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Pickens: When we produce, we let it rip

CARLSBAD — The price of oil won’t be down for long, at least according to one wealthy expert. As soon as December of this year, oil is predicted to be back to $70 per barrel, said T. Boone Pickens, keynote speaker at Monday’s 2015 Southeastern New Mexico Mayor’s Energy Summit. Pickens, founder of Mesa Petroleum and current chairman of the ...

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Gov. Martinez to unveil new state energy plan

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Gov. Susana Martinez is expected to unveil a new energy policy as industry experts gather in southeastern New Mexico for an annual summit. The governor’s office says the new policy will call for an all-of-the-above approach, not unlike the prescription being pushed at the federal level. The plan has been more than a year in the making. ...

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Billionaire oil, investment leader to headline energy summit

CARLSBAD — Billionaire T. Boone Pickens, founder of Mesa Petroleum and current chairman of BP Capital Management hedge fund, will be the headline speaker at September’s Southeastern New Mexico Energy Summit. “We’re just so happy that he’s coming to Carlsbad,” said Carlsbad Mayor Dale Janway. “I’ve been following Boone Pickens for many, many years. I am a big fan of ...

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Boone Pickens sees oil rising, bets on Bush for White House

LAS VEGAS – Billionaire investor T. Boone Pickens, who cemented his fortune with bets on oil companies, said the price of oil would likely hit $75 dollars a barrel by yearend as demand revives. The octogenarian corporate-raider-turned-hedge-fund-investor also mused about politics, saying he has put his money on former Florida Governor Jeb Bush. He complained about gridlock in Washington and ...

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Twitter explodes with Keystone backlash

Within the hour of President Barack Obama’s veto of the Keystone XL pipeline, social media blew up with backlash against the decision. Of course, with battle as old as the Keystone, every political move has someone losing and left disgruntled. But, thanks to the digital age, we get the pleasure of receiving those bursts of emotional rage nearly instantaneously. Below ...

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T. Boone Pickens: Hard work, plan is necessary for success

By Zack Ponce | the Carlsbad Current-Argus (Carlsbad, N.M.) ARTESIA — Hard work pays off. That was the message T. Boone Pickens delivered to around 100 recent Artesia High School graduates as the guest speaker at the annual Chase Foundation scholarship dinner held Wednesday evening at the Artesia Country Club. Pickens, who has earned billions of dollars from various enterprises in ...

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Pickens teaming up with family-run Wyoming firm

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CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — T. Boone Pickens is teaming up with a family-run Wyoming business hoping to become the largest maker of natural gas engines for drilling rigs. The Texas oil tycoon’s energy hedge fund, BP Capital, is partnering with Casper-based Moser Energy Systems to create a new company — Mesa Natural Gas Solutions. Moser will continue making the engines and ...

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