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7 Oil Magnates You Need To Follow On Twitter

7 Oil Magnates You Need To Follow On Twitter

Twitter Inc (NYSE: TWTR) can be an extremely useful and tradeable too for investors, but only if you follow the right people.

Here’s a look at 7 influential people in the oil & gas industry who have the potential for market-moving tweets.

1. T. Boone Pickens — @boonepickens

From commenting on the latest news in the oil & gas space to putting millionaire rappers in their place, billionaire T. Boone Pickens is always entertaining his 142,000 followers.

2. Sarah Kent — @SarahKentWSJ

Wall Street Journal oil & gas reporter Sarah Kent may not be an oil tycoon, but her 7,000 followers enjoy her breaking stories on the industry.

3. Salman bin Abdulaziz — @KingSalman

You may need a translator to read his tweets in English, but the king of Saudi Arabia obviously has a huge impact on the global oil market.

4. Rick Perry — @GovernorPerry

President-elect Donald Trump just announced Texas governor Rick Perry as his nominee for U.S. Secretary of Energy. Perry already had an influential voice in the oil & gas industry as Texas governor, but he could now play a huge role in shaping energy policy.

5. Andrew Littlefair — @A_Littlefair

Littlefair is the CEO of Clean Energy Fuels Corp (NASDAQ: CLNE) and frequently tweets about developments in the oil & gas industry, particularly when it comes to liquid natural gas.

6. Jeffrey Immelt — @JeffImmelt

Following General Electric Company (NYSE: GE)’s merger with Baker Hughes Incorporated (NYSE: BHI), the CEO of GE has become one of the most powerful and influential voices in the U.S. oil & gas industry.

7. Novak Alexander — @novakav1

Outside of Saudi Arabia, Russia is the world’s largest oil producer. Alexander is the Russian Minister of Energy, and he has more than 5,000 Twitter followers.

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