first major hurricane in 18 years to take aim at Corpus Christi, Texas, could deliver a gut punch to a city booming from chemicals and energy exports driven by the shale revolution.

Aug 25 2017

Hurricane Harvey poised to deliver gut punch to growing oil hub

HOUSTON, Aug 25 The first major hurricane in 18 years to take aim at Corpus Christi, Texas, could deliver a gut punch to a city booming from chemicals and energy exports driven by the shale revolution.

Aug 23 2017

Oil companies evacuate workers as storm takes aim at Texas

HOUSTON Royal Dutch Shell, Anadarko Petroleum and Exxon Mobil announced they were curbing some oil and gas output on Wednesday at facilities in the Gulf of Mexico ahead of a storm expected to hit the Texas coast later this week.

Aug 22 2017

U.S. Gulf Coast refiners, producers brace for tropical storm

HOUSTON Oil and gas producers from Mexico to Louisiana are gearing up for heavy rains and winds this week as remnants of a tropical storm circulating over Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula threaten to redevelop into a cyclone.

Aug 16 2017

Oil producers signal offshore return in latest Gulf of Mexico auction

HOUSTON Major oil producers pushed up high bids at a Gulf of Mexico offshore auction to $121 million on Wednesday, a nearly seven-fold increase from a year ago, as their return to deep water exploration gained momentum.

Aug 16 2017

Offshore drilling mergers raise hopes for sector recovery

HOUSTON Mergers among offshore oil drillers are raising hopes that consolidation could bring relief to a sector struggling to emerge from an industry downturn triggered by low crude prices.

Aug 16 2017

Offshore drilling mergers raise hopes for sector recovery

HOUSTON Mergers among offshore oil drillers are raising hopes that consolidation could bring relief to a sector struggling to emerge from an industry downturn triggered by low crude prices.

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