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    BHP Billiton Limited (BHP)

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    BHP Billiton Limited
    BHP Billiton Centre
    171 Collins Street
    Melbourne, VIC 3000
    Australia - Map
    Phone: 61 3 9609 3333
    Fax: 61 3 9609 3015
    Website: http://www.bhpbilliton.com

    Index Membership:N/A
    Sector:Basic Materials
    Industry:Industrial Metals & Minerals
    Full Time Employees:123,800

    Business Summary 

    BHP Billiton Limited engages in the discovery, acquisition, development, and marketing of natural resources worldwide. It produces iron ore, metallurgical and energy coal, conventional and unconventional oil and gas, copper, aluminum, manganese, uranium, nickel, and silver deposits. The company also explores, develops, produces, and markets petroleum with operating assets located in the deep water Gulf of Mexico, onshore U.S., and Australia, as well as in the United Kingdom, Trinidad and Tobago, and Pakistan; and holds potash exploration rights to approximately 14,500 square kilometers of prospective ground in the Saskatchewan potash basin in Canada. The company was formerly known as BHP Limited and changed its name to BHP Billiton Limited in July 2001. BHP Billiton Limited was founded in 1851 and is headquartered in Melbourne, Australia. BHP Billiton Limited operates as a subsidiary of BHP Billiton Group.

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    Key Executives 
    Dr. Andrew Mackenzie B.Sc. (Geology), Ph.D.(Chemistry), 58
    Chief Exec. Officer and Non-Independent Director
    Mr. Peter Beaven BAcc, CA, 48
    Chief Financial Officer
    Mr. Dean Dalla Valle MBA, 56
    Pres of HSE, Marketing & Technology
    Mr. Geoff Healy BEc, LLB, 49
    Chief Legal Counsel
    Mr. Jimmy Wilson BSc (Mechanical Engineering), 53
    Pres of Iron Ore Division
    Amounts are as of Dec 31, 2014 and compensation values are for the last fiscal year ending on that date. Pay is salary, bonuses, etc.Exercised is the value of options exercised during the fiscal year.
    Currency in USD.