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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.

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Petronas 2.0: tougher on costs and more downstream

KUALA LUMPUR When Wan Zulkiflee Wan Ariffin took over as CEO of Malaysian state energy firm Petronas in April 2015, the price of a barrel of Brent crude oil had tumbled to around $55, half the level of the previous year.

15 Aug 2017

Interview: Leaner, meaner Petronas targets key markets for growth

KUALA LUMPUR Malaysian state energy firm Petronas will focus on a few select markets for expansion, its CEO told Reuters, as it positions itself as leaner and meaner for a medium-term period of relatively low oil prices.

15 Aug 2017

Petronas expects balance in oversupplied LNG market in 2023

KUALA LUMPUR Malaysian state energy company Petroliam Nasional Berhad [PETR.UL] expects the global liquefied natural gas (LNG) market to remain oversupplied until as late as 2023, its chief executive said on Tuesday.

11 Jul 2017

Lotte Chemical Titan in weak Malaysian debut after IPO scaled back

KUALA LUMPUR Shares of Lotte Chemical Titan Holding Bhd fell in their Malaysian stock market debut, a further indication of weak investor demand after the size of its offering was slashed by a fifth last week.

19 Jun 2017

Chairman at Malaysia's FGV steps down after initiating probe into management

KUALA LUMPUR The chairman of Felda Global Ventures Holdings Bhd (FGV) stepped down on Monday - a move Malaysia's government said would preserve the integrity of investigations into the firm's CEO and other executives that he had initiated.

16 Jun 2017

Malaysia's first lady linked to $30 million worth of jewelry bought with 1MDB funds

KUALA LUMPUR Nearly $30 million of funds stolen from scandal-hit 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) was used to buy jewelry for the prime minister's wife, including a rare 22-carat pink diamond set in a necklace, according to the latest filings by the U.S. Justice Department in a civil lawsuit.

16 Jun 2017

U.S. acts to seize stolen assets, Picasso in probe of Malaysian fund

WASHINGTON/KUALA LUMPUR The U.S. Justice Department has taken legal action to recover an additional half a billion dollars in assets stolen from an investment fund established by Malaysia's prime minister, bringing the total claims to more than $1.7 billion. | Video

16 Jun 2017

Malaysia's first lady linked to $30 mln worth of jewelry bought with 1MDB funds

KUALA LUMPUR, June 16 Nearly $30 million of funds stolen from scandal-hit 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) was used to buy jewelry for the prime minister's wife, including a rare 22-carat pink diamond set in a necklace, according to the latest filings by the U.S. Justice Department in a civil lawsuit.

02 Jun 2017

Doubts over merger drag on stocks of Malaysian lenders RHB and AmBank

KUALA LUMPUR Shares of RHB Bank and AMMB Holdings (AmBank) fell on Friday on concerns that a potential merger between the two lenders in Malaysia's biggest ever banking deal would create little value for investors.

01 Jun 2017

Malaysia Airlines flight returns to Melbourne after passenger tries to enter cockpit

KUALA LUMPUR/SYDNEY Passengers and crew on a Malaysia Airlines flight from Melbourne to Kuala Lumpur tackled a fellow passenger who attempted to enter the cockpit shouting he had a bomb, authorities and witnesses said on Thursday. | Video

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