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George Kaiser, president, CEO and owner of GBK Corporation, Tom Ward, chairman and Chief Executive Officer of SandRidge, T. Boone Pickens, founder and chairman, BP Capital Management, and John Richels, president, Devon Energy, participate in a session titled "Creative Frontiers, Innovation in Corporate America" at the Creativity World Forum being held in downtown Oklahoma City Tuesday, Nov. 16, 2010. Photo by Paul B. Southerland, The Oklahoman ORG XMIT: KOD