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85-Year Old Oil Tycoon Can't Stop Tweeting At Rappers About Money

The Huffington Post | Kevin Short | Posted 05.09.2014 | Business

T. Boone Pickens, the 85-year-old oil tycoon, was giddy to welcome Dr. Dre into the ridiculously rich people's club Friday, following the news that Ap...

This 84-Year Old Tycoon Won Twitter Today

The Huffington Post | Sara Gates | Posted 05.31.2012 | Technology

T. Boone Pickens may be the coolest billionaire on Twitter. The 84-year-old Texas oil tycoon responded to a tweet from rapper Drake last night with...

President Obama: Cheap Oil = Cheap Excuses

Dylan Ratigan | Posted 05.30.2011 | Politics
Dylan Ratigan

Today, President Obama set a goal that, in ten years, we will import a third less oil than we do today. But we can do better. A lot better.

T. Boone Pickens: Climate Change Bill Is Coming, 'It's Too Important For The Security Of America' (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

T. Boone Pickens, the legendary oil investor and, more recently, a devout champion of ending America's reliance on fossil fuels, said on Tuesday that ...

Pickens Abandons Plans For Largest Wind Farm

nytimes.com | Kate Galbraith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

T. Boone Pickens, the legendary oilman, has abandoned his plan to build the world's largest wind farm....

Live from DC - The Energy Summit

Jack Hidary | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jack Hidary

While clean energy broadly speaking is on the table, the summit is mainly focused on power transmission -- how do you get solar, wind and other renewables to the grid?

Energy Self-Reliance and Our Future

T. Boone Pickens | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
T. Boone Pickens

You want my opinion on a stimulus plan? Follow Ohio's example and invest in American energy. All of it.

Boone Pickens Caught in Several More Lies on Frontline

Josh Nelson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Josh Nelson

It is starting to look like Pickens has a bad habit of telling a few whoppers in every public appearance. Lie #1: Democratic candidates don't know how reducing CO2 emissions by 60-80% is possible.

T. Boone Pickens Holds Alternative Energy Meeting

Chicago Sun-Times | Andrew Herrmann | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Gasoline prices may be falling -- they could drop below $3 a gallon by the holidays -- but T. Boone Pickens merely shrugs. And not just because Picke...

T. Boone Pickens Caught in Two Lies in One Short Interview

Josh Nelson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Josh Nelson

T. Boone Pickens keeps repeating the lie that Obama doesn't have an energy plan.

Pickens Says "Drill, Drill, Drill" (VIDEO)

Climate Progress | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

In his first TV ad, conservative billionaire oilman T. Boone Pickens said "This Is One Emergency We Can't Drill Our Way Out Of." Although Pickens clea...

Culture Zohn: Dear Democrats, Please Wake Up!

Patricia Zohn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Patricia Zohn

McCain was droll, offensive without being nasty and very relaxed. He was handy at spewing mixed-up rhetoric about his position and Obama's on the war, oil drilling, NATO and tax cuts -- It was seductive.

Oilman T. Boone Pickens: "A Fool With A Plan"

The New York Times | Deborah Solomon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

As a Texas oilman and major contributor to the Republican Party, you've just launched yourself, at 80, into green stardom by devising an energy plan t...

T. Boone Pickens Warns $300 Oil Prices. Urges US To Reduce Oil Dependency

Los Angeles Times | Vimal Patel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

The billionaire oilman and onetime corporate raider says the U.S. must wean itself from foreign oil, and he's betting some of his fortune on harnessin...

Pickens To Pay Kansas Coach $6M To Switch Teams?

CBS News | Dennis Dodd | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Yo, T. Boone. We ain't talking no drive-thru teller anymore. Forget the cashier's check. Go directly to whatever hedge fund you fancy and start withdr...

Pickens Shorts Oil, Expects Prices To Fall

CNBC | Andrew Fisher | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

After correctly predicting oil's climb to more than $100 a barrel, legendary oilman Boone Pickens said Thursday he is shorting both the oil and natura...