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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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Jan 11 2018

Statkraft in talks with firms to set up data centres in Norway

OSLO Norwegian power firm Statkraft [STATKF.UL] is negotiating with U.S. and other companies to build large data centres in its home country, favoured by a recent change in Norway's tax system, the state-owned utility told Reuters on Thursday.

Jan 11 2018

Statkraft in talks with firms to set up data centres in Norway

OSLO, Jan 11 Norwegian power firm Statkraft is negotiating with U.S. and other companies to build large data centres in its home country, favoured by a recent change in Norway's tax system, the state-owned utility told Reuters on Thursday.

Dec 13 2017

Statoil works to restart Troll A gas platform

OSLO Norway's Statoil is working on start-up procedures to restore gas production from its Troll A platform in the North Sea, which was shut on Tuesday following a power outage and a related gas leak, the firm said on Wednesday.

Nov 28 2017

Finns left out in the cold as Scandinavians press ahead with power deal

OSLO Denmark, Norway and Sweden are pressing ahead with plans for a new system to balance electricity supply and demand in the region, leaving out Finland after negotiations with their neighbor broke down.

Nov 21 2017

British and Dutch gas trading platforms to be connected from January

OSLO Dutch Gasunie Transport Services (GTS) and BBL Company (BBLC) will integrate their transport systems by January next year, creating a direct connection between Dutch and British gas trading hubs, BBLC said on Tuesday.

Nov 03 2017

Swedish utility Vattenfall gets UK distribution networks licence

OSLO Swedish energy utility Vattenfall [VATN.UL] has won a distribution networks operator licence from Britain's energy regulator Ofgem and will start operating in the competitive UK market in 2018, Vattenfall said.

Nov 03 2017

Swedish utility Vattenfall gets UK distribution networks licence

OSLO, Nov 3 Swedish energy utility Vattenfall has won a distribution networks operator licence from Britain's energy regulator Ofgem and will start operating in the competitive UK market in 2018, Vattenfall said.

Nov 02 2017

Private equity fund Norfund shifts focus to West Africa - CEO

OSLO, Nov 2 Private equity company Norfund is turning its attention to West Africa to balance its regional spread after focusing on the continent's south and east in the past decade, its CEO said.

Oct 30 2017

African Development Bank calls off proposed loans to Nigeria

OSLO, Oct 30 The African Development Bank has called off a loan to Nigeria that would have helped fund the country's budget, instead redirecting the money to specific projects, a vice president at the lender said on Monday.

Oct 19 2017

In oil-producing Iran, renewables are booming

OSLO Renewable energy is booming in Iran, where installed capacity is expected to grow at least sevenfold over the next five years, despite U.S. President Donald Trump's more confrontational attitude towards Tehran.

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