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Bryan Sims

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

Jan 11 2018

Brent crude settles below $70 per barrel as global inventories tighten

HOUSTON Oil prices retreated from big gains on Thursday, but still managed to settle at three-year highs after the global Brent benchmark hit $70 a barrel on signs of tightening supply in the United States. | Video

Jan 05 2018

Rail shipments of Canadian oil to U.S. seen rising over 60 pct

HOUSTON, Jan 4 Canadian crude shipments to the United States by rail could rise more than 60 percent this year on demand by Gulf Coast refiners for the heavy crudes and the wide differential between Canadian grades and the U.S. benchmark.

Dec 29 2017

Pipeline projects move ahead to tackle rising Texas shale output

HOUSTON Several oil pipeline companies this month agreed to move ahead on multi-billion-dollar projects that would link Texas shale fields to Gulf Coast export hubs, offering new outlets for burgeoning output expected in 2018.

Dec 12 2017

Oil settles lower after rally on pipeline outage; Brent premium narrows

HOUSTON Oil prices fell sharply on Tuesday, as traders took profits after prices surged early to a two-year high on an unplanned closure of the pipeline that carries the largest North Sea crude oil grade.

Dec 01 2017

Texas oil production drops 15 pct in September vs year ago -RRC

HOUSTON, Dec 1 Hurricane Harvey knocked crude output in Texas 15 percent lower in September compared to a year earlier, preliminary statistics released on Friday by the state's energy regulator showed. * Texas pumped 69.2 million barrels of oil in September compared with an adjusted 81.3 million barrels a year ago * Average daily production in September was 2.31 million barrels, compared to an average 2.38 million barrels a year ago * Oil production in September came from 179,660 wells * Midland County, home to the Permian shale basin, was the state's top producer in September with 7.66 million barrels of oil. Karnes County, home to the Eagle Ford shale, was second with 5 million barrels of oil, the state reported (Reporting by Bryan Sims Editing by Sandra Maler)

Nov 29 2017

Rising U.S. propane exports to Asia widen heating-value spread

HOUSTON Propane is trading at its widest premium to butane on a heating value basis in four years as strong U.S. exports combined with expectations of a colder U.S. winter than a year ago have tightened inventories.

Nov 16 2017

Offshore oil service firms dominate North American energy bankruptcies

HOUSTON Offshore oil drilling and service companies, hurt by the energy industry's shift to lower-cost shale and away from deepwater projects, are dominating the year's energy bankruptcies in North America, according to law firm Haynes and Boone.

Nov 15 2017

About 75,000 barrels per day of Gulf oil output still shut after Shell fire

HOUSTON A combined 75,206 barrels per day (bpd) of oil and 215,122 million cubic feet per day of natural gas production are shut-in at four platforms in the wake of a Nov. 8 fire at Royal Dutch Shell's Enchilada platform, according to U.S. government data.

Oct 30 2017

U.S. oil exports boom, putting infrastructure to the test

NEW YORK/HOUSTON Tankers carrying record levels of crude are leaving in droves from Texas and Louisiana ports, and more growth in the fledgling U.S. oil export market may before long test the limits of infrastructure like pipelines, dock space and ship traffic.

Oct 30 2017

U.S. oil exports boom, putting infrastructure to the test

NEW YORK/HOUSTON Tankers carrying record levels of crude are leaving in droves from Texas and Louisiana ports, and more growth in the fledgling U.S. oil export market may before long test the limits of infrastructure like pipelines, dock space and ship traffic.

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