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Sabina Zawadzki

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

Oct 12 2017

UK gas prices to remain elevated this winter, prone to spikes

LONDON British wholesale winter gas prices this winter should remain at the elevated levels seen so far this year due to high coal prices, uncertainty about French nuclear outages and low storage inventories.

Sep 13 2017

UK nuclear operator warns of plant outages if Brexit mismanaged

LONDON EDF,, the French utility that runs Britain's nuclear reactors, said on Wednesday power plants could suffer extended outages if a new safeguard regime and other measures were not in place when Britain exits the European Union in 2019.

Mar 17 2017

Oil prices steady, heading for modest weekly rise

LONDON/NEW YORK Oil prices were largely steady on Friday, and looked set to finish the week with modest gains after losing almost 10 percent last week on concerns that an OPEC production cut was failing to reduce a global supply overhang.

Oct 11 2016

Gunvor owner cuts stake as staff buy into growth strategy

LONDON The co-founder of Gunvor, Torbjorn Tornqvist, is diluting his stake in the company to allow employees to own more than a third of the fast-growing trading house by year-end to help to retain and recruit talent as it pursues its global expansion strategy.

Oct 10 2016

Anti-Brexit Vitol chief says weak pound helps, risks remain

LONDON The head of energy trader Vitol who helped fund the unsuccessful campaign to keep Britain in the European Union said on Monday the pound's demise since the Brexit vote has helped to lower costs for his London offices.

May 04 2016

Maersk says risks losing Qatar field, its largest oil asset

LONDON, May 4 Denmark's A.P. Moller-Maersk said for the first time on Wednesday there was a risk it could lose its largest oil producer, a 300,000 barrel per day Qatari field, and may not replace the production by buying other assets.

Mar 10 2016

Lego sticks to bricks, despite apps, games and flicks

BILLUND, Denmark In a low-rise factory on the outskirts of Billund, a small town in western Denmark, robots stand holding trays at the ready as pistons spit out hundreds of pieces of Lego every few seconds.

Feb 12 2016

Maersk to scrap ships at certain Alang sites, NGO dismayed

COPENHAGEN/BRUSSELS Maersk Line said on Friday it had chosen four shipbreaking yards along India's Alang beaches to handle an increase in vessels that need to be scrapped, to the dismay of some organisations that say the operations there are polluting and unsafe.

Jan 05 2016

Danish delegation in Iran eyes shipping, energy deals

COPENHAGEN, Jan 5 Danish companies are eyeing a series of energy and shipping projects in Iran following a visit this week by the country's foreign minister, local news agencies and officials said on Tuesday.

Dec 20 2015

Danish MEP quits party over plan to take refugee valuables

COPENHAGEN A member of the European Parliament from Denmark's centre-right ruling party has defected to a left-wing party in protest at government plans to seize valuables from refugees to help fund their stay in the country.

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