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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

Aug 08 2018

Germany's Lanxess gets out of rubber with Saudi Aramco sale

FRANKFURT/DUBAI Germany's Lanxess is selling its 50 percent stake in synthetic-rubber maker Arlanxeo to partner Saudi Aramco for around 1.4 billion euros ($1.6 billion) in cash in a deal it said will give it more flexibility to grow.

Jul 30 2018

Why is Saudi halting oil shipments through the Red Sea?

RIYADH/DUBAI Saudi Arabia announced last week it was suspending oil shipments through the Red Sea's Bab al-Mandeb strait after Yemen’s Iran-aligned Houthis attacked two ships in the waterway.

Jul 26 2018

Saudi Arabia halts oil exports in Red Sea lane after Houthi attacks

DUBAI Saudi Arabia said on Thursday it was suspending oil shipments through the Red Sea's Bab al-Mandeb strait, one of the world's most important tanker routes, after Yemen's Iran-aligned Houthis attacked two ships in the waterway. | Video

Jul 23 2018

JPMorgan, Morgan Stanley picked to advise on Aramco's SABIC deal: sources

DUBAI JPMorgan and Morgan Stanley have been picked to advise on Saudi Aramco's plan to buy a controlling stake in petrochemical maker SABIC , several sources familiar with the matter said.

Jul 23 2018

SABIC deal lets Saudi Arabia delay Aramco IPO, spend on growth: sources

DUBAI A proposed reshuffle of state assets would allow Saudi Arabia to delay the listing of national oil giant Aramco until 2020 or beyond while still spending on economic development projects, according to three sources familiar with the matter.

Jul 19 2018

Erdölfirma Saudi Aramco lotet strategische Beteiligung an Sabic aus

Dubai Die weltweit größte Erdölfördergesellschaft Saudi Aramco hat ein Auge auf den saudi-arabischen Chemie- und Metall-Konzern Sabic geworfen.

Jul 19 2018

Saudi Aramco in talks to buy stake in world's no. 4 chemical firm

DUBAI Saudi Aramco said on Thursday it is looking to buy a strategic stake in Saudi petrochemical maker SABIC , a move that could boost the state oil giant's market valuation ahead of a planned initial public offering.

Jul 18 2018

Exclusive: Saudi Aramco mulls stake in world's no. 4 chemical firm: sources

DUBAI Saudi Arabia's government is considering a plan under which Aramco would buy a stake in Saudi petrochemical maker SABIC , a move that could boost the state oil giant's market valuation ahead of a planned initial public offering.

Jul 18 2018

EXCLUSIVE-Saudi Aramco mulls stake in world's no. 4 chemical firm - sources

DUBAI, July 18 Saudi Aramco has invited banks to pitch for an advisory role on the potential acquisition of a strategic stake in Saudi Basic Industries Corp (SABIC), two sources with direct knowledge of the matter told Reuters.

Jul 16 2018

Iran to Saudi: OPEC deal does not give the right to pump oil above target

DUBAI Iran's oil minister told his Saudi Arabian counterpart that last month's OPEC supply pact does not give member countries the right to raise oil production above their targets, according to a letter reported by Iran's news agency Shana.

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