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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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Jul 19 2018

Norway oil workers and employers agree deal, strike ends

OSLO Norwegian drilling rigs workers will end their industrial action after the union representing 1,600 striking employees reached a deal with the group acting for their employers, the parties said on Thursday.

Jul 16 2018

Norway oil workers' strike accelerates, drillers fear contract losses

OSLO A strike by Norwegian offshore oil and gas workers accelerated on Monday when hundreds more walked out in a dispute over pay and pensions after employers failed to respond to union demands for a new offer.

Jul 14 2018

Norway oil strike set to escalate: no compromise talks planned

OSLO Norway's ship-owners and two oil unions said on Saturday they planned no compromise talks to end a five-day strike over wages and pension benefits before a planned escalation of the stoppage from Monday.

Jul 13 2018

Aker BP says Norway strike would have to last month to hit output

OSLO, July 13 A four-day oil workers strike in Norway that may escalate on Monday would have to last a month to impact Aker BP's production from the Valhall field in the North Sea, the Norwegian energy company said on Friday.

Jul 12 2018

No contact yet between parties in Norway oil strike

OSLO A Norwegian union representing striking oil workers and employers' representatives were not talking to each other as of Thursday, days before a possible escalation of the industrial action.

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 10 2018

Warmest May since 1900 to cost Norwegians $2.34 billion more for power this year

OSLO Norwegians enjoyed the warmest May this year since records began in 1900, but as rainfall has been unusually low, the treat will cost them about 2 billion euros ($2.34 billion) in higher power bills, Norway's energy regulator told Reuters.

Jul 09 2018

Norway's salmon exports to China seen tripling after restrictions end

OSLO, July 9 China's decision last week to lift a ban on some Norwegian salmon imports will triple the volume of the trade in the second half of 2018 and drive up prices, the Norwegian Seafood Council (NSC) said on Monday.

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