News and Updates

Boone on Bloomberg GO: Watch Out for Recession

  • February 5, 2016

T. Boone Pickens discusses the U.S. economy, risk of recession and the price and production of oil. Continue Reading

Boone on CNBC's Squawk Box: Oil already bottomed, here's what's next

  • February 1, 2016

Oilman Boone Pickens said Monday U.S. crude hit bottom at just above $26 per barrel, and based on history, prices should double within 12 months. Continue Reading

Help me get the White House focused on energy issues today

  • January 13, 2016

Army: President Barack Obama’s final State of the Union address has been delivered. It was woefully short, as I expected it would be, on energy policy. Today, we have an opportunity to help focus the White House’s attention. From 2 to 3 pm Eastern time on Wednesday, January 13, submit your questions on Energy to Continue Reading

My Hope for the State of the Union

  • January 12, 2016

Official White House photo by Pete Souza I hope President Barack Obama, in his State of the Union Address, announces an energy plan that will help restart the world’s economies in 2016. I don’t have much confidence that will happen – every president since Nixon has promised an energy plan and not delivered one – Continue Reading

Boone Pickens to Jim Cramer on Mad Money: Oil is close to bottoming

  • January 7, 2016

T. Boone Pickens appeared on CBNC’s Mad Money with Jim Cramer to talk about the future of energy for the United States in light of the current market and state of global affairs. “Close to the bottom. I was just a year off. We will be back to $70 to $75 by the end of Continue Reading

My conversation with free enterprise guardian, Steve Forbes

  • December 14, 2015

As the Chairman and CEO of Forbes Media, Steve Forbes has directed what was a highly influential magazine into the 21st century by becoming a global multi-media enterprise. In between authoring best-selling books and sitting on the boards of important institutions such as the Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, the Heritage Foundation, and the Ronald Reagan Presidential Continue Reading

T. Boone Pickens talks Energy, Security and Shop with Carl Icahn

  • December 3, 2015

This week’s Pickens Podcast is a conversation with Carl Icahn. Carl and Boone were pioneers in the corporate restructuring and shareholder rights movement dating back to the 1980s. Continue Reading

Pickens Talks Energy, Security and Shop With Longtime Friend and Financial Legend Carl Icahn on Pickens Podcast

(Dallas, TX, December 3, 2015) Boone Pickens, in his continuing podcast series, sat down with legendary businessman and activist shareholder, Carl Icahn, where the two men discussed energy security, including the effect of Saudi oil exports on America’s production, Carl’s views on the markets and much more. Excerpts of his interview with Icahn ran this Continue Reading

“No” is not an Energy Plan

  • November 12, 2015

There’s a question I get often when it comes to leadership. The question is this: “What makes a great leader?” It’s simple. Be willing to make decisions and accept the consequences. Take into account all the information available, and make a call. That’s the most important quality in a good leader. Don’t fall victim to Continue Reading

Former Secretary of Defense Bob Gates and T. Boone Pickens discuss national security

  • November 10, 2015

The latest Pickens Podcast features one of the most dedicated public servants of the past 40 years: Former Secretary of Defense Bob Gates. Secretary Gates was Director of Central Intelligence under President George W. Bush, then Defense Secretary under both George W. Bush and Barack Obama. He is a recipient of the Presidential Medal of Continue Reading