News and Updates

How to Make America Great Again with Domestic Energy Resources

  • January 16, 2017

America is in the midst of an energy renaissance, and President Trump will have the opportunity to set the nation on a course toward self-sufficiency – our situation is good. Instead of predictions about the future, I offer my advice on how to make it great. Continue Reading

Statement from T. Boone Pickens on Former Texas Governor as Pick for U.S. Secretary of Energy

  • December 14, 2016

Rick Perry is a friend. He was a great Texas governor, and I believe he will be a great Secretary of Energy. Continue Reading

A wide-ranging conversation with Joe Nocera

  • December 1, 2016

New York Times reporter Joe Nocera joined me for this week’s episode of the Pickens Podcast. Among the many subjects Joe has written about is the importance of natural gas. Continue Reading

We Can’t Ignore the Importance of Energy. Thankfully Senator Burr Isn’t.

  • November 2, 2016

The price of gasoline and oil is low, so we don't need to worry about energy policy, right? Wrong. Continue Reading

Higher Education – Who Should Pay For It?

  • October 27, 2016

Higher Education: Why is it important and who should pay for it? I went into this discussion with Jack DeGioia, President of Georgetown University, and Eduardo Padrón, President of Miami-Dade College. These two college presidents had the tough task of trying to convince me that a college education should be available to any student that wants one. They came pretty close. Continue Reading

A Service Academy for Civilians?

  • October 17, 2016

Legendary journalist Tom Brokaw and Arizona State University President Michael Crow have come up with a concept that deserves your attention. It’s certainly got mine. Continue Reading

FedEx and Clean Energy Celebrate New CNG Station in Oklahoma City

  • October 16, 2016

OKLAHOMA CITY, OKLAHOMA. – October 11, 2016 – The leaders of FedEx Corp, Clean Energy Fuels Corp., (NASDAQ: CLNE) and the State of Oklahoma cut a giant ribbon today to officially open a state-of-the art compressed natural gas (CNG) station that will allow over 100 FedEx Freight Class 8 trucks to use the convenience of Continue Reading

Brokaw and Crow on Civilian Leadership

  • October 7, 2016

Legendary journalist Tom Brokaw and Michael Crow, President of Arizona State University, are my guests on this episode of the Pickens Podcast. They have teamed up to build a world-class Public Service Academy to create a next-gen class of young Americans who want to change the arc of civilian service to America. Continue Reading

Presidential Debate Preview with Jane Harman

  • September 23, 2016

Get ready for a great conversation with Jane Harman, who served nine terms in Congress and is now president of the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars in Washington, D.C. Continue Reading

Get smart on transportation and energy issues before Election Day!

  • September 21, 2016

In case you missed it, earlier this week T. Boone Pickens participated in a Transport Topics discussion presented by American Trucking Associations and Securing America’s Future Energy. The webcast featured Boone along with FedEx’s Fred Smith and Natural Gas Vehicles for America’s Matt Godlewski. Listening to this insightful conversation is a great way to quickly Continue Reading