Colorado Gov. Bill Ritter was the closing speaker at the annual Colorado Oil & Gas Association’s annual three-day conference. In an article written by Cathy Proctor in the Denver Business Journal, Ritter said,
“Natural gas is a vital part of the New Energy Economy. It is a permanent part of the New Energy Economy. It’s not a bridge fuel, not a transition fuel, but a mission-critical fuel.”
Ok. We have a lot going on and I want to spend a few minutes sharing it all with you.
As you know, today -- July 8 -- is the first anniversary of the introduction of the Pickens Plan. We have been on the road for about 170 days over that period to 38 states, and have talked to tens of thousands of people in meetings ranging from one-on-one's with Senators Obama and McCain to standing-room-only halls for Town… Continue
Added by Geoff Bailey on July 9, 2009 at 1:12pm —
By JOHN HENREHAN/myfoxdc
Billionaire T. Boone Pickens tooled on over to Ben's Chili Bowl on Wednesday in his brightly-painted Honda GX Civic. He owns the car because it's the only model sold in the U.S. that burns compressed natural gas as a fuel.
"It costs me about a dollar a gallon to fuel that car," Pickens told reporters.
Pickens was in town to lend support to legislation that would extend or… Continue
Added by Geoff Bailey on July 9, 2009 at 9:19am —
05:43 PM CDT on Monday, July 6, 2009
Dallas Morning News
When a company the size of AT&T says it plans to make a massive investment in compressed natural gas-powered vehicles, the rest of us need to take notice.
The Dallas-based communications giant recently promised to spend $565 million over the next decade to buy 15,000 alternative fuel vehicles. At least $350 million of the investment, believed to be the largest of its kind by a U.S. company, will go toward… Continue
Added by Geoff Bailey on July 7, 2009 at 9:44am —
Remember this date: July 8, 2008. We look back on that day as the moment you decided to stand up for America and team up with me to set America’s energy course. We are in the final countdown to the Pickens Plan Anniversary and Energy Independence Day. Have you started working on your video? Get your family in on the action too….Click on www.pickensplan.com/videocontest. Declare…Continue
Added by Geoff Bailey on July 2, 2009 at 12:36am —
1. Shoot a 3-5 minute video with other members of the New Energy Army in your area.
2. Upload your video to http://push.pickensplan.com/video/video/new and tag it “anniversary”.
3. Once the video has been uploaded, email a link to the video to email@example.com.
4. Be sure to post your video on your District Group page…Continue
Added by Geoff Bailey on June 30, 2009 at 3:00pm —
Natural gas is the Rodney Dangerfield of transportation fuels. It's cheap. It's clean. But consumers don't have much of a chance to use it it because there's only model of natural gas car for sale.
Billionaire investor T. Boone Pickens has been beating the drum the loudest lately about the merits of natural gas as a clean(er) fuel that can also make the U.S. more energy independent. His argument was bolstered this week by the… Continue