United States

Devika Krishna Kumar

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

Mar 13 2018

BP expects strong compliance for marine sulfur emissions caps

NEW ORLEANS Oil major BP Plc expects more than 90 percent of the world's shipping fleet will comply with new regulations slashing sulfur levels ships are allowed to burn starting 2020, a company executive said on Tuesday.

Mar 08 2018

Refiners, traders brace for fuel-market volatility ahead of sulfur caps

HOUSTON/NEW YORK Global executives and traders are bracing for higher volatility in fuel markets as they expect refiners to process more light crude oil in the lead-up to new rules aimed at slashing the use of dirty high-sulfur fuel oil in global shipping.

Feb 22 2018

U.S. crude stocks fall unexpectedly as net imports hit record low: EIA

U.S. crude oil stockpiles fell unexpectedly last week as net imports dropped to a record low due to a surge in exports, while inventories at the key storage hub in Cushing, Oklahoma continued to slide, the Energy Information Administration said on Thursday.

Feb 13 2018

Louisiana port runs tests with supertanker for U.S. crude exports

NEW YORK The Louisiana Offshore Oil Port (LOOP), the largest privately owned crude terminal in the United States, said on Tuesday it had started to test loading and unloading of a supertanker, bringing it closer to being able to export crude oil.

Feb 08 2018

Diesel tankers from Middle East, India make rare voyages to NY

NEW YORK/LONDON About a half dozen tankers carrying diesel from the Middle East and India are making rare journeys to New York, including the first cargo from Qatar in two years, as shippers take advantage of recent three-year highs for U.S. diesel prices.

Feb 02 2018

BP, Trafigura join shippers complaining to U.S. regulator about Colonial rates

NEW YORK Units of BP PLC and Trafigura AG on Friday became the latest companies to file a complaint with a U.S. regulator over shipping rates charged by Colonial Pipeline Co, which operates the biggest fuel pipeline system in the United States.

Feb 02 2018

Texas shale challenges North Sea crude as world oil benchmark

NEW YORK Surging shale oil production in Texas and North Dakota is being felt on trading desks in Chicago, Houston and New York, where a brisk business in West Texas Intermediate crude futures is far outpacing contracts for London-based Brent crude.

Jan 31 2018

Goldman loses more commodities traders in broader overhaul

NEW YORK Several key commodities traders are leaving Goldman Sachs Group Inc, sources said on Wednesday, the latest wrinkle as the Wall Street firm seeks to turn around its struggling commodities unit.

Jan 29 2018

Diamond Pipeline disrupts oil flows around U.S.

NEW YORK The Diamond Pipeline has scrambled crude oil flows around the U.S. Gulf Coast and Midwest since it opened in December, cutting supply at the Cushing hub and hammering Louisiana oil prices.

Jan 16 2018

Oil prices drop off three-year highs but strong demand supports

NEW YORK Oil prices dropped off three-year highs on Tuesday as traders booked profits but healthy demand underpinned prices near $70 per barrel, a level not seen since the market slump in 2014.


  • U.S.
  • Europe
  • Asia
  • Sectors

Sector Summary