News and Updates

My own experience aside, Canada-U.S. energy co-operation is vital

  • October 27, 2015

The following opinion piece by T. Boone Pickens originally appeared on The Globe and Mail. A few years ago, I launched the Pickens Plan in order to help free North America of its Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries oil dependence, a clear threat to our economic and national security interests. That dependence was, and remains, Continue Reading

T. Boone Pickens talks with economist Stephen Moore

  • October 22, 2015

The Pickens Podcast has a real treat in this edition: My special guest, Stephen Moore. Stephen is one of the most respected economists in the nation. But, he also has hands-on experience dealing with both the Executive and Legislative branches of the Federal government. He is currently the Distinguished Visiting Fellow, Project for Economic Growth, Continue Reading

Boone on CNBC: I underestimated OPEC’s determination to keep the flow of oil under their control

  • October 8, 2015

T. Boone Pickens visited CNBC this morning to discuss OPEC and oil prices. Watch clips from his appearance: Russia ‘new sheriff’ in Mideast Why I’m standing by $70 oil by year end The following opinion piece by Boone was also published on during his appearance. The problem with my $70 oil call By T. Continue Reading

Talking energy and politics with Alex Castellanos

  • September 24, 2015

For the latest edition of my podcast, I talk energy and politics with long-time political analyst and campaign expert, Alex Castellanos. Alex is a Republican who has teamed up with a well-known Democrat to establish “Purple Strategies” (combining GOP Red and Democrat Blue) to help find new solutions to old problems. Download the podcast and Continue Reading

T. Boone Pickens talks to Dr. Arthur Herman of the Hudson Institute

  • September 10, 2015

T. Boone Pickens and the Hudson Institute’s Dr. Arthur Herman talk about the enormous impact hydraulic fracturing and horizontal drilling have had on OPEC and the world economy in general. They also explore how fracking is affecting Russia’s economy and Putin’s view of the United States. The conversation includes discussion of the Keystone Pipeline and Continue Reading

McFarlane: Worried about Iran? Keep oil prices low.

  • August 13, 2015

My latest podcast has been posted and is ready for you to enjoy. This one is with Robert “Bud” McFarlane who has been one of our nation’s foremost experts on foreign policy since he served as a senior member of the Senate Armed Services Committee staff. McFarlane then became President Reagan’s National Security Adviser. In Continue Reading

My conversation with Congressman Michael McCaul

  • August 3, 2015

Army: We are continuing our Pickens Podcast series. I recently had a fascinating conversation with Congressman Mike McCaul, Chairman of the House Homeland Security Committee. Watch the video or download the podcast on AudioBoom or iTunes. He’s a very smart guy who understands the relationship between oil & gas and our national security. Send the Continue Reading

T. Boone Pickens Podcast Episode 8: Congressman Michael McCaul

  • July 31, 2015

The Honorable Michael McCaul represents the tenth district in Texas and serves as the Chairman of the House Committee on Homeland Security. Congressman McCaul shares his thoughts on the deep connections between energy and security in a freewheeling and engaging conversation with T. Boone Pickens. Continue Reading

Middle East Oil – Terrorism’s Fuel of Choice

  • July 22, 2015

T. Boone Pickens recently spoke with Brigitte Gabriel of Act for America for an episode of his podcast. Here are five key takeaways from their discussion. Middle East oil funds terrorism. It’s that simple. No one denies that ISIS, Al Qaeda, Al-Shabaab, and other terrorist organizations sell oil, steal oil, and get paid off in Continue Reading