Oil and Gas T. Boone Pickens

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    T. Boone Pickens sees companies exporting natural gas and importing oil from OPEC, saying, "We’re gonna go down as the dumbest crowd in history that’s ever come to town."

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    T. Boone Pickens sees "overwhelming" federal approval, and soon, of the bill he backs promoting natural gas development.

  • Trucking Ahead on Energy

    Boone Pickens, BP Capital Mgmt. founder & CEO, warns that oil prices could rise further. He is going to Capitol Hill today to showcase trucks and cars powered by natural gas.

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    The bullish drivers behind oil—the Mid-East crisis, weaker dollar and low interest rates—are not slowing down and that means the probability of a black gold rush should continue. But while events drive this commodity every higher over the short term, will the spike continue over the long term?

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    If you listen closely enough, you can hear the stagflation storm brewing across the economy. It’s the sound of rising prices and weak economic growth conspiring to create the Federal Reserve’s worst enemy.

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    President Obama's overtures about ridding the US of dependence on foreign oil were encouraging but should have gone further, energy financier T. Boone Pickens told CNBC.

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    Natural-gas powered vehicles have taken a backseat to hybrids and electric ones, but proponents say they are a natural fit with America's energy supply. What's now a novelty could become a viable alternative with the right infrastructure and government incentives in place.

  • Touting his energy plan to get America off foreign oil, financier T. Boone Pickens told CNBC Wednesday  that the U.S. is importing oil from its "enemies."

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    The massive oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico has sparked more talk of a move to clean energy, and billionaire energy investor Boone Pickens, founder of BP Capital Management, is among those calling for action.

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    It's possible that the current oil leaking into the Gulf of Mexico could last a year, said oilman T. Boone Pickins, citing similar leaks.

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    The legendary oilman discusses the possibility for sky-high crude prices, the potential of natural gas and BP’s spill in the Gulf of Mexico.

  • The Senate may take its usual scalpel to the bill, but Andrew Littlefair thinks his company will make the final cut.

  • Cramer thinks next week's jobs report will show more people are getting hired and the DOW will rise. So how will individual stocks fare? Here's his day-by-day breakdown.

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    A proposal to use more US natural gas instead of foreign oil is making "great strides" and will likely be passed by Congress by year-end, T. Boone Pickens, founder and CEO of BP Capital told CNBC.

  • The US would be making a monumental mistake if it does not begin to utilize one of its most prevalent energy resources, natural gas, oil tycoon Boone Pickens, told CNBC Thursday.