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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

Mar 16 2017

Letter bomb at IMF's Paris office injures woman employee

PARIS A female employee of the International Monetary Fund suffered injuries to her face and arms on Thursday when a letter bomb mailed from Greece and addressed to the world lender's European representative blew up as she opened it, officials said. | Video

Mar 13 2017

France likely a frequent power importer in years to come

PARIS For two straight months this winter, France was a net importer of electricity for the first time in five years, a trend that could continue during periods of peak demand no matter who wins the April-May presidential election.

Feb 27 2017

Total in talks to buy Iranian LNG project: sources

MILAN/PARIS Total is in talks to buy a multi-billion dollar stake in Iran's partly-built liquefied natural gas (LNG) export facility, Iran LNG, seeking to unlock vast gas reserves.

Feb 14 2017

King of cost cuts, Pouyanne readies Total for new growth era

PARIS/LONDON When Patrick Pouyanne took over as the head of Total's loss-making refinery division in 2011, he demanded a breakdown of costs for every single unit.

Feb 09 2017

Total on hunt for deals after outperforming rivals

PARIS French oil company Total is on the hunt to buy assets from struggling rivals, it said on Thursday, as it reported some of the biggest profits in the industry for last year and raised its dividend.

Feb 02 2017

Total's Pouyanne says earnings will show it is doing well versus peers

PARIS French oil and gas major Total will post industry-leading 2016 earnings, Chief Executive Patrick Pouyanne told France Info Radio on Thursday.

Jan 19 2017

Total readies drills in Cyprus, Egypt in regional growth push

PARIS France's Total is preparing to drill for gas off Cyprus, close to ENI's huge Zohr discovery off the Egyptian coast which in 2015 renewed interest among oil majors for exploration in the Mediterranean.

Dec 12 2016

French nuclear plant availability back to normal mid-Jan: EDF

PARIS French state-controlled utility EDF confirmed on Monday that seven nuclear reactors shut down for safety checks would be up and running again by the end of December and there would be no problem with power supplies this winter.

Dec 05 2016

French regulator may allow some EDF reactors to restart after extra tests

PARIS French winter electricity supply worries could ease after nuclear safety regulator ASN gave approval in principle on Monday for EDF to restart some nuclear reactors involved in a safety investigation.

Nov 24 2016

Total CEO says OPEC deal possible only if Russia participates

PARIS An agreement to cut global oil production is possible, but would only happen if countries that do not belong to the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) also agree to cut output, Total's chief executive said on Thursday.

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