288. Ray Davis
2.8 billion self-made-score: * source: Pipelines age: 75 residence: dallas B.B.A, letourneau u. ’66 In 1995, Davis and Kelcy Warren (No. 161) cofounded pipeline firm Energy Transfer Equity. He stepped down as its CO-CEO in 2007 but still owns 6% of the company. Its subsidiary Energy Transfer Partners won a heated battle in January for the right to build the Dakota Access Pipeline, which links oil fields in North Dakota to refineries in Illinois.