Kelcy Warren, billionaire chief executive officer of Energy Transfer LP and Preston Hollow neighbor, addressed the Argus Americas Crude Summit wearing black cowboy boots and a suit, according to Rachel Adams-Heard at Bloomberg. When asked about the Dakota Access crude oil pipeline, which attracted protests when it was under construction and is now being expanded, Warren said, “I talk about DAPL like I talk about my son,” he said, referring to Dakota Access. “I’m so proud of that project.”

Here were his main points:

  • He defended the pipeline giant’s partnership structure.
  • He likes making deals.
  • He announced an upcoming commercial to air during the Masters golf tournament in April.

Of course, his son is Klyde Warren of Klyde Warren Park fame.


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