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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

Mar 09 2018

Evidence of contamination at Hydro plant in Brazil, researchers say

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.

Feb 28 2018

Vale aims to cut nickel output costs as world glut looms

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.

Feb 19 2018

Exclusive - Brazil sees $309 million from sale of pre-salt oil, gas in 2018

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.

Feb 05 2018

Petrobras CEO sees few board changes this year

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.

Jan 04 2018

Shareholders in Brazil demand Petrobras match $3 billion U.S. settlement

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.

Dec 29 2017

Brazil imports of refined products to hit at least 17-year high in 2017

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.

Dec 08 2017

Petrobras eyes adjustments in fuel pricing to fight importers

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.

Nov 23 2017

Brazil's Nexa mulls Asia office to tap China zinc market: CEO

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.

Nov 07 2017

Brazil rejects Saudi Arabia's overtures on oil output cuts

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.

Nov 06 2017

Petrobras seeks halt to Odebrecht drilling after accident: document

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.


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