published Thursday, May 19th, 2011

Pickens predicts gas prices will go up, urges moving trucks to natural gas

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    T. Boone Pickens is a billionaire Texas oil man known for his expertise on energy issues.

DALTON, Ga. — Businessman T. Boone Pickens is predicting the price of gasoline will go up before the end of the year because of all the unrest in the Middle East.

Pickens told attendees at Dalton’s Manufacturing Summit today that the increase will be just one more reason to begin adapting 18-wheeler trucks and public vehicles to run on natural gas.

For complete details, see tomorrow’s Chattanooga Times Free Press.

about Pam Sohn...

Pam Sohn has been reporting or editing Chattanooga news for 25 years. A Walden’s Ridge native, she began her journalism career with a 10-year stint at the Anniston (Ala.) Star. She came to the Chattanooga Times Free Press in 1999 after working at the Chattanooga Times for 14 years. She has been a city editor, Sunday editor, wire editor, projects team leader and assistant lifestyle editor. As a reporter, she also has covered the police, ...

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