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  • Will CNG Vehicles Beat Out Electric Cars? Monday, 5 Mar 2012 | 6:07 PM ET

    One energy company’s CEO is betting on natural gas — by giving its employees vehicles that run on it.

  • T. Boone Pickens: Natural Gas a Game-Changer Wednesday, 15 Feb 2012 | 7:05 PM ET
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    The best energy bet for the United States amid rising crude prices might lay in natural gas, billionaire oilman T. Boone Pickens said Wednesday.

  • Pickens: Cheapest Energy in World in U.S.  Wednesday, 15 Feb 2012 | 5:15 PM ET

    "We're a country awash in natural gas," says Boone Pickens, BP Capital Management.

  • Navistar, Pickens Group in Natural Gas Truck Deal Wednesday, 1 Feb 2012 | 12:02 PM ET
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    Clean Energy Fuels, noted investor T. Boone Pickens' natural gas distribution vehicle, got more gas Wednesday when Navistar International said it would start making truck engines that use alternative fuels.

  • 'We're Complete Fools' for Cancelling Pipeline: Pickens Wednesday, 18 Jan 2012 | 3:26 PM ET

    "We're complete fools" for scuttling the Keystone Pipeline because it would've brought energy security to the US, well-known oilman T. Boone Pickens told CNBC.

  • Keystone Decision a Gift to OPEC: Boone Pickens  Wednesday, 18 Jan 2012 | 2:57 PM ET

    Boone Pickens, founder & chairman of BP Capital management, says the Obama administration's rejection of the Keystone Pipeline is a missed opportunity for job creation and energy security.

  • Most 20-year-olds wouldn't have the nerve to cold call billionaire energy tycoon T. Boone Pickens once. But when Joseph Maddalone was that age, he called Picken's office everyday for 30 days until he finally got an answer.

  • Pickens Jobs Plan  Friday, 14 Oct 2011 | 2:02 PM ET

    T. Boone Pickens, BP Capital Management, says the government is being short-sighted when it comes to creating jobs, and lays out his plan to create half a million jobs in the oil and gas industry.

  • Lawmakers don't understand America has the resources to break free from foreign oil, billionaire energy investor T. Boone Pickens told Cramer.

  • T. Boone Pickens Talks Energy  Wednesday, 24 Aug 2011 | 6:30 PM ET

    T. Boone Pickens speaks to Mad Money host Jim Cramer about alternative energy sources.

  • Chesapeake Energy is spending $1 billion on a three-pronged plan to  "break the headlock" of OPEC oil dependency, CEO Aubrey McClendon told CNBC Tuesday.

  • First Jobs of CEOs Tuesday, 31 May 2011 | 10:05 AM ET
    It is probably hard to imagine Exxon Mobil CEO Rex Tillerson babysitting, or James Dimon of J.P. Morgan Chase cooking French fries. While neither one of those men ever held those particular jobs, many of the wealthiest and most powerful CEOs in the world earned their first paychecks by delivering newspapers, mowing lawns or waiting tables. After all, everyone has to start somewhere. Click ahead to see the first jobs held by some of today’s most powerful CEOs.

    Many of the wealthiest and most powerful CEOs in the world earned their first paychecks by delivering newspapers, mowing lawns or waiting tables. Learn more.

  • We're Fueling Terrorism by Paying OPEC: Pickens Friday, 27 May 2011 | 10:59 AM ET

    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."

  • Pickens Sees Quick Passage of NatGas Bill In US House Thursday, 14 Apr 2011 | 12:48 PM ET
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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  Wednesday, 13 Apr 2011 | 7:22 AM ET

    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.

  • NUS Consulting Group: Oil Is at a Tipping Point Monday, 4 Apr 2011 | 12:42 PM ET

    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?

  • It might be jumping the gun, the "Mad Money" host said. Here's why.

  • Oil Barrels

    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.

  • What's On: Boone Pickens, Oil Companies and $180 Oil Friday, 25 Feb 2011 | 8:33 AM ET

    See what's happening, who's talking and what will be making headlines on Friday's Squawk on the Street.

  • America's Top Charitable Donors of 2010 Tuesday, 15 Feb 2011 | 10:34 AM ET
    Despite more than 50 billionaires announcing last year they would devote at least half of their wealth to charity, few made big gifts in 2010, according to a new ranking of the  in America by The Chronicle of Philanthropy.The three biggest names in philanthropy—Bill and Melinda Gates and Warren Buffett—don’t appear in the rankings because the money they gave in 2010 ($46.4 million and $1.9 billion, respectively) was to pay off pledges announced in previous years. The list includes only new pledg

    Click to see 2010's top 10 U.S. philanthropists, as ranked by The Chronicle of Philanthropy.