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.
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BARCARENA, Brazil A Brazilian government-backed institute is readying new evidence of contamination near the world's biggest alumina refiner, Norsk Hydro ASA's Alunorte, in the northern state of Para, a researcher told Reuters.
RIO DE JANEIRO Brazil's Vale, the world's no. 1 nickel producer, plans to save well over $150 million by reducing costs across its nickel operations, which have notched positive cash flow for the past two months, company executives said on Wednesday.
RIO DE JANEIRO Brazil expects to raise 1 billion reais ($309 million) this year through the sale of 5 million barrels of oil and gas from the country's offshore pre-salt layer, oil and gas secretary Marcio Felix told Reuters.
RIO DE JANEIRO Brazilian state-controlled oil company Petroleo Brasileiro SA's board of directors should change little this year, Chief Executive Officer Pedro Parente said on Monday, amid meetings with government officials in Brasilia on the subject.
RIO DE JANEIRO Brazilian shareholders of state-controlled Petroleo Brasileiro SA are petitioning a Brazilian court to be paid on similar terms as those given to U.S. shareholders in a $2.95 billion settlement, a lawyer told Reuters on Thursday.
RIO DE JANEIRO, Dec 29 Brazil will import more refined oil products this year than any other since records began in 2000, as state-controlled oil giant Petroleo Brasileiro loses market share to private firms.
RIO DE JANEIRO Brazil's state-controlled oil company Petrobras could make more adjustments to its fuel pricing policy as a way to better fight fuel importers for market share, its executive manager for fuel sales said on Friday.
RIO DE JANEIRO Brazilian miner Nexa Resources Inc will likely decide this year to open a sales office in Asia as it looks to grow its customer base in China and the region, its chief executive told Reuters on Thursday.
RIO DE JANEIRO Brazil has rejected an informal effort by Saudi Arabia to coax Latin America's top oil producer into joining OPEC-led production cuts aimed at boosting prices that have been hit by oversupply, a Brazilian official said on Tuesday.
SAO PAULO/RIO DE JANEIRO Brazil's state-controlled oil company Petroleo Brasileiro SA has asked Odebrecht's offshore drilling arm to halt operations of a rig, according to a document seen by Reuters on Monday, after an explosion there killed three people in June.