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Stephen Jewkes

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

16 Feb 2018

Eni holds out promise of richer returns as profits soar

MILAN Italian oil company Eni on Friday held out the promise of stronger returns for shareholders after its profits more than doubled in the fourth quarter and production hit a record high.

30 Jan 2018

Italy's Enel courts more carmakers in e-car charge

MILAN Italy's Enel is in touch with a number of carmakers including Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) as the power utility steps up efforts to benefit from the e-car boom through its recharging technologies.

17 Jan 2018

Dealmaking Ferrero tycoon breaks decades of family tradition

MILAN For almost 70 years, family-owned chocolate group Ferrero shunned acquisitions, relying completely on its ability to grow on its own and dream up new products. Those days are gone.

12 Jan 2018

Telecom Italia pushes back deadline for Persidera bids - sources

MILAN Telecom Italia (TIM) has pushed back a deadline for binding bids for its broadcasting services unit Persidera to give potential suitors more time to prepare offers, sources close to the matter said.

03 Jan 2018

Italian grid operator Snam shows way by converting car fleet to natural gas

MILAN Italian gas grid company Snam has launched a 33 million euro (£29.35 million) tender to convert its car fleet to natural gas in a sign of its commitment to develop gas fuelling stations in the country.

22 Dec 2017

TAP pipeline on course for first gas to Italy in early 2020

MILAN The Trans Adriatic Pipeline (TAP) taking gas from Azerbaijan to Europe will pump the first gas into Italy at the start of 2020 despite local protests against the 4.5 billion euro ($5.3 billion) project, the TAP president told Reuters.

13 Dec 2017

Austria gas blast exposes Italy weak link

MILAN A deadly gas explosion in Austria has exposed a weak link in European energy security -- in neighbouring Italy.

12 Dec 2017

Deadly blast at Austrian pipeline hub slashes gas flow to Italy

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08 Dec 2017

Italy's Eni targets plastics purchase in strategy shift - sources

MILAN Energy firm Eni aims to express an interest in bidding for an Italian bioplastics business in a move that underlines a longer-term desire to hedge its exposure to oil and gas, financial sources said.

21 Nov 2017

Enel doubles down on connected homes and electric cars

LONDON/MILAN Europe's biggest utility Enel will ramp up spending on digital networks to offer smart meters, remote home appliance controls and car charging points, the Italian company said on Tuesday.

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