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Take a look inside the 100-square-mile Texas ranch that T. Boone Pickens, the oil magnate who just died at 91, listed for $250 million in 2017

4 monthes ago   |   By Business Insider

T. Boone Pickens, the famed oil prospector and famed hedge-fund founder, died on Wednesday, September 11 at age 91 .
He was the owner of Mesa Vista Ranch, one of the most expensive properties in America .
In 2017, he put the ranch on the market for $250 million. No one has bought it yet.
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T. Boone Pickens, a famous oil prospector, hedge fund founder, and philanthropist, passed away on September 11 at age 91 .
Pickens had a long, successful career in business. He founded the oil and gas company Mesa Petroleum and the hedge fund BP Capital...
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Risk Taker: Oil Wildcatter, Hedge Fund Manager

Risk Taker: Oil Wildcatter, Hedge Fund Manager

4 monthes ago   |   By Forbes

T. Boone Pickens died at 91 on Wednesday. In 2017, we honored Pickens as one of the 100 Greatest Business Minds and asked him to write a short passage in our book celebrating Forbes' 100th anniversary. This is what he wrote.
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T. Boone Pickens Is Dead; Oil Magnate and Corporate Raider Was 91

4 monthes ago   |   By NY Times

He made big oil companies quake by threatening to take them over. His targets included Gulf Oil, Unocal and Phillips Petroleum.
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Spokesman: Oil Tycoon and Corporate Raider T. Boone Pickens Has Died at Age 91

4 monthes ago   |   By Time

T. Boone Pickens, a brash and quotable oil tycoon who grew even wealthier through corporate takeover attempts, died Wednesday. He was 91.
Pickens' spokesman Jay Rosser confirmed the death to The Associated Press. Pickens suffered a series of strokes in 2017 and was hospitalized that July after what he called a “Texas-sized fall.”
An only child who grew up in a small railroad town in Oklahoma, Pickens followed his father into the oil and gas business. After just three years, he formed his own company and built a reputation as a maverick, unafraid to compete against oil-industry giants.
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Oil tycoon T. Boone Pickens dies at age 91

4 monthes ago   |   By ABC

T. Boone Pickens, a brash and quotable oil tycoon who grew even wealthier through corporate takeover attempts, died at age 91.
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T. Boone Pickens, oil tycoon and philanthropist, dead at 91

T. Boone Pickens, oil tycoon and philanthropist, dead at 91

4 monthes ago   |   By New York Post

OKLAHOMA CITY - T. Boone Pickens, who amassed a fortune as an oil tycoon and corporate raider and gave much of it away as a philanthropist, has died. He was 91. Spokesman Jay Rosser confirmed Pickens' death Wednesday to The Associated Press. Pickens made his first millions in oil, burnishing an image as a maverick,...
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Oil tycoon and corporate raider T. Boone Pickens dies at 91

4 monthes ago   |   By Los Angeles Times

The oil tycoon led bids to take over Gulf, Phillips and Unocal, and late in his career became a champion of renewable energy.
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T. Boone Pickens, the 'Oracle of Oil,' corporate raider and billionaire philanthropist, dies at 91

4 monthes ago   |   By CNBC

T. Boone Pickens was a wildcatter, corporate raider, hedge fund founder, and billionaire philanthropist.
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