T. Boone Pickens

Kochs fire back at T. Boone Cronyism

David and Charles Koch oppose NAT GAS Act subsidy bill that would benefit Texas billionaire, drawing his ire

A spokesman for libertarian philanthropists David and Charles Koch fired back at billionaire gas tycoon T. Boone Pickens, who recently said, “The biggest deterrent to an energy plan in America is Koch Industries.”

Natural Gasbags

Senate Dems, Sierra Club, T. Boone shoot down energy amendments

In a marathon Thursday session over a highway transportation bill, Senate Democrats blocked three energy amendments, killing legislation to expand offshore oil drilling, push forward with the Keystone XL oil pipeline, and delay EPA clean-air regulations.

Fill ’er Up

Soros, T. Boone pull up to the subsidy pump

The Obama administration and Congress have renewed a push for increased natural gas production in the U.S., but behind their claims of reduced oil consumption and pollution are a network of financial interests, cozy relationships, and wealthy investors.