News and Updates

Shreveport Town Hall Postponed

  • August 30, 2008

Due to Hurricane Gustav, next Friday’s T. Boone Town Hall has been postponed. We’ll let you know as soon as it’s been re-scheduled. Continue Reading


T. Boone was interviewed by Glenn Reynolds (Instapundit) and Helen Smith (Dr. Helen) for The Glenn and Helen Show. Download the podcast. Continue Reading

Sen. Obama’s Energy Policy

  • August 29, 2008

In his acceptance speech last night, Senator Barack Obama spent a considerable amount of time talking about his energy policy–a policy which included much of the Pickens Plan. Obama stated, “In ten years we will finally end our dependence on oil from the Middle East.” He added, “As President, I will tap our natural gas Continue Reading

Next T. Boone Town Hall Announced — Updated

UPDATE: Due to Hurricane Gustav the town hall has been postponed. We’ll let you know when it’s been re-scheduled. Next Friday, T. Boone will be traveling to Shreveport, Louisiana for another T. Boone Town Hall. Here’s the specifics: Where: The Shreveport Convention Center. When: Friday, September 5 at 10 am CT (doors at 9:40 a.m.) Continue Reading

Energy on Everyone’s Mind in Denver

  • August 28, 2008

Speeches at the Democratic National Convention–although they are predictably highly partisan (as will be the speeches at the Republican Convention next week)–all have a thread which weaves through them: energy. The convention speech of Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid was a call for energy independence. Senator Reid has it in his power, as Majority Leader, Continue Reading

40 Years With No Plan

Wayne Slater, senior political writer for the Dallas Morning News and co-author of the book Bush’s Brain, caught T. Boone’s appearance yesterday on a panel at the Democratic National Convention. From his write-up: Four years ago, Mr. Pickens and two other Texas billionaires bankrolled the devastatingly effective Swift Boat Veterans for Truth attack on the Continue Reading

NBC, the Pickens Plan, and the Army

On Wednesday the Pickens Plan Army engaged in a battle against NBC. The network had refused to run our 15-second ad talking about how Iran–IRAN–is moving quickly to CNG-powered vehicles so they can free up their oil to sell it to us at $120 per barrel. Guess what: We won the battle! By Wednesday evening, Continue Reading

Too Hot For NBC — Updated! See Below!

  • August 27, 2008

We have four new ads which are either on the air, or ready to go on the air. The ads have been “cleared” by every network… except for NBC which has refused to clear a :15 second ad about Iran. In the ad Boone talks about how the Iranians are moving quickly to vehicles powered Continue Reading

"Some of you have seen this ad from T. Boone Pickens…"

Yesterday, Senator Barack Obama was on a campaign stop in Kansas City, MO. During his speech, he mentioned a name you might have heard before: …I think we need to increase domestic production. There are untapped oil reserves here in the United States, we should tap them. But here’s the truth. Some of you have Continue Reading

"More Pickens Boldness"

  • August 26, 2008

From an article on the Huffington Post by Marguerite Manteau-Rao: T. Boone Pickens is the first to present us with a real plan, big enough to capture our imagination. You may not entirely agree with his plan or his political views, but there is no denying the power of his can do attitude, with the Continue Reading