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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

Aug 14 2017

Corvex warns of proxy fight with Energen after raising stake

Corvex Management threatened a proxy battle against Energen Corp if the U.S. oil and gas producer did not agree to add the activist investor's nominees to its board.

Aug 03 2017

Chesapeake to cut rig count, bring fewer wells to production

U.S. natural gas producer Chesapeake Energy Corp beat quarterly profit estimates, but said it planned to cut its rig count and bring fewer wells into production this year.

Jul 28 2017

Baker Hughes quarterly loss narrows; expects slower activity in second half

Oilfield services provider Baker Hughes , now part of General Electric Co , expects growth in North American onshore activity to decelerate in the second half of this year, the company said on Friday in a filing.

Jul 27 2017

Chemical giants see growth in green, clean tech

Chemical companies Dow Chemical Co and DuPont are seeing increased benefits in building sustainable "green" products, as they look for newer avenues of growth and build a stronger connection with millenials.

Jul 27 2017

Price hikes power Dow's results ahead of DuPont merger

Price hikes and strong demand helped Dow Chemical Co beat Wall Street estimates in its last quarter before the chemicals giant merges with DuPont .

Jul 24 2017

Halliburton sees North America customers 'tapping the brakes'

Halliburton Co reported impressive second quarter results on Monday but warned the growth in North American rig count was "showing signs of plateauing", sending shares down as much as 4.2 percent.

Jul 21 2017

Schlumberger beats on North American drilling; sees global recovery

Top oilfield services provider Schlumberger Ltd said on Friday it would redeploy all of its pressure pumping fleet by early next quarter as demand rises in North America and most of its international markets.

Jul 10 2017

Great Plains, Westar revise $14 billion merger to ease regulator concerns

Utilities Great Plains Energy Inc and Westar Energy Inc announced Monday new terms for their proposed $14 billion merger, hoping the revised structure would satisfy regulatory concerns which nixed the previous tie-up plan.

Jul 10 2017

Cogeco to buy MetroCast assets for $1.4 bln to expand in the U.S.

Canadian cable company Cogeco Communications Inc said on Monday its Atlantic Broadband unit would buy MetroCast's assets for about $1.4 billion, expanding its presence in the United States.

Jul 10 2017

Cogeco to buy MetroCast assets for $1.4 billion to expand in the U.S.

Canadian cable company Cogeco Communications Inc said on Monday its Atlantic Broadband unit would buy MetroCast's assets for about $1.4 billion, expanding its presence in the United States.

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