Earlier today, I spoke with T. Boone Pickens, the billionaire investor who has spent more than a half-century in the oil business. Before we got to our broader discussion (more on that later) I asked him what he thought of the latest developments in the BP oil leak, and thought I’d pass his comments along.
“There’s no question they’re making progress on it,” Pickens said. “And they’ve got a little bit to go. I’m not concerned about that leak there on the bottom. It’s not related. It’s two miles away, and too far. But I would say you’ve probably got another 30 days before you kill the well.”
DISCLOSURE: Pickens is also the benefactor of the American Spectator‘s Young Journalism Training Program.