T. Boone Pickens has long stated that the country with the best energy policy is the People’s Republic of China. With 1 billion more citizens than the U.S., China and its leaders recognize the importance of putting a plan in place for its citizens - and its security. Chines state-owned companies are constantly scouring the globe [...]
The following op-ed by T. Boone Pickens ran in the Statesman-Journal on Friday, December 6:
Since adoption of the Public Utility Holding Company Act in 1935, a compact has existed between utility companies and the citizens they serve: The company gets a monopoly within their area, and, in return, must provide service to everyone at government-approved [...]
America’s shale gas revolution is transforming the way our country powers itself. Now that transformation is re-shaping the shipping industry. The global fleet of 42 LNG-powered ships will almost triple in 2014, and it’s expected to increase 42-fold to almost 1,800 vessels by 2020.
This sort of shift is attracting interest from numerous stakeholders, including shipping companies, [...]
Momentum continues to build for natural gas-powered vehicles as a convenient fueling choice.
According to AutoBlog, the nation’s leading truck manufacturer, Ford Motor Company, began production of the 2014 F-150 with the ability to run on compressed natural gas, making Ford the only manufacturer with an available CNG/LPG-capable half-ton pickup.
Ford is now building the CNG F-150 at its [...]
When it comes to America’s Energy Report Card, October was a mixed bag.
The big news is that the United States produced more of its own oil here at home than we imported from other countries. That’s not good news. That’s great news. The last time this occurred was during Bill Clinton’s first term in office [...]