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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

May 05 2015

Halt to Libya's Zueitina oil port, linked fields cuts output more

TRIPOLI/BENGHAZI, Libya All crude flows to Libya's Zueitina port have stopped after protesters demanding jobs blocked a pipeline, forcing the closure of several eastern oilfields, oil officials said on Tuesday.

May 04 2015

Libya's foreign reserves fell by a quarter last year

TRIPOLI/CAIRO, May 4 Libya burned through more than a quarter of its foreign currency reserves in 2014 to offset a fall in vital oil revenues and keep the country running, official data showed on Monday.

Apr 29 2015

UPDATE 2-Libyan chaos threatens more oilfields, power supply and gas exports to Italy

TRIPOLI, April 29 Libyan protesters have shut down an eastern gas field and threaten to close the western Wafa oil and gas field, which would stop gas exports to Italy, a spokesman for state oil firm NOC said on Wednesday.

Apr 26 2015

Libya closes El Feel oilfield due to strike by security guards

TRIPOLI/BENGHAZI, Libya A strike by Libyan security guards over salary payments has forced the closure of the western El Feel oilfield, a spokesman for state oil firm NOC said on Sunday.

Mar 31 2015

Libya's two biggest oil ports to open soon: NOC official

TRIPOLI Libya two biggest oil ports, Ras Lanuf and Es Sider, will be able to open once security checks are made as forces backing the country's rival government have left the area after months of fighting, a National Oil Company (NOC) official said on Tuesday.

Mar 30 2015

Libyan oil guards demand state firm to reopen the two biggest oil ports

TRIPOLI/BENGHAZI, Libya A Libyan state oil security force has called on state oil firm NOC to reopen the Ras Lanuf and Es Sider oil ports, the country's two biggest, after a rival force pulled out from the area following months of fighting, a spokesman said on Monday.

Mar 30 2015

Libyan oil guards demand state firm to reopen the two biggest oil ports

TRIPOLI/BENGHAZI, Libya A Libyan state oil security force has called on state oil firm NOC to reopen the Ras Lanuf and Es Sider oil ports, the country's two biggest, after a rival force pulled out from the area following months of fighting, a spokesman said on Monday.

Mar 09 2015

Libyan general sworn as top commander as his planes hit Tripoli airport

TRIPOLI Warplanes from Libya's internationally recognised government on Monday attacked an airport in Tripoli, the capital controlled by a rival administration, officials said.

Mar 09 2015

Libyan general sworn as top commander as his planes hit Tripoli airport

TRIPOLI Warplanes from Libya's internationally recognized government on Monday attacked an airport in Tripoli, the capital controlled by a rival administration, officials said.

Mar 07 2015

Czech, Austrian, other foreigners missing after Libya oilfield attack

PRAGUE/TRIPOLI Up to 10 foreign workers are missing after a militant attack on a Libyan oil field and there is a possibility they have been taken hostage, Czech and Libyan officials said on Saturday.

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