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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NEW YORK/HOUSTON Scientific Drilling International (SDI), the U.S. oil industry's largest independent directional drilling firm, is being offered to potential buyers at a valuation of more than $500 million, sources familiar with the matter said this week.
HOUSTON U.S. oil producer Apache Corp is putting its West Texas pipeline assets into a joint venture with investment firm Kayne Anderson that will operate in the largest U.S. shale field, the companies announced on Wednesday.
HOUSTON A Texas grand jury on Friday indicted chemicals manufacturer Arkema North America and two of its executives for releasing emissions that allegedly endangered the public after a 2017 hurricane.
HOUSTON/NEW YORK Authorities on Thursday were investigating what caused a fire and a series of natural gas pipeline explosions in Midland County, Texas, that sent seven people to hospital and shut down five lines before being extinguished.
OTTAWA/HOUSTON U.S. energy firm Kinder Morgan's C$4.5 billion sale of an oil pipeline to Canada's government marked an extraordinary escape from months of fraught negotiations among warring camps of Canadian officials.
HOUSTON ConocoPhillips is trying to seize PDVSA's [PDVSA.UL] oil assets at the 335,000-barrel-per-day (bpd) Isla refinery in Curacao, which would expand its control over the Venezuelan state-run company's barrels for export, according to sources close to the matter.
HOUSTON, May 7 ConocoPhillips is expected to renew an effort to temporarily take control of Venezuela's PDVSA oil inventories at the 335,000-barrel-per-day Isla refinery in Curacao in the coming days, according to sources close to the state-run firm's operations in the Caribbean.
HOUSTON A prominent Houston megachurch pastor who counseled presidents and top executives was charged on Friday with selling investors more than $1 million in worthless Chinese bonds and using proceeds for his own benefit, federal authorities said.
HOUSTON, March 30 A prominent Houston pastor who counseled presidents and top executives was charged on Friday with selling investors more than $1 million in worthless Chinese bonds and using proceeds for his own benefit, federal authorities said.
(Paragraph 6 of this JAN. 12 story has been corrected after HSBC said the Andurand Commodities Fund gained 2.2 pct in 2017, instead of losing 4.47 pct)