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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

Jul 05 2017

Google to start getting Norwegian wind power by September

OSLO Alphabet Inc's Google unit expects to receive its first wind power from Norway by early September, the company told Reuters on Wednesday.

Jun 20 2017

Private producer aims to ship Baltic's first Russian LNG before Gazprom

OSLO LNG Gorskaya, a privately-owned Russian liquefied natural gas (LNG) producer, has launched a 340 million euro ($379 million) project to become the first LNG exporter from Russia's European coast, its CEO told Reuters.

Jun 08 2017

Drilling rig in Norway gets all its power from land to cut emissions

OSLO An offshore drilling rig hired by Norwegian oil and gas producer Aker BP is getting all its power from electricity produced onshore, the firm said on Thursday, in a move that cuts carbon emissions and could be a world first.

Jun 01 2017

Exclusive: Shipping tycoon Fredriksen says has succession plan ready

OSLO Norwegian-born shipping tycoon John Fredriksen, one of the world's richest men, has a succession plan ready but it depends on many things, such as his health, he told Reuters on Thursday.

May 03 2017

Norway opposition win could delay power cable to Britain

OSLO A planned power interconnector between Norway and Britain may be delayed if the opposition Labour party, which is currently leading in the polls, wins Norway's election in September, the head of the project told Reuters.

Apr 28 2017

Norway races Australia to fulfill Japan's hydrogen society dream

By Lefteris Karagiannopoulos, Sonali Paul and Aaron Sheldrick

Apr 10 2017

Iceland magma drilling project may revive giant UK power cable link

LONDON Scientists will study the possibility of producing geothermal energy from magma for the first time, in a $100 million project in Iceland, which if successful could produce up to 10 times more energy than from a conventional well.

Mar 20 2017

Norwegians count their blessings in world's happiest nation

OSLO/COPENHAGEN Norwegian law student Karen Nerbo summed up the feelings of many on Monday as her country was named the world's happiest country. | Video

Mar 20 2017

Norwegians count their blessings in world's happiest nation

OSLO/COPENHAGEN Norwegian law student Karen Nerbo summed up the feelings of many on Monday as her country was named the world's happiest country.

Jun 24 2016

Greeks welcome Brexit vote as snub to overbearing Brussels

ATHENS Worn down by years of EU-mandated austerity, many Greeks on Friday welcomed Britain's decision to leave the European Union as an overdue slap in the face for a Brussels bureaucracy they say is out of touch with ordinary people.

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