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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(This version of the August 16 story corrects description of analyst's employer in paragraph 8)
LONDON Rio Tinto, the world's second largest listed mining company, is exploring a public listing of its Iron Ore Company of Canada business, banking and industry sources said, as it focuses on boosting revenue from its flagship Australian assets.
LONDON France's Total is set to sell a third of its stake in Laggan Tormore gas field along with other oil and gas assets in Britain's North Sea that could fetch a total of $1.5 billion, four banking and industry sources said.
LONDON, July 6 Private equity-backed Chilean miner Mantos Copper is looking to find a buyer to help finance the expansion of mines it bought from Anglo American in 2015, it said.
LONDON A historic peak in global mergers and acquisitions in the first half of 2018 has seen the energy and power sector retain its lead as the biggest contributor, with the value of deals increasing by 62 percent, Thomson Reuters data showed.
(This version of June 29's story has been refiled to clarify Kevin Fox was speaking at a mining conference in May.)
China Three Gorges has held talks with European utilities to gauge their interest in buying EDP's U.S. renewables business, as it looks to smooth the path for its planned takeover of the Portuguese company, three sources familiar with the matter said.
LONDON/LISBON China Three Gorges has held talks with European utilities to gauge their interest in buying EDP's U.S. renewables business, as it looks to smooth the path for its planned takeover of the Portuguese company, three sources familiar with the matter said.
LONDON/MUMBAI India's biggest steelmaker JSW Steel is expected to make a bid for ArcelorMittal's Galati plant in Romania, three sources told Reuters, potentially competing against Ukraine's Metinvest and Italy's Marcegaglia.
LONDON Investors Ontario Teachers Pension Plan (OTPP) and Macquarie have settled a legal dispute over Brussels Airport, allowing the sale of the transport hub to go ahead after the summer, sources familiar with the situation said.