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Oleg Vukmanovic

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 19 2018

Shell's top LNG trader moves to Japan's JERA: sources

LONDON The trading arm of Japan's JERA, the world's biggest buyer of liquefied natural gas (LNG), has hired Sarah Behbehani, the former head of short-term LNG trading at Royal Dutch Shell, two LNG industry sources said.

Jul 13 2018

GLOBAL LNG-Spot prices decline as deals emerge

LONDON, July 13 Asian spot liquefied natural gas (LNG) prices continued correcting lower with potentially steeper dips expected ahead amid thin demand from China and India and healthy supply. Recent tender deals seemingly confirmed the bearish tone.

Jul 12 2018

Exxon beefs up Mozambique LNG project to cut costs ahead of bank talks

LONDON Exxon Mobil will expand its Rovuma liquefied natural gas (LNG) project in Mozambique by half to cut production costs as the partners prepare to book the plant's supply and formally tap lenders in September, the company told Reuters.

Jul 12 2018

Exxon expands Mozambique LNG project to cut costs ahead of bank talks

LONDON, July 12 Exxon Mobil will expand its Rovuma liquefied natural gas (LNG) project in Mozambique by half to cut production costs as the partners prepare to book the plant's supply and formally tap lenders in September, the company told Reuters.

Jul 06 2018

GLOBAL LNG-New spot supply, tender cancellation saps spot price

LONDON, July 6 Asian spot liquefied natural gas (LNG) prices declined for a third week on producers from Australia to Nigeria boosting spot supply, strong European LNG inventories and Pakistan's cancellation of a six-cargo tender.

Jul 04 2018

Asian energy giants hedge U.S. LNG buying spree with European deals

LONDON Asian utilities are increasingly striking up European partnerships and hunting for acquisitions to hedge their large multi-billion-dollar purchases of U.S. liquefied natural gas (LNG) supplies.

Jun 26 2018

Trafigura boosts U.S. LNG footprint with Freeport deal

LONDON Commodity trader Trafigura purchased more liquefied natural gas (LNG) from the United States on Tuesday, this time from the Freeport project in Texas for 1.5 million tonnes (mt) of supply over three years to underpin trade growth.

Jun 22 2018

Asian spot price sinks as ending outages boost supply

LONDON Asian spot liquefied natural gas (LNG) prices sank this week, snapping a four-week rally as production outages in the United States, Qatar and Malaysia wrapped up and producers fed supply into the market.

Jun 21 2018

After Gazprom probe, EU investigates Qatar's long-term LNG contracts

LONDON/BRUSSELS The European Commission is investigating the bloc's biggest sea-borne gas supplier Qatar Petroleum over potentially restrictive 20-year supply agreements inhibiting development of a single gas market, its latest challenge to a major gas supplier.

Jun 19 2018

Panama joins ranks of LNG importers, trade hub for Central America

LONDON, June 19 Panama has imported its first liquefied natural gas (LNG) cargo to commission the newly built $1 billion Costa Norte facility and power plant at Colon, expected to be a launch-pad for LNG trade across Central America.

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