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John Benny

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

Jul 30 2018

Diamond Offshore posts smaller-than-expected loss on lower costs

Diamond Offshore Drilling Inc posted a smaller-than-expected loss on Monday as its expenses fell during the quarter and the company said it has signed new contracts with oil producers Anadarko Petroleum Corp and BP Plc .

Jul 27 2018

Imperial Oil seeks to diversify refinery's supply after Syncrude outage

An unplanned shutdown this summer of Canada's Syncrude oil sands site has caused Imperial Oil Ltd to look to lessen its biggest refinery's reliance on it, Imperial's chief executive said on Friday.

Jul 27 2018

Weatherford posts smaller-than-expected loss on higher drilling

HOUSTON Oilfield services provider Weatherford International Plc reported a smaller-than-expected loss on Friday, as a recovery in crude prices encouraged producers to ramp up spending and complete more wells in the United States.

Jul 26 2018

Valero, Marathon beat profit estimates as refining margins rise

Two of the biggest independent oil refiners in the United States beat Wall Street profit estimates on Thursday as greater processing of cheap, light crude from West Texas helped boost margins.

Jul 23 2018

Halliburton shares plunge on Permian growth worries

Shares of oilfield services provider Halliburton fell by more than 8 percent on Monday after the company warned of moderate growth in the oil and gas-rich Permian Basin and lower third-quarter earnings. | Video

Jul 20 2018

Oilfield service giants miss earnings forecasts despite soaring U.S. production

Oilfield service giants Schlumberger and General Electric Co's Baker Hughes missed second quarter revenue forecasts on Friday as slow international growth offset record production in the United States that boosted domestic demand for their services.

Jul 09 2018

Suncor's Syncrude to resume some output in July, full operations in September

Suncor Energy Inc said on Monday its Syncrude oil sands project in Western Canada will resume some production in July, sooner than expected, and hit full capacity in September, following an outage last month that disrupted total output.

Jun 18 2018

Canada's Baytex to buy oil producer Raging River for C$2.8 billion

Baytex Energy Corp will buy rival Raging River Exploration Inc for C$2.8 billion ($2.13 billion), the Canadian oil and gas producer said on Monday, becoming the latest company to bet big on Canada's vast shale reserves.

May 14 2018

Aurora to buy MedReleaf for $2.5 billion in biggest ever pot deal

Aurora Cannabis Inc will buy rival MedReleaf Corp for C$3.2 billion ($2.51 billion) in the biggest deal yet to unify major Canadian pot growers, as the country moves toward legalizing marijuana for recreational use.

May 02 2018

Chesapeake beats on profit as combined costs fall

Chesapeake Energy Corp's quarterly profit exceeded analysts' estimates on Wednesday, as it produced more oil and natural gas at higher prices while continuing to lower costs, pulling shares in the company around 3 percent higher.


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