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2009-08-06 09:52:00

WASHINGTON, Aug. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- A nationwide education effort to promote the ways propane can help cut greenhouse gas emissions, improve air quality, lower energy costs, and reduce America's dependence on foreign oil was announced today by the propane industry. Led by the Propane Education & Research Council (PERC), the goal is to inform the country of how expanding the use of propane could begin cutting emissions of greenhouse gases immediately. "Significant and swift progress...

2009-08-06 08:00:00

Debate-Shaping, On-Demand Network to Capture Robust Energy Policy Discussion As It Happens WASHINGTON, Aug. 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Committed to delivering real-time coverage of the most pressing energy and environment news of the day, Clean Skies today announced plans to stream live from the National Clean Energy Summit 2.0: Jobs and the New Economy on Monday, August 10 in Las Vegas. Created by Senate Major Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.), the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, and the...

2009-07-30 14:55:04

Billionaire T. Boone Pickens has returned a concrete slab bearing his childhood signature to the Oklahoma driveway from which it was taken. Pickens had a crew remove the slab from the Holdenville home, which once belonged to his grandmother, in early July and the current owner of the property immediately demanded its return, The Oklahoman reported Thursday. The slab is back where it began, but Mayor Jack Barrett, who contends the slab is a piece of Holdenville history and was placed in a...

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2009-07-23 14:55:00

Texas billionaire T. Boone Pickens said he took a slab of driveway concrete bearing his signature from an Oklahoma home for sentimental reasons. Pickens, 81, admitted taking the concrete June 18 from a Holdenville home that once belonged to his grandmother after the homeowner, David McCart, reported the slab had been taken from his driveway, The Oklahoman reported Thursday. I was sad, and felt a desire to protect what cherished memories I could, most notably the cement that I etched my name...

2009-07-14 13:55:12

An Oklahoma man who owns a house bearing the signature of T. Boone Pickens on its driveway said a crew working for the oil tycoon removed the concrete slab. David McCart, who owns and maintains the unoccupied house in Holdenville, said he stopped by June 22 to mow the lawn and discovered a chunk of concrete bearing Pickens' signature had been cut out of the driveway and removed, The Oklahoman reported Tuesday. I was in shock and started talking to my neighbors. I couldn't imagine who would...

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2009-07-08 10:35:00

Billionaire U.S. oilman T. Boone Pickens says he is putting aside plans to build the world's biggest wind turbine farm in the Texas Panhandle. Jay Rosser, a spokesman for Pickens's BP Capital Management, said the ambitious, $10 billion effort has been shelved for the time being because of a tight credit market and because electric utilities are opting to build natural gas-fired generators at a time of low gas prices, The Washington Post reported Wednesday. Boone still remains committed and...

2009-06-29 13:27:00

NEWTOWN SQUARE, Pa., June 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Project Management Institute (PMI), the leading association for project management, announces T. Boone Pickens will be featured as the keynote speaker for PMI(R) Global Congress 2009 - North America to be held 10-13 October in Orlando, Florida. T. Boone Pickens is one of the nation's most successful businessmen. He founded the nation's largest independent oil company, Mesa Petroleum, and later reinvented himself in his 70s as one of...

2009-04-27 15:26:00

Messaging, strategy and web design drive the successful Pickens Plan Campaign and result in special recognition at the 2009 Pollie Awards SEATTLE, April 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Gogerty Marriott and Mercury's work has been recognized by the Association of Political Consultants and Public Affairs Professionals by awarding the Pickens Plan the 2009 Pollie Award for Best Public Affairs Campaign of the Year. Award winners were announced in late March at the 2009 Pollie Awards and Conference in...

2009-03-27 13:52:00

Company Encourages Employees and Suppliers to Promote Energy Efficiency in Homes and Commercial Buildings to Achieve U.S. Energy Independence TOLEDO, Ohio, March 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Owens Corning, a world leader in building materials and glass fiber reinforcements, today announced its support for T. Boone Pickens' Virtual March on WashingtonApril 1 - 3, an effort to achieve energy efficiency and independence while reducing America's dependence on foreign oil. Owens Corning, the...

2009-03-19 12:00:00

COLUMBUS, Ohio, March 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Michael G. Morris, American Electric Power (NYSE: AEP) chairman, president and chief executive officer, will be joined by oil and gas industry veteran T. Boone Pickens for a town hall meeting to discuss the need to modernize and expand the electricity grid, tap into alternative energy sources and reduce the nation's dependence on foreign oil. The 90-minute meeting will begin at 1 p.m. Tuesday at the Greater Columbus Convention Center, 400...


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