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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

Sep 27 2017

France raises carbon taxes, to repay EDF renewables debt

PARIS France plans to increase carbon taxes to boost support for renewable energy and will repay a longstanding renewables-related debt to utility EDF, the government said on Wednesday.

Sep 26 2017

French President Macron says Europe needs significantly higher carbon price

PARIS French President Emmanuel Macron said on Tuesday that Europe needed a significant minimum carbon price to boost investment in its energy transition, and a European carbon tax at the bloc's borders to guarantee fair competition for its companies.

Sep 26 2017

French President Macron says Europe needs significantly higher carbon price

PARIS French President Emmanuel Macron said on Tuesday that Europe needed a significant minimum carbon price to boost investment in its energy transition, and a European carbon tax at the bloc's borders to guarantee fair competition for its companies.

Sep 25 2017

Total extends 5 percent annual oil output growth target

PARIS French oil and gas company Total extended its 5 percent annual average oil production growth target until 2022 on Monday and said it planned to focus on projects with a low breakeven cost as oil prices remain volatile.

Sep 20 2017

French wind power capacity seen overtaking UK, Spain by 2030 - WindEurope

PARIS France is set to become Europe's second biggest generator of electricity from wind power behind Germany by 2030, overtaking the UK and Spain thanks to policies being put in place by the current government, according to an industry association.

Sep 20 2017

French wind power capacity seen overtaking UK, Spain by 2030 - WindEurope

PARIS, Sept 20 France is set to become Europe's second biggest generator of electricity from wind power behind Germany by 2030, overtaking the UK and Spain thanks to policies being put in place by the current government, according to an industry association.

Sep 15 2017

French nuclear regulator investigations fuel winter supply doubts

PARIS France could face a second winter of tight power supply as nuclear reactors undergo a review of hundreds of components and increased scrutiny demanded by the country's watchdog.

Sep 13 2017

Extra supervision ordered for French nuclear plant after lapses

PARIS French regulators have demanded heightened supervision at EDF's Belleville nuclear power station citing failures in safety standards, regulator ASN said on Wednesday.

Aug 21 2017

Total deepens North Sea exposure with $7.5 billion Maersk Oil deal

PARIS/COPENHAGEN Total is buying Maersk's oil and gas business in a $7.45 billion deal which the French major said would strengthen its operations in the North Sea and raise its output to 3 million barrels per day by 2019. | Video

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.

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