oil tycoon


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Noun1.oil tycoon - a powerful person in the oil businessoil tycoon - a powerful person in the oil business
big businessman, business leader, magnate, top executive, tycoon, baron, mogul, king, power - a very wealthy or powerful businessman; "an oil baron"
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1968: London Bridge was sold for PS1 million to oil tycoon Robert McCullough.
1968: London Bridge was sold for PS1m to oil tycoon Robert McCullough.
Navy and making his fortune as a Texas oil tycoon, Bush ascended politically as congressman, CIA director and vice president under Ronald Reagon before his time in the Oval Office.
Oil tycoon J Paul Getty (Christopher Plummer) refuses to plunder his billiondollar empire, arguing it would set a costly precedent.
HHH HH DRAFTED into replace scandal-hit Kevin Spacey, Christopher Plummer filmed scenes as oil tycoon John Paul Getty in nine days, but Ridley Scott's film is still generating awards buzz, with the stand-in star, 88, tipped for an Oscar.
DRAFTED in to replace scandal-hit Kevin Spacey, Christopher Plummer filmed scenes as oil tycoon John Paul Getty in nine days, but Ridley Scott's film is still generating awards buzz, with the stand-in star, 88, tipped for an Oscar.
Local hosts include Dallas businessman Doug Deason, Judith Goodson, oil tycoon Harold Hamm, oil and gas attorney Gaylord T.
In Eighties soap Dallas, Linda's character Sue Ellen was used to the finer things in life, with a few million quid in the bank, despite suffering at the hands of rogue oil tycoon JR and battling alcohol addiction.
AN OIL tycoon and his wife have put up a reward after thieves raided their home and stole more than PS40,000 of jewellery.
Russia has issued an international arrest warrant for Kremlin critic and former oil tycoon Mikhail Khodorkovsky whom police accuse of ordering the killing of the mayor of a Siberian oil town, a police spokesman said on Wednesday.
Cab boss John Griffin gave PS250,000 and oil tycoon Abdul Majid-Jafar PS25,000.