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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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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.

May 04 2018

Statoil targets deeper emission cuts to avoid stranded assets

LONDON/OSLO Norway's Statoil said it aims to cut its carbon footprint more aggressively as measures to reduce global warming could reduce the value of its assets, leaving some of its reserves stranded underground.

Apr 23 2018

Subsea 7 makes $2 billion hostile bid to break up McDermott's U.S. deal

OSLO Offshore oil services firm Subsea 7 has made an unsolicited offer worth about $2 billion for U.S. rival McDermott , potentially breaking up the U.S. company's agreed deal with onshore engineering firm Chicago Bridge & Iron (CB&I) .

Apr 18 2018

Huge disruptions coming with 2020 low-sulfur shipping rule - IEA

OSLO The shipping industry and oil refineries are not doing enough to prepare for new rules cutting the amount of sulfur that vessels can emit from 2020, according to the head of the International Energy Agency's (IEA) oil industry and market division.

Apr 18 2018

Out of bankruptcy, Seadrill eyes closer ties with oil service firms

OSLO Offshore oil driller Seadrill plans to emerge from Chapter 11 bankruptcy in late June or early July to catch the rising wave of rig market activity, its chief executive told said on Wednesday.

Apr 18 2018

Out of bankruptcy, Seadrill eyes closer ties with oil service firms

OSLO, April 18 Offshore oil driller Seadrill aims to expand relations with Schlumberger, the world's largest oil services firm, and other suppliers to the global oil and gas industry, its chief executive told Reuters on Wednesday.

Apr 06 2018

Offshore oil industry suppliers fight to be fit for frugal future

STORD, Norway Rising more than 20 meters above the sea, Statoil's Aasta Hansteen platform towers over the Stord shipyard in western Norway, representing the height of engineering in the offshore oil sector.

Mar 23 2018

Norway's wealth fund cautions Hong Kong against dual-class shares

March 23 The Hong Kong stock exchange needs to introduce additional measures to protect minority shareholders rights if it allows the listing of shares with unequal voting rights, including putting a time limit on them, Norway's sovereign wealth fund said on Friday.

Mar 23 2018

Norway proposes bill to ban full-face veils in education

OSLO The Norwegian government proposed on Friday a nationwide ban on the wearing of full-face veils, such as the burqa and the niqab, in universities, schools, and kindergartens.

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