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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

Aug 16 2017

Hedge fund Elliott ups stakes at BHP by crossing threshold

MELBOURNE/LONDON Hedge fund Elliott Management has upped the stakes at BHP , gaining powers to push for change by raising its holding in the miner's London-listed arm to 5 percent.

Aug 08 2017

Commonwealth Bank scraps CEO bonus over money-laundering allegations

MELBOURNE Commonwealth Bank of Australia on Tuesday scrapped its chief executive's bonus for damaging the bank's reputation amid allegations it broke money-laundering and counter-terrorism financing laws, but said he retained the board's confidence. | Video

Aug 01 2017

Panel beaters: Australia utilities branch out as customers shift to solar

MELBOURNE Australia's power utilities and grid operators, under threat from the world's fastest take-up of home solar panels, are rushing to come up with ways to stay relevant and protect long-term revenues.

Jul 20 2017

Woodside sees Qatar LNG expansion hurting U.S. LNG growth

MELBOURNE A plan by top global liquefied natural gas (LNG) exporter Qatar to ramp up output will stall the expected growth of U.S. LNG exports, the head of Australia's Woodside Petroleum, operator of the country's biggest LNG plant, said.

Jun 30 2017

Australian firm looks to bring cheap, green energy to the poor

MELBOURNE (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A small Australian solar and wave energy firm aims to spearhead an effort to bring cheap, clean power to the poor by 2030, targeting hundreds of millions of dollars of projects, one microgrid at a time.

Jun 23 2017

Alinta, Delta vie for Engie's Australian coal-fired plant

MELBOURNE/SYDNEY Chinese-owned Alinta Energy and a private Australian firm are among the companies vying to buy a coal-fired power plant in Australia from France's Engie SA , a sale that could bring in $1 billion, people familiar with the process said.

Jun 19 2017

Carbon capture needed in climate change fight, IEA says

MELBOURNE Carbon capture and storage is gradually gaining government attention after being overtaken by investment in wind and solar energy, with the International Energy Agency (IEA) saying the technology will be crucial to limiting global warming.

Jun 19 2017

Carbon capture needed in climate change fight, IEA says

MELBOURNE, June 19 Carbon capture and storage is gradually gaining government attention after being overtaken by investment in wind and solar energy, with the International Energy Agency (IEA) saying the technology will be crucial to limiting global warming.

Jun 16 2017

BHP names packaging guru MacKenzie as new chairman

SYDNEY/MELBOURNE Mining giant BHP on Friday named successful packaging executive Ken MacKenzie as its next chairman, handing him the job of tackling calls to dump its oil business and overhaul the board.

Jun 15 2017

BHP's new chairman built reputation on Amcor turnaround

SYDNEY BHP's new chairman Ken MacKenzie, an avid sailor, is not afraid to rock the boat.

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