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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

Jun 29 2018

Clean fuel? Methane leaks threaten natural gas' climate-friendly image

WASHINGTON Executives from natural gas companies call their increasingly cheap and plentiful fuel the world’s best answer to climate change: it produces about half the carbon dioxide of coal when burned in a power plant and it can fuel trucks, trains and ships.

Jun 28 2018

LNG Canada says local support has cut risk of delays, overruns

WASHINGTON A strong stakeholder engagement program at a liquefied natural gas export plant on Canada's West Coast has helped pare the risk of delays and cost overruns for the C$40 billion ($30.1 billion)project, a project executive told Reuters.

Jun 28 2018

Marine shipping sector eyes LNG to meet clean fuel rules

WASHINGTON With new global emissions standards looming, the marine shipping industry is increasingly looking at liquefied natural gas as alternative to high-sulfur bunker fuel, shipping and energy executives said at a global gas summit this week.

Jun 27 2018

Canada cannot start work on Trans Mountain pipeline until deal closes: minister

WASHINGTON The Canadian government would like to see construction accelerate on the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion, but has no control over decisions to resume or start new work until it takes ownership of the major crude oil pipeline project, Canada's natural resources minister said.

Jun 26 2018

Growing global LNG market needs better pricing system - execs

WASHINGTON, June 26 The growing world liquefied natural gas market requires a better pricing benchmark to facilitate big-ticket investment decisions and stabilize demand, executives said on Tuesday at an industry conference in Washington.

Jun 26 2018

Canada dreams of oil exports to Asia, but California beckons

VANCOUVER/WINNIPEG, Manitoba The nationalization of a crude oil export pipeline in western Canada has buoyed long-standing hopes for crude exports to markets beyond the United States - but the most likely destination for much of that oil is California.

Jun 25 2018

Global energy players converge on Washington as China trade war lurks

The world’s biggest oil and gas players are gathering for a summit in Washington D.C. this week that will be overshadowed by the specter of shifting trade patterns due to a trade dispute between the United States and China.

Jun 12 2018

Canada oil output to rise 33 pct by 2035, pipeline woes weigh

June 12 Canada's oil output is set to rise 33 percent by 2035, driven almost entirely by higher oil sands production, but without new export pipelines Canadian producers will continue to be excluded from emerging markets, an industry group said on Tuesday.

Jun 07 2018

BP complains to Canada regulator about Enbridge oil pipeline actions

Oil producer BP Plc complained to Canada's National Energy Board (NEB) regulator about Enbridge Inc's implementation and then abrupt reversal of new rules for shipping crude on its Mainline pipeline system, NEB documents showed on Thursday.

Jun 07 2018

Canadian railways woo scarce workers with cold, hard loonies

MONTREAL/VANCOUVER In a battle to unclog rail bottlenecks that left Canadian commodities trapped in landlocked western provinces this winter, the country's largest railways are offering C$15,000 ($11,566.93) signing bonuses for experienced workers who can hit the rails right away and get trains moving.

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