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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

Jul 17 2018

Not dead yet: Home of Brent crude gets new lease of life

LONDON Oil giant BP's Eastern Trough Area Project off the coast of Scotland wasn't supposed to be viable beyond 2018.

Jul 12 2018

World's oil cushion could be stretched to the limit, IEA warns

LONDON The world's oil supply cushion could be stretched to the limit due to prolonged outages, supporting prices and threatening demand growth, the International Energy Agency said on Thursday.

Jul 09 2018

Exclusive: France's Total prepares sale of $1.5 billion of UK North Sea fields

LONDON France's Total is set to sell a third of its stake in Laggan Tormore gas field along with other oil and gas assets in Britain's North Sea that could fetch a total of $1.5 billion, four banking and industry sources said.

Jul 05 2018

Shell CEO says 'foolhardy' to set carbon reduction targets

LONDON Royal Dutch Shell's boss said it would be "foolhardy" for the oil and gas producer to set hard targets to reduce carbon emissions as it risked exposing the energy giant to legal challenges.

Jul 04 2018

Chevron starts sale of several North Sea oil and gas fields

LONDON Chevron has kicked off the sale of a number of its oil and gas fields in the ageing North Sea as part of a review of the U.S. giant's European operations.

Jul 03 2018

BP, Conoco agree to swap North Sea, Alaska assets

LONDON BP and ConocoPhillips announced on Tuesday a swap deal that will see the British oil giant increase its stake in a major North Sea development while its U.S. peer will grow in Alaska.

Jun 28 2018

BP bets on electric car switch with Britain's Chargemaster

LONDON BP is buying Britain's top electric vehicle charging firm Chargemaster and will initially roll out its ultra-fast chargers across its filling station network in the UK before turning its attention to China's rapidly growing market. | Video

Jun 25 2018

Shell gives go-ahead to third North Sea oil, gas project in 2018

LONDON Royal Dutch Shell said on Monday it will develop the Fram gas field in the North Sea, its third project approval in the aging basin this year.

Jun 20 2018

Shell sells $1.3 billion of oil and gas assets in Norway, Malaysia

LONDON/ OSLO Royal Dutch Shell announced the sale on Wednesday of oil and gas assets in Norway and Malaysia for over $1.3 billion, bringing it closer to a target of $30 billion in disposals by year-end.

Jun 18 2018

Exclusive: Vitol-led group in talks to buy Nigeria assets from Petrobras - sources

LONDON A consortium led by top oil trader Vitol has entered exclusive talks to acquire stakes in Nigerian offshore fields that are held by Brazil's Petrobras and its partners, industry sources said.

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