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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 27 2017

Suncor, Total SA argue over cost of Fort Hills project

CALGARY, Alberta/PARIS Canada's Suncor Energy Inc is in a dispute with Total SA after the French company said it would not provide any more funding for the Fort Hills oil sands project in northern Alberta, the two companies said on Thursday.

Jul 27 2017

Europe's oil giants recover from three-year slump

LONDON/PARIS Europe's major oil and gas companies have turned a corner after a three-year slump, reporting strong growth in profits as cost cutting paid off and vowing to press on with saving more money amid a fragile recovery in oil prices.

Jul 19 2017

French court repeals law on regulated gas prices

PARIS France's highest administrative court on Wednesday repealed a law on regulated gas prices, which covers about half of France's retail customers and 11 percent of professional users, saying it hurt competition and was against European Union regulations.

Jul 11 2017

Electricity investment overtakes oil, gas for first time ever in 2016: IEA

PARIS Investments in electricity surpassed those in oil and gas for the first time ever in 2016 on a spending splurge on renewable energy and power grids as the fall in crude prices led to deep cuts, the International Energy Agency (IEA) said on Tuesday.

Jul 06 2017

France to end sale of diesel and gasoline vehicles by 2040

PARIS France aims to end the sale of gasoline and diesel vehicles by 2040 and become carbon neutral 10 years later, Ecology Minister Nicolas Hulot said on Thursday at a presentation of measures to keep up momentum on the Paris climate agreement.

Jul 03 2017

EDF raises cost estimates for Hinkley Point after review

PARIS French state-owned utility EDF flagged a construction cost overrun at its Hinkley Point C nuclear power station in Britain on Monday, in a new blow for a group of EDF projects already facing delays, rising costs and other problems.

May 06 2017

French candidate Macron claims massive hack as emails leaked

FRANKFURT/PARIS Leading French presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron's campaign said on Friday it had been the target of a "massive" computer hack that dumped its campaign emails online 1-1/2 days before voters choose between the centrist and his far-right rival, Marine Le Pen. | Video

Apr 27 2017

OPEC wants further drop in oil stocks, is working for consensus

PARIS OPEC wants oil inventories to decline further and is working to ensure a policy-setting meeting in May reaches consensus, the group's secretary-general said on Thursday in comments pointing to an extension of a global supply cut.

Apr 27 2017

Total CEO says could consider participation in Saudi Aramco IPO

French oil and gas major Total could consider taking a stake in the planned listing of part of Saudi Arabia's Aramco, the company's chief executive said on Thursday.

Apr 27 2017

France's Total approves first project since 2014 as profits surge

PARIS French energy company Total gave the go-ahead on Thursday to develop its first major project since 2014 after reporting a sharp rise in quarterly profit that underscored its drive to cut costs throughout the oil price downturn.

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