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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.

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Norway wealth fund allowed to stay on as investor if Tesla goes private

OSLO Rules governing Norway's $1 trillion wealth fund would allow it to stay on as an investor in Tesla if the electric carmaker goes private, its deputy CEO said on Tuesday.

Jul 24 2018

Norsk Hydro eyes restart of Brazil alumina refinery by mid-2019 or earlier

OSLO Norwegian aluminum producer Norsk Hydro said the timing for resuming full output at its Alunorte alumina refinery in Brazil remained uncertain, with the possibility it could be achieved between October and the middle of next year.

Jul 19 2018

REC Silicon posts second quarter loss on China-U.S. solar trade war

OSLO A U.S.-China trade dispute sent Norway's REC Silicon , a supplier to the solar industry, plunging to a quarterly loss on Thursday, but the company's shares rose after it indicated it would not need to issue new equity this year.

Jul 12 2018

Norwegian Air swings to surprise second quarter net profit

OSLO Fast-growing budget airline Norwegian Air Shuttle beat expectations with a second-quarter net profit on Thursday as it controlled costs better than expected at a time when its transatlantic expansion is peaking.

Jul 12 2018

Norwegian bank DNB's second-quarter earnings fall short of expectations, shares drop

OSLO Norway's DNB , the country's largest bank, reported second-quarter earnings below expectations on Thursday, partly due to a weak performance in its trading operations, sending its shares lower.

Jul 10 2018

Hundreds of Norway oil workers go on strike, Shell shuts Knarr field

OSLO Hundreds of workers on Norwegian offshore oil and gas rigs went on strike on Tuesday after rejecting a proposed wage deal, leading to the shutdown of one Shell-operated field and helping send Brent crude prices higher.

Jul 09 2018

As Arctic warms, reindeer herders tangle with new industries

FINNMARK PLATEAU, Norway/OSLO When he's not out on the Arctic tundra with his 2,000 reindeer, his dog and Whitney Houston blasting through his headphones, Nils Mathis Sara is often busy explaining to people how a planned copper mine threatens his livelihood. | Video

Jul 03 2018

Norway's Equinor submits $955 million Phase 3 development plan for Troll field

OSLO Norwegian oil and gas firm Equinor submitted on Tuesday a 7.8 billion crown ($954.46 million/726.99 million pounds) plan to develop gas reserves in the western part of its Troll field, the largest gas field off Norway.

Jul 02 2018

Solar trade row with China forces REC Silicon to cut U.S. jobs

OSLO Norway's REC Silicon , a supplier of silicon materials to the solar industry, will cut around 100 U.S. jobs and take further asset impairments due to a U.S.-China trade war over solar panels, it said on Monday.

Jun 28 2018

Norway's Supreme Court rules in favor of state in pipeline tariff dispute

OSLO Norway's Supreme Court ruled on Thursday in favor of the government in a lawsuit brought by owners of the Gassled gas network over tariffs, ending a legal fight the owners said raised questions about Norway as an investment destination.

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