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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

15 Dec 2017

BP returns to solar with investment in Lightsource

BP is getting back into solar power six years after its first, failed foray, with a $200 million investment in solar generator Lightsource that the oil and gas firm expects will deliver profits and deepen its foothold in renewable energy.

14 Dec 2017

Hitachi UK nuclear project expects government funding outline in H1 2018

LONDON Hitachi's Horizon Nuclear Power unit expects to see an outline from Britain's government in the first half of next year on how it will help finance a nuclear project in Wales, the company said on Thursday.

13 Dec 2017

Ineos declares force majeure on North Sea oil after Forties shutdown

LONDON North Sea operator Ineos has declared force majeure on all shipments of crude oil, natural gas and condensates through its Forties pipeline system that has shut off vital energy supplies to Britain, according to a source familiar with the matter on Wednesday.

13 Dec 2017

Ineos declares force majeure on North Sea oil after Forties shutdown

LONDON North Sea operator Ineos has declared force majeure on all shipments of crude oil, natural gas and condensates through its Forties pipeline system that has shut off vital energy supplies to Britain, according to a source familiar with the matter on Wednesday.

23 Nov 2017

Centrica crashes on profit warning as feels North American chill

LONDON British Gas owner Centrica shed around a fifth of its market value on Thursday after warning its 2017 earnings would be well below forecasts due to fierce competition for business customers in North America and Britain.

20 Nov 2017

Centrica to scrap standard tariff to fend off energy price cap

LONDON Centrica is to scrap a higher rate tariff for new customers as part of industry efforts to see off price caps threatened by the government and said it had no plans to follow rivals and spin off its retail energy business.

20 Nov 2017

Analysis: Oil giants unlikely to share coal's fate, for now

LONDON The Norwegian sovereign wealth fund's proposal to ditch its oil and gas shares, though hugely symbolic in the battle against climate change, is unlikely to cause a rush to the exit by major investors in the sector in the short term.

17 Nov 2017

Oil giants unlikely to share coal's fate, for now

LONDON The Norwegian sovereign wealth fund's proposal to ditch its oil and gas shares, though hugely symbolic in the battle against climate change, is unlikely to cause a rush to the exit by major investors in the sector in the short term.

08 Nov 2017

SSE, Innogy to create UK retail power firm with 11 billion pound sales

FRANKFURT/LONDON SSE aims to turn up the heat on top-ranked British Gas with a merger of its UK power and gas retail operations with those of npower, owned by Germany's Innogy .

02 Nov 2017

Six years after tremors halted fracking, Britain ready to try again

LONDON Six years after Britain's first fracking operation was stymied by earth tremors, its shale gas industry is poised to try again with a technology that could transform the UK gas market and drastically reduce its reliance on imports.

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