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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

Dec 13 2017

Ineos begins Grangemouth shutdown after Forties outage: sources

LONDON Ineos has begun shutting units at its Grangemouth oil refinery in Scotland due to the unplanned outage at its Forties North Sea crude pipeline, which threatens to choke the plant's feedstock, industry sources said on Wednesday.

Dec 12 2017

Broken pipeline cuts British supply during peak energy demand

LONDON Britain's biggest pipeline from its North Sea oil and gas fields is likely to be shut for several weeks for repairs, its operator said on Tuesday, disrupting gas flows and sending international crude prices to their highest since mid-2015.

Dec 08 2017

Former BP boss Browne back with what he knows best - oil mergers

LONDON For Lord John Browne, the former chief of oil major BP, it feels like time has been rolled back 20 years and he is busy doing mega-mergers again.

Dec 07 2017

BASF agrees oil unit merger with Fridman's DEA to spur expansion

FRANKFURT/LONDON Chemical giant BASF agreed to merge its oil and gas unit Wintershall with DEA, a vehicle of Russian billionaire Mikhail Fridman, to create one of the largest independent oil and gas firms in Europe, the companies said.

Dec 06 2017

Exclusive: China's Sinopec looking to sell Nigeria business - sources

LONDON/HONG KONG China's Sinopec Group has hired BNP Paribas to sell its oil business in Nigeria and Gabon, three people with knowledge of the matter said, as the state-owned oil giant pares back its presence in Africa.

Dec 06 2017

Hungary's MOL looking to exit UK North Sea - sources

LONDON Hungarian oil and gas group MOL is seeking to exit the UK North Sea four years after entering the basin as a drop in oil prices has put margins under pressure, banking sources said.

Dec 04 2017

Exclusive: Exxon eyes Egypt's offshore oil and gas - sources

LONDON/VIENNA Exxon Mobil is considering a foray into Egypt offshore oil and gas, seeking to replicate rivals' success in the country and boost its reserves, officials and industry sources said.

Dec 04 2017

Private equity firm Blue Water Energy raises $1.1 billion for oil investment

LONDON Private equity firm Blue Water Energy said on Monday it had raised $1.1 billion for a fund to invest in oil and gas, the latest sign of growing appetite for the industry as crude prices recover from a downturn.

Nov 30 2017

Women's average pay at Shell in UK a fifth less than men's

LONDON Female employees of Royal Dutch Shell in Britain earned on average 22 percent less than male colleagues, the oil and gas firm said on Thursday, a difference that is more than double the national average.

Nov 30 2017

Women's average pay at Shell in UK a fifth less than men's

LONDON, Nov 30 Female employees of Royal Dutch Shell in Britain earned on average 22 percent less than male colleagues, the oil and gas firm said on Thursday, a difference that is more than double the national average.

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