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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

Jan 22 2018

Crumbling refinery profits threaten OPEC-led crude rally

LONDON The recent OPEC-led rally in crude prices is hitting refinery profits hard, flashing warning signs over oil's bull run.

Jan 18 2018

Nigeria sues JP Morgan for $875 million over Malabu oilfield deal

LONDON Nigeria has filed a claim against JP Morgan Chase for more than $875 million, accusing it of negligence in transferring funds from a disputed 2011 oilfield deal to a company controlled by the country's former oil minister.

Dec 18 2017

Nigeria's rush for petrol could save Europe's sagging margins

LONDON, Dec 18 Nigeria's rush to keep its citizens supplied with fuel is expected to boost purchases of European gasoline in December, offering a potential respite to European refineries and storage terminals threatened by an oversupply that has battered margins.

Dec 12 2017

Unfazed by OPEC, Libya and Nigeria seek to boost oil output

LONDON Less than two weeks after OPEC's decision to extend oil production cuts, Libya and Nigeria – the only two exempt members of the group – are signaling their intent to raise output next year.

Dec 05 2017

Law firm seeks criminal case against Shell and its CEO over Nigeria deal

LONDON A Dutch law firm has asked the public prosecutor in the Netherlands to file a case against Royal Dutch Shell, its CEO and former executives of over what it says were criminal actions relating to a 2011 oilfield purchase in Nigeria.

Dec 05 2017

Law firm seeks criminal case against Shell and its CEO over Nigeria deal

LONDON A Dutch law firm has asked the public prosecutor in the Netherlands to file a case against Royal Dutch Shell, its CEO and former executives of over what it says were criminal actions relating to a 2011 oilfield purchase in Nigeria.

Dec 01 2017

Rigid oil company management could crush recruitment, innovation - McKinsey

LONDON Oil and gas companies' rigid structures are putting them at a disadvantage to other industries, according to at McKinsey study, threatening to knock recruitment, worker retention and returns to investors.

Nov 28 2017

Amnesty wants probe into Shell's alleged role in 1990s Nigeria violence

LONDON/LAGOS Amnesty International has called for a criminal investigation into the alleged role of Royal Dutch Shell in human rights abuses in Nigeria's oil-rich Ogoniland in the 1990s, accusations the Anglo-Dutch oil company has denied.

Nov 23 2017

Traders mop up fuel cargoes before refinery repair crunch

LONDON Traders are chasing gasoline and diesel cargoes and drawing volumes away from Europe to prepare for a particularly heavy round of refinery works around the world.

Nov 23 2017

How 'princess' of Angola lost her oil crown

LUANDA/LONDON On Oct. 6, with the dust still settling on Angola's first change of power in 38 years, new President João Lourenço sat down with international oil majors at the presidential palace in Luanda.

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