News and Updates

Tony Robbins interviews T. Boone Pickens for a special Pickens Podcast episode

  • May 16, 2016

This week’s Pickens Podcast is a bit of a departure from the previous 27 episodes. My good friend, world famous motivational speaker and philanthropist, Tony Robbins, interviewed me for one of his programs. Our discussion centered around business and energy. I told the group that I’m 87 now (88 in a few days) and I’ve Continue Reading

America's Future Natural Gas Economy: T. Boone Pickens and Arthur Herman

  • May 12, 2016

T. Boone Pickens was the featured guest at the Hudson Institute in Washington, DC for a conversation hosted by Arthur Herman. This conversation is well worth watching because of the historical nature of the oil and gas industry through which Boone leads the audience. This is fact-filled but also generous with the famous Boone Pickens Continue Reading

T. Boone Pickens' interview on NPR's "All Things Considered"

  • May 9, 2016

T. Boone Pickens was interviewed for the weekend edition of NPR’s “All Things Considered.” The interview aired nationally yesterday, and it captures Boone’s thoughts on energy and the presidential race. Following is the transcript of the conversation which you can listen to here. MICHEL MARTIN, HOST: I wanted to ask you – recently, you made Continue Reading

Yahoo Finance Editor-in-Chief Andy Serwer and T. Boone Pickens discuss the changing news business

  • May 5, 2016

This week’s Pickens Podcast is a wide-ranging discussion with the Editor-in-Chief of Yahoo! Finance, Andy Serwer. We discussed everything from the changing news business to energy to the Presidential campaign. Continue Reading

T. Boone Pickens' conversation with RealClearPolitics' Carl Cannon

  • April 28, 2016

This weekend, all of Washington will be celebrating the White House Correspondents' Association at their annual dinner. To honor the work of journalists in D.C., this week I am hosting Carl Cannon, Washington Bureau Chief and Executive Editor for RealClearPolitics.com, one of the most respected news websites in America. For this episode of the Pickens Podcast, we discuss the state of politics in America today, as well as my favorite topic: energy. Continue Reading

Get Ready for a Recession

  • April 25, 2016

Larry Lindsey is a brilliant economist. He has served two presidents and was the director of the National Economic Council. He’s also a great friend of mine and the author of a new book, Conspiracies of the Ruling Class: How to Break Their Grip Forever. Here are five of Larry’s insights you’ll gain from listening Continue Reading

Let's Make OPEC Irrelevant, Not Just Laughable

  • April 22, 2016

Nearly 40 years ago, OPEC nations met and brought America to her knees overnight. Long gasoline lines. Gasoline prices skyrocketed. Crippling economic conditions. Nearly two generations have passed since then. That translates to 185 million Americans – more than half of all Americans – who have never experienced that hardship or challenge. But those of Continue Reading

T. Boone Pickens talks with Economic Advisor Larry Lindsey

  • April 21, 2016

Larry Lindsey, one of the greatest economic minds in the nation, and author of “Conspiracies of the Ruling Class,” a New York Times bestseller, said on this week’s Pickens Podcast that “we’re in the 7th year of a slow expansion. We may be running out of time before the next recession – maybe not next Continue Reading

Oklahoma Legislature: Don't Repeal Clean-Burning Motor Vehicle Fuel and Property Tax Credits

  • April 19, 2016

Oklahoma Army: Oklahoma, like other oil and gas producing states, has been hit hard by the steep decline in natural gas and oil prices. Hundreds of thousands of oil and gas jobs have been lost, and state budgets are being strained by the resulting declines in tax revenues. Tough choices are being made. But we Continue Reading

A chat with political operative Ed Rollins

  • April 14, 2016

The latest Pickens Podcast features a candid chat with Ed Rollins, one of the most interesting and accomplished political operatives of the past three decades, who, when talking about the 2016 Presidential election, said, “There’s never been a race like this one. The closest was the 1976 campaign between President Gerald Ford and Governor Ronald Continue Reading