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2011-07-21 08:00:00

HOUSTON, July 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- T. Boone Pickens, high-profile energy entrepreneur, billionaire investor and author of the 'Pickens Plan' promoting domestic energy supplies, will deliver the featured luncheon address Wednesday, November 16, at Hart Energy's 3rd annual DUG(TM) East conference and exhibition. Pickens joins a roster of esteemed government and industry speakers at the event, including: Bob Perciasepe, Deputy Administrator, U.S. EPA John P. Surma, Chairman and CEO,...

2011-07-01 13:46:00

DALLAS, July 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Mesa Power Group said today it is pleased with a decision by the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission to grant a certificate of need and site permit for the Goodhue Wind Project. The decision paves the way for the development, construction and operation of a 78 megawatt wind farm in Goodhue County, Minnesota. "This is an important milestone for our Minnesota project," said T. Boone Pickens, who founded Mesa Power Group to help lead the development of...

2011-05-05 14:23:00

SAN DIEGO, May 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Royale Energy, Inc. (NASDAQ:ROYL) announced that the latest in its series of Energy Summit Conferences will be held September 15-17, 2011 in Santa Barbara, California. Michael Reagan, son of Ronald Reagan, will be the keynote speaker at the event to be held at the beautiful Bacara Resort. The event will feature special guests addressing a variety of important topics including an in-depth view of the opportunities afforded in today's natural gas...

2011-04-14 07:43:00

STAMFORD, Conn., April 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Penton Media's WasteExpo is proud to announce that T. Boone Pickens, founder of Mesa Petroleum, BP Capital and Clean Energy, will make the Keynote Address at this year's WasteExpo, which will be held May 9-12 at the Dallas Convention Center in Dallas, Texas. The Keynote Address at WasteExpo will be held on Wednesday, May 11, at 9 a.m. Mr. Pickens' address will be on the topic "Solving Our Costly and Dangerous Dependence on OPEC Oil." The...

2011-04-13 16:10:00

WASHINGTON, April 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Flanked on either side by more than a dozen natural gas-powered vehicles--ranging from passenger cars to 18 wheelers--renowned entrepreneur and energy icon T. Boone Pickens urged his fellow Americans and Congressional leaders "to look to America's clean, abundant and affordable natural gas reserves as the key to our energy future." To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click:...

2011-04-07 16:00:00

SANFORD, Texas, April 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Officials from Mesa Water and the Canadian River Municipal Water Authority (CRMWA) announced today that they have reached a preliminary agreement on the terms of a deal that would result in a sale to CRMWA of approximately 211,000 surface acres of water rights currently owned or controlled by T. Boone Pickens and Mesa Water. "We are pleased to have reached this point with Mesa Water," said Norman Wright, President, CRMWA Board of Directors....

2011-04-07 06:55:00

WASHINGTON, April 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Advocates of the T. Boone Pickens-backed NAT GAS Act have again introduced legislation that singles out only one alternative - natural gas - for federal incentives while excluding all other alternative fuels. The New Alternative Transportation to Give Americans Solutions Act (NAT GAS) will, if passed as written, represent a one-sided victory for the Pickens Plan that blatantly excludes other American-made vehicle fuel alternatives such as propane...

2011-03-01 12:57:00

Media Mogul and Texas Billionaire Turn to Renewable Sources to Roll Back U.S. Oil Dependence, April 19 WASHINGTON, March 1, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Ted Turner, CEO of Turner Enterprises, will face off with T. Boone Pickens, CEO of BP Capital Management, at a National Press Club Speakers Luncheon, April 19. Mr. Turner will discuss renewable and alternative energy, his most recent solar projects in New Mexico and Atlanta, climate change, and nuclear disarmament. Mr. Pickens will...

2011-02-17 06:35:00

SAN DIEGO, Feb. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Wind Power industry appears to be poised for new period of growth after very nearly becoming a victim of its own success. In the boom years of the early 2000s thousands of new wind turbines were installed. But, by 2008, the nation's aging electric grid became so overwhelmed many wind projects were cancelled - notably T. Boone Pickens' ambitious $10 billion project near Pampa, TX. Fast forward to 2011 and the critical transmission upgrades...


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