News and Updates

Squawking with Pickens

  • August 8, 2008

T. Boone appeared on CNBC’s morning business show “Squawk Box” yesterday to give an update on the Pickens Plan. If you missed it, the video has been uploaded in two parts: here’s part one, and here’s part two. Continue Reading

T. Boone on TV

  • August 7, 2008

T. Boone will be talking the Pickens Plan on CNBC’s morning business show “Squawk Box” tomorrow. He’s scheduled to appear at 8:30 am eastern. Coincidentally, tomorrow also marks one month since the Pickens Plan was officially launched. We’ve made amazing progress in a short amount of time, but we’ve got a long way to go Continue Reading

Pickens Plan Supporters Aren't Just Passionate, They're Creative

This video, which does a beautiful job of capturing what the Pickens Plan is all about, was posted on by Kathy Lee Hart. It features members of the group Actors, Directors, and Production Arts for the Pickens Plan. Find more videos like this on PickensPlan Continue Reading

Two More T. Boone Town Halls!

First he went to Topeka, Kansas. Then he traveled to Lamar, Colorado. Now T. Boone Pickens is bringing the Pickens Plan to McAlester, Oklahoma and Le Mars, Iowa. The McAlester town hall is happening next Wednesday, August 13, at the Southeast Expo Center. Doors open at 9 am; T. Boone takes the stage at 9:30. Continue Reading

Media Coverage of the Lamar Town Hall

From the Denver Post: T. Boone Pickens swooped into Colorado for the second time in the past month Wednesday, drumming up support for his plan to cut the country’s foreign-oil dependency. A standing-room crowd of about 375 at the Elks Lodge warmly welcomed the 80-year-old Texas oil-and-gas tycoon, applauding his entrance before an official introduction. Continue Reading

A Report From the Lamar Town Hall

  • August 6, 2008

A blogger who attended today’s T. Boone Town Hall in Lamar, Colorado, has posted this report: Turnout was huge here in Lamar for the “T. Boone Town Hall”. The doors were to open at 11:30, but when I arrived at 11:40 I found disappointed townsfolk trudging away. The Elks Lodge was already full! It wasn’t Continue Reading

Last Night's Larry King Live Appearance

  • August 5, 2008

If you missed T. Boone’s sit-down with Larry King last night, here’s a link to video of the interview. T. Boone appears around six minutes in. Or, if you prefer to read instead of watch, a transcript can be found here. Update: Larry King himself weighed in on the sensibility of the Pickens Plan in Continue Reading

In Response to Today's Energy Speech From Sen. Barack Obama

  • August 4, 2008

T. BOONE PICKENS STATEMENT ON U.S. SENATOR BARACK OBAMA’S (D-IL) SPEECH ON U.S. ENERGY POLICY Dallas, TX, August 4, 2008 – Below is that statement of T. Boone Pickens on U.S. Senator Barack Obama’s (D-IL) speech on U.S. national energy policy: “I’m strongly encouraged by Senator Obama’s speech on America’s energy future. Foreign oil is Continue Reading

Video of the Topeka Town Hall

As promised earlier, here’s video of last week’s T. Boone Town Hall in Topeka, Kansas. Continue Reading

Announcing the Next T. Boone Town Hall!

Last week, over 1,000 people descended upon the Heritage Hall in Topeka, Kansas, for the first T. Boone Town Hall.  This Wednesday, August 6, T. Boone will be hosting his second town hall event, this time in Lamar, Colorado. This is a free, open-to-the-public event, so if you live in the area and would like Continue Reading