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Pickens, 79, said he may not make future trips to China.

“I don’t know at my age if I want to be making many more trips from Texas to Beijing or Shanghai,” Pickens said. “Now, Andrew (Littlefair) can do that, but I don’t think I want to. That’s a long way to come to make a deal.”

Littlefair is president and CEO of Clean Energy Fuels.

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