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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.

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Dec 06 2017

China's CNOOC spends big on floating LNG emergency stash

BEIJING China's state-owned CNOOC is spending $10 million to lease two tankers to store an emergency stash of liquefied natural gas (LNG) amid growing concerns that China is facing a winter fuel crisis, a source with direct knowledge of the matter said.

Dec 04 2017

China's CAS plans gas-to-methanol plant on U.S. West Coast

BEIJING China's CAS Holdings, an investment arm of China's Academy of Science, is looking to put $2 billion into turning natural gas into methanol on the U.S. West Coast and shipping the fuel to Chinese factories and chemical makers, Chinese executives said.

Nov 30 2017

China crude oil imports to rebound in January on quotas, low stocks

SINGAPORE/BEIJING China's crude oil imports are expected to rebound in January as demand from independent refiners will accelerate once 2018 import quotas are in place, and processors start to replenish inventories, analysts and trade sources said.

Nov 23 2017

China diesel in rare rally as smog war, tax fears stir supply worries

BEIJING A rally in China's diesel prices has pushed the fuel to a rare premium over gasoline as dealers scramble to scoop up supplies amid fears of shortages due to Beijing's war on smog and possible tax changes.

Nov 16 2017

China's oil refiners rush to cash in on bumper profits

BEIJING Chinese oil refiners are churning out record amounts of fuel in the last quarter of 2017, looking to cash in on the best refining profits in nearly two years after a rally in diesel and gasoline prices.

Nov 15 2017

China villagers hail first gas-fired heat for winter, but balk at higher bills

BEIJING For 53-year-old Wang Ying, a resident of a rural village near Beijing, clean-burning fuel to take the chill off winter has finally arrived, but it comes at a higher cost.

Nov 13 2017

China Gas sees bumper sales growth, to expand grid -president

BEIJING China Gas Holdings, one of China's largest domestic natural gas distributors, expects sales to rise 30-45 percent this fiscal year and "sustainable high growth" the next few years due to Beijing's clean air push, the company's founder said.

Nov 09 2017

Delfin taps China for US floating LNG plant, but final investment decision 'challenging' -CEO

BEIJING Delfin Midstream, developing the first floating facility to export U.S. natural gas, has sealed a preliminary 15-year sales deal with city gas distributor China Gas Holdings, Delfin founder and Chief Executive Officer Frederick Jones said.

Nov 09 2017

Delfin signs China Gas deal, taps Chinese banks to fund 1st US floating LNG plant -CEO

BEIJING, Nov 9 Delfin Midstream, developing the first floating facility to export U.S. natural gas, has sealed a preliminary 15-year sales deal with city gas distributor China Gas Holdings, Delfin founder and Chief Executive Officer Frederick Jones said.

Nov 08 2017

China sets 2018 non-state crude oil import quota 55 percent higher than 2017

BEIJING China has raised its 2018 crude oil import quota for "non-state trade," generally meaning independent refiners, by 55 percent over 2017, raising the clout of the independents in the global market after a setback this year.

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