Oil tycoon T. Boone Pickens dies at 91

Oil tycoon T. Boone Pickens dies at 91
BP Capital founder, Chairman and CEO T. Boone Pickens is interviewed by Maria Bartiromo on her "Opening Bell with Maria Bartiromo" program, on the Fox Business Network, in New York Tuesday, March 11, 2014. (AP Photo/Richard Drew) (Source: Richard Drew)

EAST TEXAS (KLTV) - Oil tycoon T. Boone Pickens has died at age 91.

The Associated Press reported the news Wednesday afternoon when Spokesman Jay Rosser confirmed the death.

Pickens made millions in oil and started his career in the 1980s. He was known for launching corporate takeover bids that resulted in payoffs.

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