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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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UPDATE 2-DNO to pay first dividend in 13 years, seeks Faroe board seats

* Faroe Petroleum seeks to keep DNO off its board (Adds share price move, analyst, Faroe statement)

Aug 15 2018

UPDATE 1-Norway's Mongstad oil refinery shut after power outage

OSLO, Aug 15 Norway's Mongstad oil refinery stopped production on Wednesday following a power outage and it was unclear when output would restart, operator Equinor said.

Jul 04 2018

Fred. Olsen Energy fails to pay bank loan instalment, shares plunge

OSLO, July 4 Shares of offshore driller Fred. Olsen Energy took another dive on Wednesday after it said it stopped paying its creditors to preserve liquidity, in the latest example of a rig firm falling victim to slow demand recovery in the sector.

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

Italy's Eni ups Norwegian offshore bet with Point Resources

OSLO Italy's Eni increased its Norwegian presence with a view to extracting more offshore oil on Monday by merging its subsidiary there with privately-owned Point Resources, in the sector's latest round of consolidation.

Jun 25 2018

Shelf Drilling falls in Oslo market debut, upbeat on rig rates

OSLO A fall in equities and oil markets knocked shares in Shelf Drilling on their Oslo market debut on Monday, although the world's largest owner of shallow water rigs was optimistic rig rates are set to rise.

Jun 20 2018

Shell sells $1.3 billion of oil and gas assets in Norway, Malaysia

LONDON/ OSLO Royal Dutch Shell announced the sale on Wednesday of oil and gas assets in Norway and Malaysia for over $1.3 billion, bringing it closer to a target of $30 billion in disposals by year-end.

Jun 20 2018

Billionaire Fredriksen invests in Norway data center, transatlantic cable

OSLO Billionaire investor John Fredriksen has agreed to buy a stake in Bulk Infrastructure AS, which plans to build a large data center in his native Norway as well as a transatlantic fiber-optic cable, the company said on Wednesday.

May 16 2018

Exclusive: Norway not happy with Gazprom-OMV asset swap deal: energy minister

OSLO Norway is not happy with an asset swap deal between Austria's OMV and Gazprom that would give the Russian gas giant access to the Norwegian continental shelf, the minister in charge of approving the deal has told Reuters in Norway's first comments on the matter.

May 15 2018

Statoil to become Equinor, dropping 'oil' to attract young talent

OSLO Shareholders in Norway's largest company, Statoil , will approve on Tuesday the board's proposal to drop "oil" from its name as its seeks to diversify its business and attract young talent concerned about fossil fuels' impact on climate change.

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