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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 29 2017

Ocean Bunkering Services expands its Singapore bunker fleet

SINGAPORE Ocean Bunkering Services (OBS) Pte Ltd said it will add five bunker barges to its fleet as part of plans to expand in Singapore, the world's largest marine refueling market.

Dec 21 2017

Tanker owner Euronav takes over U.S.-based Gener8 Maritime

SINGAPORE, Dec 21 Euronav NV, a tanker owner headquartered in Belgium, has reached an agreement with U.S.-based Gener8 Maritime Inc on a stock-for-stock takeover that would make the U.S. company a wholly-owned subsidiary of Euronav, the Belgian company said on Thursday

Dec 07 2017

Re-emerging supply, lower demand push down oil refining margins

SINGAPORE Profits on refining fuel oil have been hammered to multi-month lows over the past two weeks on emerging signs of growing supply and faltering demand, retreating from stubbornly elevated levels at the start of the quarter.

Dec 06 2017

Pakistan State Oil suspends fuel oil imports on LNG push

SINGAPORE Pakistan State Oil (PSO) has suspended imports of fuel oil after an abrupt drop in domestic demand as the country turns to liquefied natural gas (LNG) to fuel its power sector, two company officials told Reuters on Wednesday.

Nov 17 2017

Singapore charges defunct marine fuel supplier, staff for cheating

SINGAPORE A Singapore marine fuel supplier and three executives have been charged with cheating as part of a government crackdown on short deliveries of fuel to vessels in the world's largest bunkering hub.

Nov 10 2017

Sinking feeling: Asian floating oil storage declines as crude market tightens

SINGAPORE The amount of oil stored on tankers around Singapore has dropped sharply in the last months, the latest indication that OPEC-led supply cuts are successfully tightening crude markets even as U.S. exports have soared.

Oct 26 2017

Shipping companies may adopt LNG as fuel faster than expected on carbon regulations: BSM

SINGAPORE The shipping industry may adopt liquefied natural gas (LNG) as a fuel faster than expected because of stricter environmental regulations that target carbon dioxide emission, according to an executive at maritime agency Bernhard Schulte Shipmanagement (BSM).

Oct 26 2017

LNG sellers lay out new strategies for wooing buyers in crowded market

SINGAPORE Liquefied natural gas (LNG) sellers have new strategies to woo Asian buyers in a market that is set to be flooded with more supply, according to statements from industry executives this week at a conference.

Oct 12 2017

Indonesia's drive to reduce oil imports a boon for producers: GSS Energy

SINGAPORE The appeal of Indonesia's oil and gas sector is improving for some independent producers as the resource-rich nation scrambles to reduce its dependence on imports and fill a gap left by the exit of some producers, the head of GSS Energy told Reuters.

Sep 27 2017

India needs to double refining capacity by 2040 to meet fuel demand growth

SINGAPORE India needs to double its refining capacity by 2040 to meet rising fuel demand as an expanding middle class buys more passenger vehicles and its economy grows, a top refinery official said on Wednesday.

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