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.
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PARIS French farmers have blocked access to oil depots and refineries with tonnes of onions, wood and rubble, as part of a three-day protest over plans to allow Total to use imported palm oil at a biofuel plant. | Video
PARIS Total is determined to push ahead with its plans to drill for oil in the Amazon basin, it said on Friday as Greenpeace activists interrupted its annual general meeting in protest at the project.
PARIS French battery maker Saft, a unit of oil and gas major Total said on Friday it plans to invest over 200 million euros ($233 million) in a next generation European battery alliance project.
PARIS French police and protesters clashed in Paris on Tuesday after unions, angered by years of public sector pay curbs and President Emmanuel Macron's economic reforms, urged state employees to stop work on and join nationwide street protests. | Video
PARIS Total has agreed to buy up to 50.8 million shares in Clean Energy Corp for $83.4 million, becoming its largest stockholder with a 25 percent stake, the French energy company announced on Thursday.
PARIS U.S. President Donald Trump's decision on Tuesday to pull out of the Iran nuclear accord and reinstate tough economic sanctions could scupper French oil major Total's multibillion-dollar gas project in the country unless it can secure a waiver.
PARIS, May 8 U.S. President Donald Trump's decision on Tuesday to pull out of the Iran nuclear accord and reinstate tough economic sanctions could scupper French oil major Total's multibillion-dollar gas project in the country unless it can secure a waiver.
PARIS Libyan authorities were informed before French energy major Total closed a $450 million deal with Marathon Oil to take over the U.S. firm's 16 percent share in the Waha concession, Total's chief executive said on Thursday.
LONDON Higher output and soaring oil prices helped European majors Royal Dutch Shell and Total to begin 2018 on a high note with better than expected first-quarter results on Thursday. | Video
PARIS French energy company Total on Thursday reported record high quarterly oil and gas output while beating profit forecasts helped by higher prices.