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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

Nov 17 2017

Puerto Rico utility head resigns after slow Hurricane Maria response

NEW YORK The head of Puerto Rico's indebted utility has resigned following criticism of the slow restoration of power to the island after Hurricane Maria, the U.S. territory's governor said.

Nov 15 2017

Line outage disrupts power in populous Puerto Rico region

NEW YORK Puerto Rico's efforts to return power to 50 percent of the island following Hurricane Maria were disrupted on Wednesday when a technical problem shut a 230,000-volt line, according to a statement from Puerto Rico's Electric Power Authority (PREPA).

Nov 14 2017

Puerto Rico officials defend power decisions in Capital Hill grilling

Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rossello spent six hours on Capitol Hill on Tuesday defending his government's actions over the handling of power restoration on the island in the wake of Hurricane Maria's devastation.

Nov 14 2017

Puerto Rico utility defends decision to postpone mutual aid

Nov 14 Puerto Rico's electric utility on Tuesday defended its decision not to seek mutual aid from mainland utilities immediately following Hurricane Maria in a contentious hearing with the U.S. Senate's energy and natural resources committee.

Nov 14 2017

Global vehicle sales to fall by 2040, but oil demand to rise, study predicts

Global vehicle sales will decline over the next two decades as consumers embrace on-demand ride services like Uber, but demand for oil will keep rising, according to a study released Tuesday.

Nov 13 2017

Oil steady near two-year highs, U.S. supply increase caps rise

NEW YORK Oil prices held steady in a tight range Monday after briefly testing lower, with support from Middle East tensions and record long bets by fund managers balanced by rising U.S. production.

Nov 08 2017

U.S. crude stocks build unexpectedly as imports jump, output climbs: EIA

NEW YORK U.S. crude oil stockpiles rose unexpectedly last week as imports jumped, exports tumbled and production inched up to its highest since at least 1983, the Energy Information Administration said on Wednesday.

Nov 07 2017

U.S. cuts natgas 2017 output growth forecast, raises 2018 outlook

NEW YORK U.S. natural gas production growth is expected to surge in 2018, after rising more modestly in 2017, the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) said in a monthly report Tuesday.

Nov 03 2017

U.S. crude touches two-year high after rig count drops

NEW YORK Oil prices rose on Friday, with U.S. crude touching a two-year high, strengthening after U.S. rig data suggested drilling in the United States would throttle back. | Video

Nov 02 2017

Puerto Rico governor knocks U.S. Army Corps response after hurricane

NEW YORK Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rossello criticized the work of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in returning electricity to the island, saying he was "unsatisfied" with the agency for a lack of urgency he believes has delayed the process.

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