News and Updates

Quotes of the Day

  • July 22, 2008

After his appearance today before the Senate Homeland Security and Government Affairs Committee, T. Boone is the talk of Washington D.C. Here’s what some notables are saying. Sen. Joe Lieberman (I-Connecticut): Pickens is somebody who’s in the oil business. He arrived in time to tell us we can’t drill our way out of this problem. He’s for Continue Reading

Tuesday Media Hoedown

You may have heard a little something about the Pickens Plan today. T. Boone was asked to appear today before the Senate Homeland Security and Government Affairs Committee to talk about America’s oil addiction and the Pickens Plan. As soon as a transcript is available we’ll slap it up here on the blog, but in Continue Reading

Pickens in the News

  • July 21, 2008

A brief write-up of the Pickens Plan in The Hill: When T. Boone Pickens discusses energy policy with Democrats and Republicans this week, neither side may like all that they hear. With average gasoline prices above $4 a gallon, energy issues have come to dominate the legislative debate this summer and both parties have sought Continue Reading

Pickens Before the Senate

Tuesday will be a busy day for T. Boone. Not only will he be meeting with the House Dem Caucus to discuss the Pickens Plan, he’ll also appear before the Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Government Affairs. Continue Reading

Pickens in the News

T. Boone brought his Pickens Plan to the readers of the New York Daily News this weekend. Here’s a sample: Most New Yorkers remember the old national debt clock in Times Square. It ticked upward every second to show how deep in debt our country was growing – to awaken Americans to a crisis. We’ve got Continue Reading

Pickens on the Airwaves

  • July 18, 2008

T. Boone was interviewed for “National Journal On Air” today. Here’s the full transcript. Continue Reading

Mr. Pickens Goes to Washington

T. Boone Pickens will bring his Pickens Plan directly to the House Democratic Caucus next Tuesday, July 22. Continue Reading

Today in Progress

Courtesy of the great state of Texas. From the Washington Post: Texas, headquarters of America’s oil industry, is about to stake a fortune on wind power. In what experts say is the biggest investment in the clean and renewable energy in U.S. history, utility officials in the Lone Star State gave preliminary approval Thursday to Continue Reading

The Daily Pickens

From an editorial in Beloit Daily News out of Florida: SOME READERS may have seen the television ads aired by legendary oilman T. Boone Pickens. Here are the key numbers he points out. In 1970 America imported 24 percent of its oil; today it’s about 70 percent and growing every day. The U.S. sends about Continue Reading