Thomas Boone Pickens Jr. (born May 22, 1928) is an American business magnate and financier, who is also known for his philanthropy and alternative energy policy activism (the "Pickens Plan"). He was a well-known takeover operator and corporate raider during the 1980s.
Opinionated energy investor, entrepreneur, proponent of American energy resources, and philanthropist. Подписчиков: 145 тыс.
2013 Billionaires NET WORTH. Best known as a corporate raider for his runs at Gulf Oil, Unocal, Pioneer and others in the 1980s, in recent years T. Boone Pickens has focused on managing Dallas-based hedge funds and pushing his Pickens Plan to boost adoption of wind, solar, and especially natural gas. Plunging natural gas prices shelved a plan to build the world's largest wind farm in Texas.
This autobiography of T. Boone Pickens drew my interest partly because of the recent publicity of Mr. Pickens with his energy plan. This book is very readable and entertaining. Mr. Pickens comes across as a common country boy rather than an extremely wealthy oilman/financier. Part of his success appears to be rooted in his using new ideas and procedures that are now commonly known and used. I have read a few other books that touched on the Business Roundtable, Mr. Pickens has a scathing view of that organization. 3 people found this helpful.
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Boone Pickens is joined by Jay Rosser, his right hand man for 15 years who serves as his VP of Public Affairs, and seasoned political expert Tom Synhorst, who served as the Campaign Manager of the Pickens Plan. They reminisce about the beginnings. General David Petraeus tells T. Boone Pickens during this episode of the Pickens Podcast: We have a vital national interest in maintaining our relationships with the Middle East countries and to ensure the free flow of energy to nations around the wo. 6/8/2016.
бесплатно, без регистрации и без смс. With a Plan for Reducing . Oil DependencyIts never too late to top your personal best. Now eighty years old, T. Boone Pickens is a legendary figure in the business world.