PICKENS DENIED KN ENERGY SEAT

PICKENS DENIED KN ENERGY SEAT

KN Energy Inc. stockholders have denied corporate raider T. Boone Pickens Jr. a seat on the company's board of directors, the company announced.

Mr. Pickens got support from about 15 percent of the estimated 9.3 million shares voted, Dick Buxton, a KN spokesman, said Thursday.Mr. Pickens' Amarillo-based Mesa Limited Partnership owns about 4.9 percent of KN's outstanding stock.