Oil tycoon Pickens puts Texas ranch on market for $250M
November 30, 2017
MIAMI, Texas (AP) — Famed oilfield wildcatter, financier and corporate raider T. Boone Pickens wants to sell his prized ranch, covering more than 100 square miles in the Texas Panhandle, for $250 million.
Pickens on Wednesday announced he's offering his Mesa Vista Ranch, about 90 miles northeast of Amarillo. Pickens in October put his Dallas mansion on the market for $5.9 million.
The 89-year-old Pickens has had health concerns that include a series of strokes.
Pickens built one of the country's biggest independent oil companies, Mesa Petroleum, before moving on to BP Capital and founding...