PARIS (Reuters) - French nuclear group Areva AREVA.PA won several long-term contracts last year from four U.S. utilities for uranium enrichment services worth more than $300 million, the group said on Tuesday.

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"These contracts are recognition of AREVA’s expertise in providing enrichment services and demonstrate the company’s commitment to ensuring security of supply for its customers," Olivier Wantz, a senior vice president for Areva said in a statement.

(Reporting by Bate Felix; Editing by Leigh Thomas)