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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

Feb 07 2018

Mexico to make regional content proposal for autos in NAFTA talks

MEXICO CITY Mexico will make a proposal for regional content requirements for autos at the next round of talks to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), a senior Mexican official said on Wednesday.

Feb 02 2018

Mexico raises the bar on oil deals as Latin America vies for investment

MEXICO CITY Mexico has raised the bar on oil contracts in Latin America after sweetening terms to attract international energy firms, luring $93 billion in future investment in the region's first big auction this year.

Jan 31 2018

Mexico's oil reform a boon for hard-hit oil service, seismic firms

HOUSTON/MEXICO CITY Oil service and mapping firms still emerging from an industry recession have received a boost from about $800 million of data sales to energy firms considering bidding for Mexican oil and gas blocks.

Jan 31 2018

Shell ahead in Mexico oil auction, wins five blocks

MEXICO CITY Royal Dutch Shell won five of the first six oil and gas blocks in Mexico's prized deep waters in the Gulf of Mexico, making the early running in the country's biggest auction since the energy sector was opened to international oil firms.

Jan 31 2018

Long wait ends for Big Oil as Mexico auctions prized blocks

MEXICO CITY, Jan 31 Mexico will on Wednesday offer foreign energy firms the right to drill beneath prized deep waters in the Gulf of Mexico that may contain billions of barrels of oil, the climax of an historic energy reform just five months before a presidential election.

Jan 30 2018

Pemex woes, presidential race stall Mexican oil joint ventures

MEXICO CITY Mexico will likely have trouble finding international oil firms willing to partner with state-owned Pemex due to hefty fees, low oil prices and uncertainty ahead of a presidential election in July, a blow to efforts to reform the energy sector and boost government revenue.

Jan 17 2018

Mexico ex-first lady would end husband's army policy if elected

MEXICO CITY Mexican presidential hopeful and former first lady Margarita Zavala pledged to curb violence and crime by pulling soldiers off the streets in a reversal of her husband's military-led drug strategy that ushered in a sharp increase in violence.

Jan 11 2018

Mexico will leave NAFTA talks if Trump triggers process to withdraw

MEXICO CITY Mexico will leave the NAFTA negotiating table if U.S. President Donald Trump decides to trigger a 6-month process to withdraw from the trade pact, three Mexican sources with knowledge of the talks told Reuters on Wednesday.

Dec 21 2017

Mexico oil regulator gives Trafigura contract for crude trading

MEXICO CITY Mexico's oil regulator said on Thursday it had assigned trader Trafigura a three-year contract to commercialize crude oil the government obtains from the new scheme of contracts derived from an energy reform.

Dec 21 2017

Mexico oil regulator expects to give Trafigura contract for crude trading

MEXICO CITY, Dec 21 Mexico's oil regulator is expected to assign oil trader Trafigura a three-year contract to commercialize crude the government obtains from the new scheme of contracts derived from an energy reform, the national regulator said on Thursday.


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