T. Boone Pickens

T. Boone Pickens, iconic Chair of BP Capital Management and Founder of the Pickens Fuel Corporation, discusses his historical role in the Energy Industry en route to the success which made him one of the most prominent names in the world as well as a billionaire. He explains his frustrations regarding the lack of significant leadership regarding U.S. Energy policy, regardless of which political party is in office. He explains why reducing U.S. military involvement from the Middle East is extremely important for U.S. energy development and national stability. Pickens reveals he already has spent over $100 million on the development and promotion of the Pickens Plan, a concept he created that outlines how the U.S. can move from foreign to domestic raw energy sources to enable the country to be less dependent on unreliable sources of energy. Finally, Pickens explains why there is a need for more civility in our country along with a willingness to compromise at the highest levels of our government.