World News: 20:15 GMT Wednesday 11th September 2019. [Yahoo Business News Feed via SPi World News]
The Oklahoma-born tycoon, known for his folksy speech and ruthless business acumen, died surrounded by family and friends, his spokesman Jay Rosser said. 'Trading oil is not as intriguing to me as it once was,” Pickens wrote on his website, www.boonepickens.com, to announce the closure of the fund. In late 2017, Pickens had put his 65,000-acre (26,000-hectare) Mesa Vista Ranch in the Texas Panhandle up for sale at a price of $250 million.
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