Harold Hamm: The Billionaire Oilman Fueling America's Recovery

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Wed April 16, 2014

Harold Hamm: The Billionaire Oilman Fueling America's Recovery

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The May 5 issue of Forbes Magazine features Harold Hamm, the CEO of Oklahoma City-based Continental Resources, on the cover. Read the story below.
Harold Hamm has transformed the U.S. oil industry like no one since John D. Rockefeller, while helping to keep domestic prices low - and making himself a $17 billion fortune. The great domestic energy boom, he says, is just beginning. Two Scotches in, with seats on the floor of Oklahoma City's Chesapeake Energy Arena, Harold Hamm is feeling good.