Among the families that for decades dominated the Texas oil business, the Hunt family of Dallas remains among the most successful. Forbes magazine ranks Ray Hunt as worth over $5 billion.
But now, he and his son Hunter are taking what Forbes calls, quote “a bit of a departure for this oil-soaked family”. The Hunts have started an investment venture to buy Oncor, the big utility company that runs wires and poles across North Texas.
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