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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

21 Jun 2017

Centrica looks to services, flexible energy for growth

LONDON Centrica expects annual revenue of around 2 billion pounds by 2022 as Britain's biggest energy supplier takes aim at the growing home services market and flexible energy management.

15 Jun 2017

Drax raises dividend and earnings outlook in bet on supply crunch

LONDON British power producer Drax raised its dividend payout to shareholders and set a target to more than triple earnings by 2025 as it banks on higher rewards for its conventional power plants to back up renewable energy output.

14 Jun 2017

Secret rebates send European plastics benchmark above true cost

LONDON An unregulated benchmark used to set the price of plastics in Europe has veered above the true cost in recent years, because of secret rebates chemical companies give each other that disguise the price of the main precursor, four sources familiar with the industry say.

05 Jun 2017

Genel tumbles as co-founder Rothschild joins leadership exodus

LONDON Genel Energy co-founder Nathaniel Rothschild quit on Monday in the latest high-profile departure at the loss-making Iraqi Kurdistan oil producer, which will now be dominated by Turkish owners and focused on Turkey's gas market.

30 May 2017

Mining service company shares outstrip oil peers

LONDON Companies supplying miners with equipment and services have performed better than their oil sector peers, buoyed by spending on new technology and expectations the demand outlook for other minerals is more bullish than for fuel.

25 May 2017

Petrofac suspends executive amid fraud office investigation

Oilfield services provider Petrofac has suspended its chief operating officer in response to the UK Serious Fraud Office's investigation into Monaco-based Unaoil, another setback for the company that has been hit by the oil market downturn.

23 May 2017

Shell shareholders reject emissions target proposal

THE HAGUE Royal Dutch Shell shareholders on Tuesday widely rejected a proposal by an environmental group calling for the oil company to set and publish annual targets to reduce carbon emissions. | Video

12 May 2017

Weak oil price creates gas opportunities, says SNC-Lavalin division head

LONDON Canadian engineer SNC-Lavalin sees opportunities from weak oil prices as investment shifts to liquefied natural gas (LNG) plants and other gas projects where the company has built expertise, the firm's oil and gas division head said.

09 May 2017

May vows energy price cap if re-elected

LONDON British Prime Minister Theresa May pledged on Tuesday to cap household energy prices if she is re-elected on June 8, sending stocks tumbling with the biggest market intervention since the sector was privatised almost 30 years ago.

08 May 2017

Warm weather and low energy prices hurt Centrica's margins

LONDON Britain's largest energy supplier, Centrica , warned that warm weather and weaker commodity prices in the first quarter had hurt its margins at its energy supply business but it stopped short of revising any annual financial targets.

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