Tulsa Billionaire Kaiser On Forbes List

Saturday, March 14th 2009, 7:21 pm
By: News On 6

The Associated Press

OKLAHOMA CITY -- Tulsa billionaire George Kaiser tops the list of Oklahomans on this year's Forbes list of the world's wealthiest people.

The chairman of BOK Financial Corp. and Kaiser-Francis Oil Co. is ranked 43rd on the list with a net worth estimated at $9 billion.

Also on the list are Enid oilman Harold Hamm at $3.5 billion; Tulsa's Lynn Schusterman at $1.2 billion and Hobby Lobby founder David Green of Oklahoma City at $1.1 billion.

Among those who slipped off the list this year are Chesapeake Energy Corp. chairman Aubrey McClendon and Sandridge Energy Corp. chairman Tom Ridge. McClendon and Ridge are the co-founders of Oklahoma City-based Chesapeake.