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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 10 2018

Japex seeks LNG cargoes from 2020 after scrapped Canada project

SINGAPORE/TOKYO Japan Petroleum Exploration Co (Japex) is seeking liquefied natural gas (LNG) cargoes after its joint venture LNG project in western Canada was scrapped last year, three industry sources said on Thursday.

Apr 24 2018

Strong LNG demand, led by Asia, may be able to absorb new supply: executives

SINGAPORE Last year's strong demand for liquefied natural gas (LNG), led by Asia's major economies, is expected to continue this year and should absorb some of the new supply coming onstream, industry executives said at a conference on Tuesday.

Apr 24 2018

China unlikely to repeat LNG import surge this winter: Unipec

SINGAPORE China is unlikely to see a repeat surge in liquefied natural gas (LNG) imports this coming winter as the world's largest energy consumer has learned from the previous cold season to keep demand under control, the head of Unipec said on Tuesday.

Apr 24 2018

Trafigura's LNG head takes on new Asian oil role

SINGAPORE, April 24 Commodities trader Trafigura has appointed its head of liquefied natural gas (LNG) as the company's head of oil in Asia, in addition to overseeing its gas business globally, the company said on Tuesday.

Apr 16 2018

U.S. Cove Point LNG terminal begins commercial LNG deliveries: data

SINGAPORE/LONDON The first contractual liquefied natural gas (LNG) cargo from Dominion Energy Inc's newly constructed Cove Point LNG export plant in Maryland in the United States left the facility on Monday, Thomson Reuters Eikon ship tracking data showed.

Apr 11 2018

India's H-Energy aims for commercial start-up of LNG terminal by Q4 - executive

SINGAPORE India's H-Energy Pvt Ltd, a unit of real estate group Hiranandani, aims to start full commercial operations at a new floating liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal by the fourth quarter of this year, a company official said on Wednesday.

Apr 05 2018

Exxon imports LNG to keep tanks cool at Papua New Guinea plant

SINGAPORE ExxonMobil said on Thursday that it has imported a liquefied natural gas (LNG) cargo to keep tanks cold at its Papua New Guinea LNG facilities near the capital Port Moresby, confirming an earlier Reuters report.

Apr 02 2018

Tanker docks at ExxonMobil's Papua New Guinea LNG export terminal

SINGAPORE, April 2 A liquefied natural gas (LNG) tanker has docked at ExxonMobil's Papua New Guinea export plant, which has been shut since late February following a powerful earthquake, indicating that the facility is preparing to resume shipments.

Mar 20 2018

Chinese diesel to be shipped to 'west' in VLCC: sources

SINGAPORE/LONDON In a rare shipment, a diesel cargo will be loaded into a very large crude carrier (VLCC) from a refinery at China's Tianjin port next month before heading to Europe or West Africa.

Mar 15 2018

Exclusive: Shell close to clinching Hong Kong's first LNG import deal - sources

SINGAPORE Royal Dutch Shell is close to bagging a deal to supply Hong Kong with liquefied natural gas (LNG), beating out major competitors for the right to be the first company to supply LNG to the city.


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