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Who would have guessed that billionaire oilman T. Boone Pickens and Sierra Club executive director Carl Pope would ever see eye to eye? That seems to be what happened last week in Denver, when these strange bedfellows agreed that the Pickens Plan for energy development was a good idea.
By Copyright 2008 Albuquerque Journal By John Fleck Journal Staff Writer The wind blowing across the plains of eastern New Mexico is like a vast oil field, a supply of energy just waiting to be tapped.
By Journal Staff Report Former oil and gas developer T. Boone Pickens will visit Albuquerque on Wednesday to discuss the Pickens Plan, his proposed solution for ending the United States' dependence on foreign oil.
By Tapan Munroe When billionaire Texas oilman, T. Boone Pickens, talks about the role of wind power in our energy future, I listen. His concern about our energy predicament is a patriotic one. He is very concerned about the huge transfer of wealth ($700 billion a year) from the U.S.
Have you noticed that the folks who advocate ending our dependence on foreign oil call for unfettered drilling and more nuclear power? The truth is that less than 2 percent of our electricity comes from oil. More nuclear power will do nothing to end our reliance on foreign oil.
Oil man T. Boone Pickens' plan to boost renewable energy sources to curb U.S. oil dependence is unrealistic, some energy experts say. The San Francisco Chronicle reported Monday that Pickens' plan would substitute one expensive fossil fuel for another -- oil for natural gas.
By Clifford Krauss The best deal on fuel in the United States right now might be here in Utah, where people are waiting in lines to pay the equivalent of 87 cents a gallon. Demand is so strong at rush hour that fuel runs low, and some days people can pump only half a tank.
By Reuters HOUSTON (Reuters) - You've seen T. Boone Pickens on "Larry King Live," watched his commercials exalting the "Pickens Plan" to build windmills and listened to him warn of a looming energy crisis.
By Anonymous As they have throughout history, high oil prices are evoking calls for new patterns of energy supply and use. The response comes naturally to markets and politics, unleashing the creative potential those systems represent.
Today T. Boone Pickens released the following letter sent to NBC Universal CEO and President Jeff Zucker, describing his disappointment in the network's decision not to run the latest Pickens Plan ad, entitled "Iran," one in a series of non-partisan ads Mr.
- A gift; a largess; a gratuity; a present; a dole.