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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

Oct 13 2017

U.S. oil pipeline rivals look to consolidate West Texas projects

HOUSTON As shale oil producers have rushed back into the Permian Basin after a downturn, U.S. pipeline firms have scrambled to plot new pipelines to take all that petroleum from West Texas to refineries, export hubs and petrochemical plants.

Oct 09 2017

Weakening Nate brings rain, tornado warnings to U.S. South

BILOXI/PASCAGOULA, Miss. Hurricane Nate weakened to a tropical depression on Sunday after coming ashore in Mississippi, flooding roads and buildings but sparing the state from catastrophic damages. | Video

Oct 08 2017

Hurricane Nate floods streets as it slams U.S. Gulf Coast

NEW ORLEANS, Oct 8 Hurricane Nate slammed the Mississippi Coast on Sunday with destructive winds and torrential rains that flooded streets and highways throughout the region as the fast moving Category 1 storm made landfall.

Oct 07 2017

Hurricane Nate makes landfall at U.S. Gulf Coast

NEW ORLEANS Hurricane Nate made landfall near the mouth of the Mississippi River as a Category 1 storm packing winds of 85 miles per hour on Saturday night, threatening parts of Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama with torrential rain and potential flooding. | Video

Oct 05 2017

Dirty water in U.S. shale patch drives investment in water handlers

HOUSTON Huge volumes of dirty water produced by U.S. shale firms are driving up investment in water-handling specialists, as cash-conscious oil and gas companies try to trim costs.

Oct 03 2017

HINTERGRUND-Volle Lager, sinkende Preise - Braucht die Welt den Turbo-Mais?

Carman/Manitoba Sanft wiegen sich Raps und Weizen in der kanadischen Prärie im Wind. Dort sind die Sommer zu kurz, um Mais in großem Stil anzubauen.

Sep 28 2017

World needs new offshore oil investments to avoid shortages: Hess

HOUSTON Higher investments in offshore oil production are critical to avoiding a supply squeeze by 2020, as expanding shale output will not match projected demand increases in the next few years, U.S. oil producer Hess Corp said on Thursday.

Sep 27 2017

Special Report: Drowning in grain - How Big Ag sowed seeds of a profit-slashing glut

CARMAN, Manitoba On Canada's fertile Prairies, dominated by the yellows and golds of canola and wheat, summers are too short to grow corn on a major scale.

Sep 26 2017

FEMA foot patrol brings human touch to Hurricane Harvey relief

KIRBYVILLE, Texas Eight days after Hurricane Harvey inundated this rural community in east Texas and volunteer firefighters in a boat rescued 73-year-old JoAnn Ervine and her three foster children, FEMA workers went looking for her.

Sep 22 2017

Hurricane-ravaged U.S. cities hit by rising cleanup costs

HOUSTON Communities in Texas and Florida, each swamped by a hurricane within two weeks of one another, are rewriting debris removal contracts and paying millions of dollars more to lure trucks, as subcontractors say costs have jumped.


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